Module 08: Basic Aerodynamics

Module 08: Basic Aerodynamics


SKU: N/A Category:

This category B1 aerodynamics module initially establishes the need for a standard atmosphere (ISA) and to describe the properties of the atmosphere as applicable to aerodynamics. The module investigates the airflow around a body and the generation of lift and drag as well as forces that act on an aircraft whilst in steady flight and while carrying out manoeuvres. The module continues by discussing specific design features of aircraft for stability as well as those applicable for control, drag and lift augmentation. 

Primary Target Group

  • Engineering minded persons seeking to enter the sector
  • Professionals working in the industry who wish to obtain or enhance their license privileges 

Recommended Requirements


Module Material

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Online and downloadable detailed EASA and/or UK CAA approved Part 66 module study material.

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Delivery Method

Self Study

Module Access 

56 day access to the module study material from day of purchase (additional 14 days access for EASA & UKCAA pathway)


Multi choice exam (essay for applicable modules 7A, 9A & 10). See Exam Centre section here for more information.


EASA and/or UKCAA Part 147 Approved type Certificate of Recognition (Examination Only)