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flight science

[′flīt ‚sī·əns]
(aerospace engineering)
The sum total of all knowledge that enables humans to accomplish flight; it is compounded of both science and engineering, and is concerned with airplanes, missiles, and crewed and crewless space vehicles.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Flight Science: Mathematics, Techniques, Sensibility introduces college-level math and science students to the applications of these disciplines in aviation technology, and is recommended as a basic acquisition for any college-level collection strong in these disciplines and in aviation science.
Flight science pioneer: Prof George Hartley Bryan Prof George Bryan's researches in North Wales (pictured on the broad sands of Anglesey's Red Wharf Bay) pointed the way to designing more stable aeroplanes in the early days of flight
Aurora Flight Science of Bridgeport, W.Va., packages the various parts into kits for shipment to Poland.
"By learning about famous innovators, kids realize that they too could change the world in ways other people never dreamed of." They'll also have a blast completing the book's 21 activities, which illustrate such key flight science concepts as thrust vs.
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In January, Boeing announced the first test flight of autonomous passenger air vehicle prototype Boeing NeXt, designed and developed by subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences.
The Canadian government has awarded L3 MAS of Mirabel the Flight Sciences Technical Investigation and Engineering Support (FS TIES) contract.
FLYING CAR: Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences designed the electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft.
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