Undergraduate Course Catalog 2008-2009
COURSE: 47-214 Aviation History II - The Jet Age (3)
Subsequent to the conclusion of World War II in 1945, aviation technology accelerated the development and improvement of the jet engine, exploited the capabilities and performance of larger propeller aircraft and ushered in the realization of manned space flight. This course chronicles the achievements of the pioneers in flight, design and manufacturing who were instrumental in the aeronautical advances across commercial, military and general aviation. Offered: Spring.