Aviators and Aviation

Vestavia Hills Civic Center

1975 Merryvale Road
Vestavia, AL 35216

Instructor: Wayne Novy, Curator, Southern Museum of Flight - Familiarization with the events, aircraft, and people of aviation from the beginning of the 20th Century, with emphasis on Eddie Rickenbacker, Charles Lindbergh and Jimmy Doolittle. Discussion will be enhanced with the use of vintage images and artifacts. Define common aviation terminology, definitions, and acronyms. Summarize the basic principles of flight. Review basic aircraft systems, instruments, and components of a conventional airplane. Apply the basic principles of navigation and aeronautical chart interpretation. For Southern Museum of Flight field trip, see page 33.

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Thursday, October 05, 2017

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