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Winter/Spring 2015
Oct 27, 2016
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AER 1003N - Aviation Weather
This course provides the student with an understanding of the meteorological foundation critical for the safe conduct of flight. It provides a systematic development of the variables comprising atmospheric composition and structure, atmospheric circulation systems, and aviation weather hazards. Additionally, students will learn to read and understand weather surface maps, routine meteorological reports and forecasts. This course will provide all students intending to enter the aviation industry, whether as pilots, air traffic controllers, flight dispatchers, operations controllers, or managers in any sector of the industry, the ability to understand the complexities and implications of weather on the aviation business. Prerequisite: Successful performance on the Dowling placement tests in both English and Mathematics, or the approval of Instructor.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Aviation Division
Aviation Department

( Freshmen Compass Placement Num 060 or Pre College level DVM 0005 Minimum Grade of P or Freshman Numerical Skills Plac 23) and ( Freshmen Compass Placement Wrt 070 or Freshman Writing Placement 26 or Pre College level DVE 0001 Minimum Grade of P)

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