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This course is an introduction to analysis and design of aircraft structures. Course content includes design criteria, structural design concepts, loads and load paths, metallic and composite materials; static strength, buckling and crippling, durability and damage tolerance, practical design considerations, certification and repair. Analysis exercises and a design project are included to better involve students in the learning process.


April 6-10, 2020, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport Southcenter (Seattle, WA)
October 19-23, 2020, B Resort Hotel Orlando (Orlando, FL)
This course discusses the concepts of aircraft ground and flight testing that may be required to ensure that aircraft level systems are safe for operation when exposed to the effects of electromagnetic effects (EME), high intensity radiated fields (HIRF), lightning, precipitation static (P-static), and transmitting personal electronic devices (TPEDs).


April 6-10, 2020, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport Southcenter (Seattle, WA)
This course provides an overview of FAA Aircraft Certification in its regulatory context, including type design approvals, production approvals, airworthiness approvals, major repair and alteration approvals, field approvals, and continued operational safety.


April 6-9, 2020, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport Southcenter (Seattle, WA)
September 14-17, 2020, San Diego Marriott Mission Valley (San Diego, CA)
This course provides an introduction to and definition of the basic flight test process, application of engineering principles to flight tests and description of common flight test practices, along with an introduction to the flight test discipline. The course is embellished with a variety of examples from completed flight test programs.


April 6-10, 2020, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport Southcenter (Seattle, WA)
This course will present key aspects of vertical flight and rotorcraft challenges through a review of the historical evolution, basic principles and enabling technologies. It will cover the fundamental principles underlying rotorcraft flight, flight performance, rotor limitations, configurations and conceptual design. Emphasis is placed on relating rotorcraft aerodynamics to airplane aerodynamics for those making the transition.


April 6-9, 2020, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport Southcenter (Seattle, WA)
This course will discuss the Enhanced Airworthiness Program for Airplane Systems/Fuel Tank Safety (EAPAS/FTS) rule. This rule requires design approval holders (DAH) and applicants to develop instructions for continued airworthiness (ICA), consisting of maintenance and inspection tasks, intervals, and procedures for the representative airplane's electrical wiring interconnection systems (EWIS) for each affected type design.


April 6-8, 2020, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport Southcenter (Seattle, WA)
This course will introduce students to cyber threats and vulnerabilities that U.S. aerospace businesses face daily. Tactics used by nation-state adversaries and individual hackers to attack U.S. networks and systems will be examined, with an emphasis on new and emerging techniques. This course builds designer, engineer, and operator risk understanding by demonstrating how they should identify vulnerabilities and consequences and correlate them with threats to identify risk. Prevention techniques and countermeasures will also be identified to support individuals as they return to their respective companies, so that they may work towards implementing cybersecurity measures that better protect their company systems and networks.

This course will be offered in 2020 in the following locations:

  • April 7-9, 2020, Seattle, Washington
  • September 21-23, 2020, San Diego, California
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This course provides an introduction to high-performance composite materials, covering both engineering and manufacturing of composite parts and assemblies, basic material properties of the constituents (fiber and matrix), how they combine to form plies, or lamina, how to obtain lamina properties, how laminae are combined to form laminates and how to obtain the laminate properties. Other engineering topics include stress analysis, failure criteria and testing methods.


April 6-10, 2020, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport Southcenter (Seattle, WA)
This course develops the skills necessary to write and review system safety assessments for regulatory compliance to 14CFR 2X.1309 and 23.2510.Please note: This course replaces Commercial Aircraft Safety Assessment and 1309 Design Analysis.


April 6-10, 2020, DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport Southcenter (Seattle, WA)
September 14-18, 2020, San Diego Marriott Mission Valley (San Diego, CA)