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ABC of Flight Mechanics

How Do Planes Fly?

The course goes through the following topics: Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more This course is for anybody interested in learning more about how aeroplanes work, the physics of flying or flight mechanics. It will be of particular interest to undergraduate students in aerospace engineering, trainee as well as senior pilots, journalists, and professionals in the aviation sector.

Topics Covered
  • General description of an airplane
  • Atmosphere physics and Newton’s laws applied to the airplane
  • Lift, stall and ceiling
  • Drag and propulsion forces
  • Longitudinal stability
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Starts Apr 24 (4 weeks ago)
Cost $74
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Instructor Eric Poquillon
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Subjects Engineering
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Length 4 weeks
Effort 4 hours per week
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Cost $74
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Instructor Eric Poquillon
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Engineering
Tags Science, Engineering & Maths

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