135 - How Airplanes Fly: See Historic Logan from the Air!
July 5 - July 7
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost - $50.00
The new REDBIRD full motion (3-axis) simulator will introduce participants to the exciting life of a pilot. Each participant will be at the controls of a 200 degree visibility simulator from take-off to landing over either Salt Lake City or Logan, Utah. After learning about the various flight controls, how aircraft fly and the rules of the air, each participant will have time in a simulator to practice. Optional flights are $85, and will be at the controls of a DA-40 Diamondstar Aircraft with a highly qualified instructor. Based upon weight of participants and desire, participants may have availability to have someone in the back for a free flight (spouse, friend, etc.). Each individual flying will be required to sign a waiver prior to the flight. Flights will be dependent upon the weather and aircraft availability, but may occur outside of 'class time' due to scheduling.
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.