342-0422/03 – Aircraft General Knowledge 1 (VZL1)

Gurantor departmentInstitute of TransportCredits3
Subject guarantorIng. Vojtěch Graf, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Rostislav Horecký, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFSIntended for study typesBachelor
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HOR53 Ing. Rostislav Horecký, Ph.D.
HRA56 Josef Hranický
SMR46 doc. Ing. Vladimír Smrž, Ph.D.
SOB37 Ing. Lubor Sobek, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Examination 3+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim of the course is to acquaint students with the basic structural units of aircraft, materials for their production and the basic principles of maintenance of aircraft technology.

Teaching methods



After completing the course, the student will gain an overview of the structural units of aircraft, materials used for their production and possible ways of damage. They will also get acquainted with the basic principles of aircraft maintenance.

Compulsory literature:

STERKENBURG, Ronald. Aircraft maintenance and repair. Eighth edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2019. ISBN 978-1-260-44105-5.

Recommended literature:

KROES, Michael J. a James R. RARDON. Aircraft basic science. 7th ed. New York: Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, c1993. Glencoe aviation technology series. ISBN 0-02-801814-1.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements



Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

The course focuses on teaching design and construction of small aircraft, their equipment and the establishment of the institutional capacities of such aircraft.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Examination Examination 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 342-0471/03

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (B3712) Air Transport Technology (3708R037) Aircraft Operation Technology P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (B3712) Air Transport Technology (3708R037) Aircraft Operation Technology P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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