Keywords: aircraft, birds, energy, flight, transport cost
It takes energy to fly. How much?
We examine how much energy it takes to fly from A to B, whether by bird, model glider, small plane or 747.Read More...
|6 years 41 weeks ago|
|Energy cost of flying||
Keywords: energy, energy loss, flight, potential energy
Gliders and planes glide similarly. How similar?
The power required to keep a toy plane flying can be inferred from the way it glides. This technique also works for full-sized aircraft.Read More...
|5 years 26 weeks ago|