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NASASciFiles - The Four Forces of Flight (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining how the four forces of flight put planes in the air.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Dr. D.; Lift; Weight; Thrust; Drag; Newton; Third Law; Air; Wind Tunnel; Luther Jenkins; Air Flow; Curvature; Wing;
Duration: 00:05:26
Popularity (downloads): 2315
 
NASA Connect - SOF - Forces of Flight (2004)
NASA Connect segment explainging the fundamentals of flight and the science behind it.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Flights; Thrust; Weight; Lift; Drag;
Duration: 00:03:46
Popularity (downloads): 1766
 
NASASciFiles - Flying A Plane (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment demonstrating how cockpit controls negotiate the forces of flight.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Rudder; Elevator; Yoke; Climb; Descent; Gravity; Drag: Thrust; Lift; Engine; Propeller; Synthetic Vision;
Duration: 00:01:55
Popularity (downloads): 1742
 
NASAConnect - TOAT - Aerodynamic Forces (2004)
NASA Connect Segment that explains aerodynamic forces that affect aircraft performance and how these forces relate to each other.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Aerodynamic Force; Lift; Weight; Drag; Thrust;
Duration: 00:01:50
Popularity (downloads): 2143
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT12 - First Flight Control (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment explaining how the Wright Brothers successfully achieved controlled flight.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; First Flight; Wright Brothers; Controlled Flight; Aircraft Design; Aeronautical Annual; Bicycle; Glider Flight; Scientists; Engineers; Engine; Propeller;
Duration: 00:08:43
Popularity (downloads): 2695
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT6 - Flight Simulator (2004)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment explaining how NASA uses flight simulators to assist in engineering aircraft.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Flight Simulator; Johnny Alonso; Marshall Smith; Airplane;
Duration: 00:04:31
Popularity (downloads): 2477
 
Special Delivery (1946)
Airplanes and missions of the U.S. Army Air Forces, emphasizing Operation Crossroads (the Bikini Island atomic bomb tests).

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Atomic/nuclear: Weapons;World War II: Army Air Forces;Aviation: Military;
Duration: 00:11:49
Popularity (downloads): 2527
 
NASASciFiles - History of Flight (2001)
NASA Sci Files segment explaining the history of flight beginning with the Wright Brothers and continuing to today's inventions such as the International Space Station.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Controlled Flight; History of Flight; Wright Brothers; Jet Engine; Speed of Sound; Rockets; John Glenn; Orbit; Neil Armstrong; Moon; International Space Station; Shuttle; Birds;
Duration: 00:01:33
Popularity (downloads): 2402
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT12 - Flight Pioneers (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment exploring the background of the first attempted flights. The segment also looks back on the pioneers who built the first flying machine.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; First Flight; Wright Brothers; Glider; Flight Pioneers; Flying Machine; Aviation; Aerodynamic Principles; Bird Flight; Feathers; Flapping Wings; Heavier Than Air Machine; Hot Air Balloon; Lift; Drag; Whirling Arm; Wing Designs;
Duration: 00:03:20
Popularity (downloads): 2838
 
NASASciFiles - The Wright Brothers (2001)
NASA Sci Files segment exploring the Wright Brothers' and how they solved the problems of flight.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Sci Files; Scientific Method; Wright Brothers; Powered Flight; Kitty Hawk; Flight Control; Airplane; Hanger;
Duration: 00:02:19
Popularity (downloads): 2015
 

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