Current Topics in Aviation (AER300)
The course examines the leading issues in aviation today with world-recognized aviation expert John Goglia. From topics such as the controversy over outsourced maintenance to the growth and safety record of commuters to the impacts of fatigue on air traffic controllers, pilots and mechanics, the course will encourage frank and candid exploration of these and other contemporary aviation topics. The course enables students to explore the complexities of these issues and the difficulties faced by industry and regulatory agencies. The course will include behind-the-scenes views of how the FAA, NTSB and other agencies interact and how that affects aviation safety.