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What Is Supersonic Flight?

NASA's guide to supersonic flight

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What is turbulence?

Short description of turbulence, a common feature in fluids and what you sometimes experience on flights.

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Race to Mars - Known effects of long-term space flights on the human body

Read about the effect of space travel from feeling sick to bone loss and muscle wasting.

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Hindenburg (LZ-119)

At 803.8 feet in length, the German passenger airship Hindenburg (LZ-119) was the largest aircraft ever to fly. The commercial flights of Hindenburg, along with Graf Zeppelin, pioneered the first ...

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Dynamics of Flight

A good introduction site about how airplanes fly

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Science Fun with Airplanes

Covers basic flight ideas with simulations and questions. Some parts in pdf format.

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Bumblebee Flight Does Not Violate the Laws of Physics

This article debunks the myth that bumblebees shouldn't be able to fly because of their shape.

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The physics of slowly spinning soccer ball flight

A new research paper has revealed the seams of the football are important for spin.

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Allstar Network

History and principles of flight, and careers in aeronautics. Provided at three different levels approximately age 14 to undergraduate. Section for teachers is US-based.

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Aerodynamics in sport

How aerodynamics influence the flight of a boomerang, the shape of a racecar and more.

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