Hogeschool van Amsterdam

Aviation Academy

Design, Build and Fly

This programme broadens your knowledge of design aspects of technical engineering and troubleshooting. You will learn about the importance of weight distribution in an aircraft, aerodynamics and aircraft stability and control. You will also gain theoretical and practical skills in the use of composite materials. For more information about the programme please click here.

Programme Outline

  • Credits: 30 ECTS (one semester only)
  • Educational format: assignments, lectures, workshops
  • Term: autumn semester (beginning of September- end of January) or spring semester (beginning of February-mid July)

Important dates:

Autumn semester

  • Mandatory introduction & kick-off Wed. 1st September 2021
  • Start programme Mon. 6th September 2021
  • End programme Fri. 4th February 2022

Spring semester:

  • Mandatory introduction & kick-off Thu. 3rd February 2022
  • Start programme Mon. 7th February 2022
  • End programme Fri. 8th July 2022

Attention: The programme end is scheduled outside of the arranged housing possibilities, you will have to arrange your own housing for the remaining days.

Course:

Design, Build and Fly

Component code

ECTS (per subject)

DBF: Concept Presentation & Defense

6119DBFCTM

10

DBF: Peer Assessment

6119DBFCAS

0

DBF: Detail Design Report

6119DBFDP1

5

DBF: Production Plan

6119DBFDP2

2,5

DBF: Aircraft Construction

6219DBFDPD

2,5

DBF: Peer Assessment

6219DBFDAS

0

DBF: Design Evaluation Report

6219DBFEPA

5

DBF: Individual Defense

6219DBFETM

5

DBF: Peer Assessment

6219DBFEAS

0

Since you will be working closely together with other students in a project team throughout the programme and since all courses are inter-related, please note that you will be required to take all of the above-mentioned courses. It is not possible to opt for a sub-selection of courses.

Notes:

If you are accepted by AUAS Aviation Academy, you will be required to submit your learning agreement. Please note that:

  • your Learning Agreement should have a signature from your home institution; and that
  • you should mention the course names, component codes and amount of ECTS on the Learning Agreement, according to the table provided above under ‘course details’.

Spring semester:

  • Mandatory introduction & kick-off Thu. 30 January 2020
  • Start programme Mon. 3 February 2020
  • End programme Fri. 26 June 2020

Attention: The programme end is scheduled outside of the arranged housing possibilities, you will have to arrange your own housing for the remaining days.

Course:

Design, Build and Fly

Component code

ECTS (per subject)

DBF: Concept Presentation & Defense

6320DBFCTM

10

DBF: Peer Assessment

6320DBFCAS

0

DBF: Detail Design Report

6320DBFDP1

5

DBF: Production Plan

6320DBFDP2

2,5

DBF: Aircraft Construction

6420DBFDPD

2,5

DBF: Peer Assessment

6420DBFDAS

0

DBF: Design Evaluation Report

6420DBFEPA

5

DBF: Individual Defense

6420DBFETM

5

DBF: Peer Assessment

6420DBFEAS

0

Since you will be working closely together with other students in a project team throughout the programme and since all courses are inter-related, please note that you will be required to take all of the above-mentioned courses. It is not possible to opt for a sub-selection of courses.

Notes:

  • After application students will receive, if accepted, a confirmation within a couple of weeks of the application deadline. NOTE, this programme has a limited capacity.

If you are accepted by AUAS Aviation Academy, you will be required to submit your learning agreement. Please note that:

  • your Learning Agreement should have a signature from your home institution; and that
  • you should mention the course names, component codes and amount of ECTS on the Learning Agreement, according to the table provided above under ‘course details’.
Published by  Faculty of Technology 15 September 2021