More than one century after the Wright brothers' first flight, the flight still defy our intuition. You will learn here how to name the different parts of the airplane and how to describe and quantify its geometry. For that, we need now to share a precise vocabulary to describe the airplane's movement and attitude in space, and a refresher on basic general mechanic principles. You will remind how Newton's 2nd law allows you to determine what force must be applied on an apple - or on an airplane, to modify the magnitude and direction of its speed. Coming back on the concepts of kinetic energy and potential energy, you will discover the very useful concept of total height and you will be able to explain how an airplane can quickly exchange speed for altitude, while changes in total height are much slower.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM FLIGHT MECHANICS - THE BASIS
This was an excellent introduction into Flight Mechanics. Eric's video's are great and really helps to understand the concepts explained.
This course is very help full for my career to build knowledge about Flight Mechanics. The teaching is very realestic.
THANKS SIR ERIC FOR TEACHING ME AND OTHERS ABOUT THE BASICS PARTS AND BASIC PRINCIPLES OF FLIGHT AND ITS MECHANICS. A WARM THANKS .
I am glad I took this course, it was worthwhile and I learned more than I had expected.
Thank you to the team that compiled this course and to anyone interested I would highly recommend taking it.
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