Embry-Riddle offers free Aviation 101 online class


For those who dream of becoming pilots, strive for jobs in aviation or are curious about the marvels of modern flight, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University is now offering Aviation 101, a free online class.

Meant primarily for high school and middle school students, but open to all ages, Aviation 101 is composed of 12 high-definition video lessons that will give students an introduction to the industry. Course topics include aircraft systems, aerodynamics, flight instruments, airports, airspace, air traffic control, aeromedical factors, aviation weather, performance, navigation and more.

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Embry-Riddle offers short courses

Embry-Riddle will hold a variety of aviation-focused short courses beginning in April at its campuses in Daytona Beach, Fla., and Prescott, Ariz.

The five-day courses can be completed individually or combined to earn an Embry-Riddle Certificate of Management in Aviation Safety. In addition, two three-day workshops at the Daytona Beach Campus will cover aviation safety management systems and unmanned aircraft systems.

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