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Free online course on flight basics

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Futurelearn is the UK’s main provider of MOOCs and this one has just been released. I thought some here might find it interesting;

 

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/flight-mechanics

 

Free to join. No obligations. 4 week program. 

  • General description of an airplane
  • Atmosphere physics and Newton’s laws applied to the airplane
  • Lift, stall and ceiling
  • Drag and propulsion forces
  • Longitudinal stability
  • Take off and landing basics

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Indeed...back in the days when SIMULATION was king, and all this eye-candy stuff didn't exist. I yearn for the good old days.......


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14 hours ago, W2DR said:

....I yearn for the good old days.......

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