aerodynamics

Video of the Day: Walkalong Glider – Controllable Slope Soaring in action

A walkalong glider is a flying model aircraft made of paper, foam or a similarly light, low density material that is designed to be kept aloft by controllable slope soaring. The pilot generates the rising air by walking along with the glider as it flies with a paddle, often just simple piece of paper. In …

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Main parts of an airplane (aircraft)

Main Parts of an Airplane and their Functions

Although aircrafts have evolved a lot since the WWI, the major components of an aircraft have remained same.  The location, size and type of the components may vary from a Cessna 172 to Boeing 727, however the primary functionality of the components remains same. Major parts of an Airplane Powerplant Fuselage Wings Empennage Landing gear …

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cricket swing ball aerodynamics

3 Things You Don’t Know About Aerodynamics

If your answer to the above questions is “NO”, then consider yourself lucky. You are in for a treat today. In this article we will have a very brief introduction of aerodynamics and aerodynamic forces and then, look at frequently happening events around us. We will try to decipher how aerodynamics influence these actions which …

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Dyson Supersonic

The Dyson Supersonic …bladelessly blowing you away

How do you create a new design to revolutionize and change the technology around an every-day device? A technology that hasn’t had fundamental changes in decades? The Dyson Supersonic strives to blow away the competition with their new innovative design. The design engineer James Dyson (and Dyson Company) are known for their work re-engineering everyday …

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