Lift or Drag? The Physics of Flight Quiz

        Science | Modern

Even before the Wright brothers guided their fixed-wing aircraft over North Carolina dunes, daredevils and engineers worked to decode the secrets of sustained heavier-than-air human flight. Today, all of that aerodynamic knowledge makes it possible to keep planes flying high above the earth. Want to become an aviator, too? Then you have to know a little about the physics of flight. Start here.

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