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How Airplanes Fly Physics

This video shows in detail everything that has to take place for an airplane or jet to fly. First it shows how the engines take in air and compress it to pro...

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Kevin Huff's curator insight, May 27, 2014 11:02 AM

This is a very important information that an aeronautical engineer must know, knowing the process from start to finish and understanding why everything works the way it does is what engineers live for.

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Boeing: History -- Biographies - James Smith McDonnell

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James Smith McDonnell was born in Denver, Colo., April 9, 1899. He grew up in Little Rock, Ark., where his father, also named James McDonnell, was a successful cotton merchant and ran a general store.

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Rescooped by Calvin Hunter from How do airplanes fly?
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How Airplanes Fly Physics

This video shows in detail everything that has to take place for an airplane or jet to fly. First it shows how the engines take in air and compress it to pro...

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Kevin Huff's curator insight, May 27, 2014 11:02 AM

This is a very important information that an aeronautical engineer must know, knowing the process from start to finish and understanding why everything works the way it does is what engineers live for.

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The First Flight Around the World

The trip was started by four specially made airplanes, piloted by Major Frederick Martin, Lieutenant Lowell H. Smith, 1st Lieutenant Leigh P. Wade and Lieutenant Erik Nelson. The airplanes were built by the Douglas Aircraft Company which was awarded the contract just 45 days before they delivered the first airplane


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FAA Announces Comprehensive Dreamliner Review

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration announced a new and separate probe into the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, focusing on safety and reliability issues.  The review, which will focus on the plane’s electrical system and also examine the aircraft’s design and manufacturing processes, is an unusual move for an aircraft that is already in revenue service.


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