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National Air and Space Museum |
the museum makes visitors feel proud to be human – to be members of a species that has traveled from a lonely beach at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, to the dusty surface of the moon in less than...
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Up, Up and Away! - Airplanes - Unit - TeachEngineering
Bernoulli's principle. The forces caused by moving air enable airplanes to fly and trains to slow. Engineers take advantage of the nature of air pressure so their designs of these and many othe...
Top 10 Pioneering Women of Aviation - Listverse
true pioneer and adventurer in a time when women were not welcome in a male-dominated field. Spanning almost a century, these women should be remembered for their determination, as well as their sk...
Early Aviation Pioneers: Early British Aviators
The Wright Brothers are recognised almost universally as the first to fly a heavier-than-air powered aeroplane on 17 December 1903 at Kitty Hawk in North Carolina. Their arch-rival was Glenn Curtis...
Early Aviation Pioneers: The First Steps
Successful powered flight was the culmination of centuries of consideration, from its earliest documented record in England. The early dreamers and pioneers of aviation included a 13th century cler...
Aviation pioneer in Class of 2018 for National Inventors Hall of Fame - Top Aviation News
Jones conceived of antennas designed to conform to the aerodynamic shape of a projectile, resolving challenges related to size, weight, volume, and electrical properties to realize his idea.His fir...
6 Little-Known Pioneers of Aviation - HISTORY
From an early glider experimenter to the first man to fly solo around the world, here are six lesser-known pilots and inventors who made their mark on aviation. "
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Solid-state, ion-drive airplane silently flies with no fuel or moving parts
"electroaerodynamics" and uses an ionic wind to create thrust. a heavier than air craft that needs no moving parts for achieving powered lift. The 5-lb (2.3-kg) prototype with a 16-ft (5...
Odysseus solar-powered, ultra-long endurance, autonomous aircraft readied for maiden flight
Odysseus, its full-scale, solar-powered, autonomous aircraft designed to stay in the air for months at a time. Odysseus, scheduled for its first test flight in 2019, is just one of a number of High...
Autonomous glider can fly like an albatross, cruise like a sailboat -- ScienceDaily
The robotic system, which borrows from both nautical and biological designs, can cover a given distance using one-third as much wind as an albatross and traveling 10 times faster than a typical sai...
Why Don’t Planes Fly in a Straight Line? | Wonderopolis
"Why don't planes fly in a straight line? Why are flat maps of Earth distorted? What are "great circle" routes? Those flight paths that don't appear straight on a flat map wi...
Fly Like a Girl: inspiring a new generation |
"“Fly Like a Girl explores the courageous history of women in aviation which reveals the contributions women have made to aviation and brings to light the many women who are doing extraordin...
Come From Away | Meet Beverley Bass - YouTube
"The first female captain hired by a major American airline, Bass landed her American Airlines 777 in Gander on 9/11, and spent four days being responsible for the safety of her crew, passenge...
Female U-2 pilot blazes trail through society and space > U.S. Air Force > Article Display
"Lt. Col. Merryl Tengesdal stands in front of a U-2 Feb. 9, 2015, at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. Tengesdal is the only black female U-2 pilot in history. Tengesdal is the 9th Reconnaissance W...
Female U-2 pilots say gender isn't a factor > U.S. Air Force > Display
"Capt. Heather Fox, a U-2 Dragon Lady pilot with the 99th Expeditionary Reconnaissance Squadron, stands while Senior Airman Roric Ongaco (right) and Staff Sgt. Lisa Tetrick, 99th ERS physiolog...
Smithsonian Education - How Things Fly
Have you ever dreamed of flying? As a child, you may have run full speed with your arms stretched and flapping, hoping that--just a little faster--you could take off. Most of us, including your stu...
STEM Activities and Standards | zSpace
"Parachutes give humans a remarkable opportunity to temporarily defy gravity. In this hands-on, project-based learning experience, students will design and build parachutes. To keep things saf...
14A-Building Wings Lesson Plan.pdf
Building Wings Mechanical Engineering • Introduce students to the theory of Conservation of Mass Discuss Bernoulli’s Principle Learn the concept of lift & how aircraft fly
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