Part of the Franklin Institute website, this section focuses on the first flight, and other historical aspects of flight, and students can design their own model aircraft using the Forces of Flight and the Challenge of Flight sections.
A virtual exhibition at the National Air & Space Museum which answers the questions "what makes an airplane fly?" "how does a spacecraft stay in orbit?" and "why does a balloon float in the air?".
Congratulations! You've been hired as an airplane design engineer for PlaneMath Enterprises. As a new employee, you'll need to visit each of our 8 training departments. After you complete your training, you can go to the Design Department to receive your first project.