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Propulsion Systems JC-AER-3007


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Course Description

Propulsion systems help the airplane overcome drag and achieve lift. They are a critical component to safely sustaining flight. In this course, you will learn the two primary types of propulsion systems and how they operate.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

• Describe the type of propulsion systems used in airplanes

• List the types of reciprocating engines

• List the major components of a reciprocating engine

• Describe how a reciprocating engine works

• List the major components of a turbine engine

• Describe how a turbine engine works

• Understand the importance of preventing foreign object damage

Estimated completion time (hours): 1.7