The series provides insight into the Aviation world as regards the machinery of The series provides insight into the Aviation world as regards the machinery of flight. The sum of the parts equal the whole but none are extraneous- meaning that absent any single area the aircraft cannot fly. When ATC computers fail all aircraft are grounded. The aircraft is 100% airworthy, the crew and passengers are loaded -but- because of a computer problem 1000 away, it can't fly! The lecture series presents the student with an insiders view and understanding of the costs and relationship of the parts involved in commercial transportation.