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History of flight, describing the 1919 Alcock and Brown flight across the Atlantic alongside the 1903 Wright Brothers flight.
A good clear page on flight and how planes fly.
These pages explain the mechanics of flight, focusing on how they are used by birds, bats and other vertebrates.
Easy to navigate electronic textbook on the principles of flight, including info on the history of flight and projects to try out.
NASA page explaining the forces involved in flight: lift, drag, thrust and weight.
An article describing how a computer simulation of rapidly oscillating wings and the complex motions of fluids has proved that insect flight conforms to the physical principles of aerodynamics.
Online exhibitions about flight including Apollo to the Moon, Milestones of Flight, How Things Fly, Business Wings, Space Race, Exploring the Planets, GPS etc
What effect does the rim of a frisbee have on its flight? Find out here through a clear explanation and diagram.
Play with the variables on this simulator to improve your flight.
An introduction to the history of flight, with links to other sites on the subject.
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