AVIATION

Welcome to the Aviation Program

The Alexandria-Fairfax Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity (AF Alumni), in conjunction with the Northern Virginia Urban League (NVUL), is currently offering a ten week introduction to aviation course for 6th – 12th grade boys and girls. boys This program emphasizes the roles of math, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in the field of aviation.

“Your Wings already exist. All You Have to Do is fly.”

Course Overview

The course is designed to enlighten and stimulate the participants through hands on interaction with realistic flight simulators and exciting classroom instruction. Due to the restrictions imposed by Covid-19, this year’s course will be offered virtually. Students will be guided through the course and will have access to flight simulation software that can be ran from their favorite web browser. There is no setup or additional costs for families.  Students will only need access to a tablet or laptop.

Session 1

Introduction to Aerodynamics

Session 2

Aircraft Components, Basic Instruments

Session 3

Review  of Aircraft Types

Session 4

Landing Basics

Session 5

The National Airspace System

Session 6

Introduction to Meteorology

Session 7

Basic Communications

Session 8

Hazardous Weather

Session 9

Weight & Balance

Session 10

Aviation Physiology

Session 11

Aviation Fundamentals