Theory of flight

United States, 1941

Film
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Wind tunnel tests demonstrate the relation between air velocity and lift and drag on plain and cambered air-foils; control of aeroplane movements about vertical, lateral, and longitudinal axes by means of rudder, elevator, and ailerons respectively, are demonstrated.

Credits

production company

ERPI Classroom Films

Duration

00:10:33:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1941

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

010766

Language

English

Subject categories

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Aeronautical instruments

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Aeronautics

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Airplanes

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Airplanes - Design and construction

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Aeronautical instruments

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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