Students in degree programs offered by the Department of Applied Aviation Sciences at Embry-Riddle’s Prescott Campus have full access to our suite of unparalleled laboratories, some of which are run by students, with others supervised by expert faculty members who have vast industry experience.
From designing and building to conducting leading-edge research, you’ll be able to get the practical experience that will help you stand out in a competitive job market or move on to pursue an advanced degree.
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What are the Applied Science labs at Embry-Riddle’s Prescott Campus?
Air Traffic Control Laboratory: Featuring simulation software that mimics real-life aircraft performance, this lab gives Air Traffic Management students the chance for one-on-one instruction using the software and technology employed in real ATC facilities.
Design-Build-Fly Shop: Run by students and located in our state-of-the-art Aerospace Experimentation and Fabrication Building (aka AXFAB), the Design-Build-Fly Shop is a two-room work area that supports capstone projects, engineering competition teams and Computer-Aided Design courses. It features a large CNC laser cutter and a CNC 4-axis hotwire foam cutter.
Meteorology Laboratory: From our rooftop observation deck to the weather balloon launch facility, this leading-edge lab provides the opportunity for in-depth learning. In addition to 600GB of archived and real-time data available for research, it offers automated weather stations and radiosonde tracking systems, among other features.
Raisbeck Design Studio: Located with seven other industry-grade labs, workshops and studios in our renowned STEM Education Center, the Raisbeck Design Studio is a three-room suite complemented by the Aeronautical Engineering Design Lab and used for senior capstone design projects.