Aviation Day

Official Aviation Day – Aug 19

  • schoolwide celebration of Aviation Day – Sept 16

 

14A-Building Wings Lesson Plan.pdf
“Building Wings  Mechanical Engineering • Introduce students to the theory of Conservation of Mass  Discuss Bernoulli’s Principle  Learn the concept of lift & how aircraft fly”
National Air and Space Museum |
“At a deeper level, I think the museum makes visitors feel proud to be human – to be members of a species that has traveled from a lonely beach at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, to the dusty…
FAA Approves Flying Car Prototype| Interesting Engineering
high strength composite materials has brought flying cars into the real world. Terrafugia, a revolutionary vehicle manufacturer announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved of…
Solar Impulse 2 soars above the Golden Gate Bridge as it lands in San Francisco | Daily Mail Online
Touchdown! Stunning shots show Solar Impulse 2 elegantly soaring above the Golden Gate Bridge and landing in San Francisco during the latest leg of its round-the world trip The Solar Impulse 2 c…
Pink Paper Plane Challenge™
Pink Paper Plane Challenge™ Help Set a Guinness World Record on March 8 Let’s unite across the globe to generate unprecedented levels of awareness. Guinness World Records has approved iWOAW’s…
World’s largest aircraft the Airlander 10 gets ready for take-off | Daily Mail Online
World’s largest aircraft gets ready for take-off: 300ft-long Airlander 10 is put through its final preparations ahead of next month’s flight Three years since work began on the Airlander 10…
Solar Impulse Engineered a Plane that Flew 4,500 Miles with No Fuel and No Stops > ENGINEERING.com
The Solar Impulse airplane flew from Japan to Hawaii with no fuel; at least, no fuel in the conventional sense. Instead, the aircraft gathered solar energy with its massive wings to make the record…
FAA approves flying car test flights in US airspace – Interesting Engineering
US Federal Aviation Administration has approved test flights for Terrafugia’s TF-X flying car
NASA – Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate
The Museum in a Box program brings the physical sciences of flight to students in grades K-12. Great for educators at museums, science centers and schools, Museum in a Box provides exciting hands-o…
The Science Behind Paper Airplanes
“The Science Behind Paper AirplanesDepending on the aerodynamic design, paper airplanes can fly fairly far and glide through the air with ease. Physics can come in handy when designing the cra…
Crafts That Fly » The Pleasantest Thing
“list of awesome crafts that fly”