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 36 weeks ago|
|Balsa Gliders and 747s||
Keywords: air transport, balsa glider, Boeing 747, paper airplane, transport cost
Does throwing a balsa glider or paper airplane have anything to do with the fuel consumption of a Boeing 747?
Observing the flight of a model glider to infer some basic physics information that can be transferred to estimate the amount of energy necessary to run real full-sized aircraft.Read More...
|6 years 44 weeks ago|