MOOC "Introduction to Aircraft"

Estonian Aviation Academy is conducting a free online course "Introduction to Aircraft" from 15.10.2018 to 25.11.2018. Deadline for registration 10.10.2018.

  • authors: Jaan Susi, Hans Künka;
  • language: English;
  • training volume: 1 ECTS (26 hours);
  • course duration: 6 weeks;
  • course target group: people interested in aviation


The course is dedicated to categorization of aircraft. All possible categories of aircraft flying up to date are been discussed starting from their history and brief information about most known representatives of each category is given.

Description of e-course

The course is run in the Estonian Aviation Academy's e-learning environment Moodle. The course is presented in a form of full e-aid, containing 11 different lessons. For each lesson (video lecture), an additional brief written form content of the particular lesson is given and a 10-question test is proposed after each lesson.

Course certification

Students who successfully complete weekly quizzes will receive the Estonian Aviation Academy's Certificate of Course Completion.

Course outcomes

All of the persons, having passed the course, will know the basic principles of categorization of aircraft, know the categories of aircraft, distinguish the belonging of some different aircraft to different categories, know some facts from the history of aircraft and also some basic technical data of some aircraft.    

  • Course syllabus here.