Aviation English (AVM305) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Aviation English AVM305 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives Students ensure that read and understand articles written in English in the field of civil aviation, be able to use a wide vocabulary professional field, to follow new developments in civil aviation.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Students can follow rapidly developing and changing aviation events in the world.
  • Students can express in English the changing trends in the aviation industry.
  • Students can describe the aviation sector as English.
  • Students when faced with international manual/legal regulations can understand what they read.
Course Content International aviation terms, air transport and airport sectors, air cargo industry, airline alliances.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Alphabet and numbers used in aviation
2 Air transport industry, Air transport economic and social impacts and benefits.
3 Civil aviation organizations.
4 Elements of Air Transportation; Air carriers, Airports, Aviation services, Customers, Regulatory and supervisory institutions.
5 Elements of Air Transportation.
6 Airport Design
7 Airport Design
8 Mid-term Exam
9 Environmental impacts of airports, Aircraft accidents.
10 New Aircraft Designs.
11 Air cargo sector.
12 In-flight services offered.
13 Airline marketing.
14 Global Alliances.
15 Airline Mergers.
16 The evaluation of the course.


Course Book 1. Alexander T. Wells, John G. Wensveen, Air Transportation, A Management Perspective, Fifth Edition, Thomson, 2004.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 10
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 0
Percentage of Final Work 100
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to apply airframe and powerplant maintenance skills for the candidates to prepare for the EASA JAR 66 certification.
2 To learn the technical terms and concepts in order to communicate verbally and in writing about the maintenance procedures, reports and results.
3 An ability to apply of knowledge and skills in solving aircraft maintenance problems.
4 An ability to understand and apply fundamental sciences and forethoughts the facts and precautions (such as physics).
5 The knowledge of operating principles of aircraft, and fundamental principles of aircraft flight and maintenance.
6 A standard and widespread understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
7 Knowledge of the importance of the application of maintenance procedures correctly.
8 Knowledge of personal safety.
9 An ability to perform inspection techniques.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 3 42
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 5 5
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 10 10
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 120