Flight Guidance 2 (Commercial Aircraft Operations)
This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.
Module version of SS 2020 (current)
There are historic module descriptions of this module. A module description is valid until replaced by a newer one.
Whether the module’s courses are offered during a specific semester is listed in the section Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature below.
|available module versions|
|SS 2020||SS 2016||SS 2013|
MW2085 is a semester module in German or English language at Bachelor’s level and Master’s level which is offered in summer semester.
This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.
- Catalogue of non-physics elective courses
|Total workload||Contact hours||Credits (ECTS)|
|90 h||30 h||3 CP|
Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions
Air traffic management
Navigation and charts
Flight preparation and operation"
Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature
Courses and Schedule
|VO||2||Flight Guidance 2||
Wed, 10:15–11:45, MW 0608m
and singular or moved dates
Learning and Teaching Methods
Conduction of flight planning tasks and computations with instructur's support
Self-reliant application of the lecture's content"
EASA Regulation Library: www.easa.europa.eu/document-library
EASA ATPL Training Jeppesen. Air Law, Meteorology, Flight Planning, Performance, Mass & Balance
EASA ATPL Training Oxford. Air Law, Meteorology, Flight Planning, Performance, Mass & Balance
Heinrich Mensen. Moderne Flugsicherung,
Jürgen Mies. Privatpiloten Bibliothek Wetter. Band 6. Motorbuch Verlag. 2001
European AIS Database: www.ead.eurocontrol.int
ICAO. North Atlantic Operations and Airspace Manual. Edition 2014/2015
Filippone, A.. Flight performance of Fixed and Rotary Wing Aircraft. Oxford: Elsevier Ltd. 2006
Dole, C. E., Lewis, J. E.. Flight Theory and Aerodynamics. New York: Wiley-Interscience. 2000
Civil Aviation Authority. CAP Library
Spektrum Akademischer Verlag. Wetter und Unwetter, 2014
Spektrum Akademischer Verlag. Wetter und Klima, 2015
Spektrum Akademischer Verlag. El Nino, 2015
Description of exams and course work
Note in view of the limitations on university operations as a result of the CoViD19 pandemic: If the basic conditions (hygiene, physical distance rules, etc.) for a classroom-based examination cannot be met, the planned form of examination can be changed to a written or oral online examination in accordance with §13a APSO. The decision about this change will be announced as soon as possible, but at least 14 days before the date of the examination by the examiner after consultation with the board of examiners of the respective study program.
There is a possibility to take the exam in the following semester.