Webinars

The KU Aerospace Short Course Program presents free webinars, as well as the History of Airplane Design webinar series, for which a fee is charged.

Free Webinars

Throughout the year, our industry-expert instructors create and present free, one-hour webinars on a variety of aerospace topics. These webinars are recorded and made available on our website.

History of Airplane Design Webinar Series

Dr. Jan Roskam presents the History of Airplane Design webinar series. Each one-hour webinar focuses on specific companies and their contributions to the commercial, military and transport aircraft industries. Learn from a legend in aircraft design how some of today's best known companies got started, persevered or went bankrupt, merged or made it on their own. History of Airplane Design webinars are not available for viewing following the live presentation.

Courses & Events

From the earliest simplistic attempts to figure out vertical flight to the modern age of tiltrotor transport configuration, composite fuselages and rotors and fly-by-wire control systems, join Harold Rosenstein as he presents a free webinar on rotorcraft history and development.
In this webinar, Dr. Jan Roskam takes you "across the pond" to profile five British aircraft manufacturers.
In today's modern aircraft there is a greater reliance on highly integrated electrical systems in performing critical airplane functions. The Electrical Wiring Interconnection System (EWIS) is now seen as an essential component to the overall safety of the airplane. Join Thomas Taylor as he presents a free webinar on the requirements and methodology used in developing the EWIS safety analysis.
From the most produced military airplane (ever), to a glider manufacturer who ended up developing a very successful series of jet trainers, this webinar delves into two Russian and four French aircraft manufacturing companies -highlighting their innovations, successes and failures.