Basics of flight

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Basics of flight

  1. 1.  Lift Thrust Drag Gravity(Weight)
  2. 2. AirplaneWingThis wasmy ideaLift
  3. 3. Try blowing a piece of paper – you createfaster moving air with less air pressure sothe paper LIFTS!LiftLift
  4. 4. Gravity is a force beingasserted on everything.In flight it is what opposeslift. You must createenough lift to overcomegravity. You need thrust tocreate lift.
  5. 5. NotenoughliftThrust
  6. 6. Dragopposesthrust. Itmainlyoccursbecause ofairresistanceas airflowsaround thewing
  7. 7. LiftDragGravityThrust
  8. 8.  How AirplanesWorkNASA Aeronautics Program 19Helicopters Explained
  9. 9.  You will work with a team of four people. Design a paper airplane that will be able tocarry a payload of one paperclip and fly to adesignated target. You will get three attempts to hit the target. Try to remember that forces that are acting onthe plane and use them to your advantage.
  10. 10.  Learn to fly your helicopter. Practice flying. Try to get through the helicoptercourse. Prepare for the helicopter challenge!
  11. 11.  http://www.paperairplanes.co.uk/ http://www.10paperairplanes.com/ http://www.funpaperairplanes.com/Plane%20Downloads.html

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