Evolution of the Airplane | The Wright Flyer to the Antonov An-225 Mriya
The world's largest plane, the Antonov An-225 Mriya, just landed in Australia. So how did we go from a 600 pound Wright Flyer to a plane with a take-off weight of over 1 Million Pounds!? Find out in the Evolution of the Airplane.
Published on May 17, 2016, ABC News
Chandra X-ray Observatory - NASA
The Chandra X-ray Observatory is the world's most powerful X-ray telescope. X-Ray vision reveals insides of stars.
A day in the life...
"The Aviators" is a television series that airs in the US on PBS, in Canada on Travel & Escape, and on Discovery Channel internationally. This clip describes a day in the life of airline pilots and mechanics. See what it is like!
Wolfe Air Reel
These shots were filmed in close formation with the Vectorvision camera system installed in the highly modified Wolfe Air LearJet 25. Cameras used are the Red Epic and Arriflex Alexa.
"The Aviators" is a television series that airs in the US on PBS, in Canada on Travel & Escape, and on Discovery Channel internationally. This clip describes how aircraft fly and other basics of aviation. Check it out!
Wonder how an aircraft engine works?
"The Aviators" is a television series that airs in the US on PBS, in Canada on Travel & Escape, and on Discovery Channel internationally. This clip describes how aircraft engines are built and designed. Take a look!
The Archaeopteryx is a versatile high-end hang-glider in sailplane configuration with exceptional climbing ability. The elaborately made glider has been designed for foot launch on mountain slopes and for a variety of other launch methods such as bungee launch taking off from a mountain or launches on airfields using the methods of car towing, winch towing, trike aerotow and ultralight / LSA aerotow.
Aerodynamics - How airplanes fly, maneuver, and land
Covers lift, stalls, angle of attack, wing flaps, and many other topics.
Aero Glass Augmented Vision
A new virtual way of addressing pilots' need to properly visualize terrain, navigation, traffic (ADS-B), instrument, weather, and airspace information with access to vital safety procedures and protocols, without the requirement of inspecting instruments, phone or iPad. Using Epson Moverio, Google Glass and other Head-Mounted Displays, Aero Glass is the first to bring Augmented Reality to pilots providing an unparalleled 3D, 360° experience in the cockpit, regardless of the visibility.
Live Earth Images from the International Space Station
Live High Definition Earth Viewing (HDEV) experiment aboard the ISS was activated April 30, 2014. It is mounted on the External Payload Facility of the European Space Agency’s Columbus module.