Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

    Flights of Inspiration

    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.

    Thursday, 27 June 2013 00:00

    How Things Fly

    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?".