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Cargo Airplane

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Information:

Entry Guide 

 

Construct an electric airplane to fly with and without cargo. Plane will be tethered to a power pole. Competition event held at GLM Museum’s Education Center. 

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Links:

click to see photos below in new window and available for download 

 

Calculations 

 

Date TOPIC Links Assignment
3/10 balloon area of a rectanglular prism

http://www.videojug.com/webvideo/how-to-find-the-surface-area-of-a-rectangular-prism

 
3/17 balloon volume of a rectangular prism http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-find-the-volume-of-a-rectangular-prism  

 


 Resources:

topic link NOTES
lesson on flight  http://www.scottsasha.com/aviation/plans/aerodynamics.html  
Wright Bros http://www.wright-brothers.org/   
another Wright Bros http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/wright/  good simulations 
great links for flight http://42explore.com/flight.htm   
nasa designing planes http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/aero/background/tools/  
aeronautics site http://wings.avkids.com/   

flight1

 

bernoulli's principle -

http://www.allstar.fiu.edu/aero/princ1.htm

 

http://www.allstar.fiu.edu/aero/Experiment1.htm 

this is excellent!

Paul Wiedorn's site !!! 

http://mysite.verizon.net/paulwiedorn/fluids/aerostatics.htm 

 

ballooning 

http://www.allstar.fiu.edu/aero/balloon1.htm 

 

airplane math 

http://www.planemath.com/ 

 

flight 100 

http://www.flight100.org/index.cfm 

 

flight howstuffworks 

http://www.howstuffworks.com/airplane2.htm 

 

LIFT resource 

http://science.howstuffworks.com/airplane5.htm 

 

main link page 

http://42explore.com/flight.htm 

 

download flight simulator 

http://flyawaysimulation.com/downloads-file-1366-details.html 

big program 238mb

 

Maryland Firsts:

  • Balloon Ascension in 1784
  • Aircraft Carrier (Civil War Balloons, 1860s)
  • Military Training Base (College Park)
  • Commuter Airline (Henson)
Era Chronology:
  • Pioneers
  • Lindberg boom in the 30s
  • WWII Expansion
  • Cold War
  • Present
  • Future--?
Maryland's Scope in Aerospace History:
  • Personalities
  • Company Histories
  • Private Airfields
  • Airline Operations
  • General Aviation
  • Flight Training
  • Sport Aviation
  • Public Service Aviation
  • Military Activities and Basing
  • NASA-Facilities, Developments
Products and Innovations:
  • Aircraft Product Chronologies
  • Missile and Spacecraft Developments
  • Thrust Reversers and Aerospace Systems
  • Vertical Launch Systems
Manufacturing:
  • Methods, Innovations
  • Remotely Piloted Vehicles (RPV)
  • Electronics in Aerospace
  • Research, Inventions and Spin-offs
People and Community:
  • Housing Expansion
  • Working Environment
  • Women in the Work Force (Rosies)
  • Sport Leagues and Activities
  • Social Life and Living Environment
Civil Impact:
  • Roads, Retailing and Education
  • Woman and African-American Aviators
Core Attractions:
  • Land and Seaplanes
  • Spacecraft and Missiles
  • Aviation and Space Science
  • Experimental Flight Test
  • Maryland from Above
  • Hands on Exhibits (Learning to Fly)
  • Educational Classroom Facilities
  • Oral Histories
  • Archives and Research
  • Event Facilities (Auditorium, Theatre)
  • Speaker Programs/Membership Events
  • Restaurant/Catering
  • Museum Shop
  • MD Aerospace Hall of Fame

 

 

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