138 - History of Aviation in America
July 5 - July 7
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Cost - $50.00
From the earliest form of flight with the Wright Brothers, to modern day aircraft, the class will cover development of aviation in America, from fighters to modern airliners. Participants will have a chance to fly at the controls of a modern regional jet simulator, the CRJ-700, and see what it is like to fly out of Salt Lake City in high definition simulation! Class limited to 24 participants.
Course Instructor: Andreas Wesemann is an assistant professor and professional practice instructor in the Aviation Technology Program. He arrived at Utah State University in 2015 after more than 27 years in the U.S. Air Force. While serving in the Air Force, Wesemann worked as an instructor pilot in five different aircraft, taught German at the Air Force Academy, and instructed at Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training, where he helped develop the next generation of pilots. His professional interests are in areas related to aviation, including curriculum development, leadership and ethics in the cockpit, and safety and risk management systems.