Project X Flight

Project X meets the scientists and inventors who are pushing the limits of flight: from new machines with amazing designs to the human body itself. Dr. Fleck takes a ride in a hang glider to help illustrate the basic physics of flight. Marc then goes skiing in a wind tunnel to unlock the secrets of an Olympic Gold alpine jump. Together they take a look at the human contribution to flight — rocket science. Dr. Gardy picks up a few tips from some of Canada’s top fighter pilots on how to sustain performance. And Dr. Alters gets up close and personal with the only mammals capable of really flying — bats.

  • 2008
  • 00:22:54
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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Metadata

Subjects
Flight [LCSH] Aeronautics [LCSH] Aerodynamics [LCSH] Ski jumping [LCSH] Rockets (Aeronautics) [LCSH] Gravity -- Physiological effect [LCSH] Bats -- Flight [LCSH] Science [LCSH] Physics [LCSH] Technology [LCSH]
Team
Mitch Gabourie (Director), Michael Allder (Producer), Daniel Zuckerbrot (Producer), Kenton Vaughan (Producer), Brian Fleck (Host), Jennifer Gardy (Host), Brian Alters (Host), Marc Huot (Host)
Closed captioning
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