Build A Plane.org LookUp!/Additional resources
More information about specific topics beyond the general information provided in the links above.
- Hints for Homebuilders - lots of great how to videos from EAA workshops - new videos being added weekly
Flight, pilot training
- Aero Scholars – high school program – two online aviation courses, lecture material, educational video, 3D animations, interactive questions, and other multimedia learning tools.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)
- AOPA Pilots and Teachers Handbook (PATH) effectively connects math, science, physics, history, and technology to the basics of general aviation.
- Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum - aspect ratio, science in your airplane seat
- Kahn Academy - online video lessons in a wide range of math and science topics
People, places and events
Resources, directories and libraries
- NASA Education - Glenn, [Ames]
- Van's Aircraft - Resources information and contacts for RV kit aircraft builders of interest to other plane projects
Lift, drag, thrust and gravity
- The Airfoil Misconception in K-6 Textbook - Since the upper surface of the wing is longer, it causes the upper air to flow faster than the lower, which (by Bernoulli's principle) creates lower ...
- Bernoulli's Principle Examples: Airplane Wings and Curve Balls - A flying airplane, a curve ball in baseball, and a ping pong ball in a funnel are all examples of Bernoulli's principle.
- Bernoulli's theorem is just a statement of the law of conservation of energy and so it is true for airplane wings. Newton's law of action and reaction is ...
- Bernoulli and Wings - the faster air on top of the wing creates a lower air pressure (Bernoulli's principle) on top of the wing than below it. providing lift
- Bernoulli's Principle Animation - Bernoulli's Principle states that as the speed of a moving fluid ... For clear and thorough explanations of airplane wings,
- Bernoulli's equation and an airplane's wing - Physics question - Bernoulli's equations explain 100 of the lifting force.
- DiscoverHover Curriculum Guide #8 - Bernoulli's Principle - One of the most widely used applications of Bernoulli's principle is in the airplane wing. Wings are shaped so that the top side of the wing is curved.