Explore aviation history, physics, and engineering concepts related to flight: atmospheric conditions, aerodynamics, propulsion systems, aircraft structures, airplane performance analysis, stability and control, helicopter aerodynamics, and an introduction to airplane design. Apply these principles in a laboratory setting and participate in field trips, guest lectures, workshops, and contests. This course is math-intensive. Prerequisite: SAT Math-500 (if tested in seventh grade before March 2016) OR SAT Math-530 (if tested in seventh grade in March 2016 or later) OR ACT Math-18. If tested in eighth grade, SAT Math-570 OR ACT Math-21. Completion of Algebra I is preferred but not required.