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NASA Connect - MTF - Transportation Growth and Patterns (2000)
NASA Connect segment exploring transportation growth since the early 1900s and how the patterns of this growth are mathematical and are related to the Fibonacci sequence.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Golden Ratio; Fibonacci Sequence; Ratios; Mathematics; Proportions; Airplanes; Wright Brothers; Small Aircraft; Transportation System; Propeller Airplanes; Transportation Growth; Patterns;
Duration: 00:06:30
Popularity (downloads): 1114
 
NASAKSNN - Why Airplanes Fly (2004)
Why Airplanes Fly? This segment explains how airplane flight is similar to bird flight.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Kids Science News Network; KSNN; Jessica; Cory; Air Foil; Wing Shape; Bernoulli;
Duration: 00:01:00
Popularity (downloads): 1750
 
NASA Connect - MTF - Ratios and Aircraft Design (2000)
NASA Connect segment explaining how the Fibonacci sequence and the Golden Ratio help NASA engineers research, design and develop airplanes.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Connect; Ratios; Proportions; Fibonacci Sequence; Golden Ratio; Airplanes; Design; Model; Research; Wing Loading; Weight; Wing Area; Load Factor; Total Lift; SATS; Power Loading; Power;
Duration: 00:05:54
Popularity (downloads): 1666
 
NASASciFiles - Flying A Plane (2003)
NASA Sci Files segment demonstrating how cockpit controls negotiate the forces of flight.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: Rudder; Elevator; Yoke; Climb; Descent; Gravity; Drag: Thrust; Lift; Engine; Propeller; Synthetic Vision;
Duration: 00:01:55
Popularity (downloads): 1742
 
Stunt Compilation (1918)
Daredevils on skates, motorcycles, skis, airplanes, and windmills.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Stunts;Newsreels;Extreme sports;
Duration: 00:10:54
Popularity (downloads): 319
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT3 - Helicopters (2001)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment describing how helicopters work and the different types of helicopters in use.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; Helicopter; Verticale Takeoff; Transport; Civil; Coastguard; Rotorcraft; Fixed Wing; Rotor Blades; Lift; Tail Rotor; Propeller; Thrust;
Duration: 00:04:45
Popularity (downloads): 2403
 
Besler Corporation Promo Film: Steam-Driven Vehicles (1932)
Demonstrates the practicality of steam-driven automobiles, airplanes and trains.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Transportation: Steam;
Duration: 00:15:39
Popularity (downloads): 219
 
NASADestinationTomorrow - DT12 - First Flight Control (2003)
NASA Destination Tomorrow Segment explaining how the Wright Brothers successfully achieved controlled flight.

Genre: Educational
Keywords: NASA Destination Tomorrow; First Flight; Wright Brothers; Controlled Flight; Aircraft Design; Aeronautical Annual; Bicycle; Glider Flight; Scientists; Engineers; Engine; Propeller;
Duration: 00:08:43
Popularity (downloads): 2695
 
Agricultural Aviation (1955)
How airplanes and helicopters help farmers. With excellent Kodachrome footage of cropdusting and crop spraying; insecticides and their application, and pests in action.

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Aviation: Agricultural; Aviation: General; Agriculture: Herbicides and pesticides;
Duration: 00:13:30
Popularity (downloads): 497
 
Special Delivery (1946)
Airplanes and missions of the U.S. Army Air Forces, emphasizing Operation Crossroads (the Bikini Island atomic bomb tests).

Genre: Ephemeral
Keywords: Atomic/nuclear: Weapons;World War II: Army Air Forces;Aviation: Military;
Duration: 00:11:49
Popularity (downloads): 2527
 

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