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Boeing 777 Ecodemonstrator aircraft

Sustainable Aerospace Firsts

Learn how Boeing is making aviation more sustainable.
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Sustainable Aerospace Firsts

C-band radar

Making Waves with Radar

Learn about how the radar works, the history and its many real life applications.
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Making Waves with Radar

Hot air balloons at dawn

Lighter Than Air Vehicles

Learn about history and workings of lighter than air vehicles.
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Lighter Than Air Vehicles

B-58 Hustler in flight

Testing for Aviation Safety

Learn about some of the ways that aircraft and spacecraft are tested.
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Testing for Aviation Safety

Otto Lilienthal's flying machine

A History of How Humans Learned to Fly

Learn how aviation pioneers from the world learned how to make humans fly!
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A History of How Humans Learned to Fly

XB-35

Strange Shapes in the Sky: Stealth and Flying Wings

Learn about how and why engineers designed and built some very unique aircraft.
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Strange Shapes in the Sky: Stealth and Flying Wings

Four Harvard training aircraft

How Planes Fly

Learn about what gets planes up in the air, what keeps them up there, and what brings them down again.
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How Planes Fly

Four forces acting on an aircraft

Four Forces of Flight

Learn about the four forces of flight.
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Four Forces of Flight

Engineering

Flight Challenge (Virtual kit drop-off)

Build, launch and test a glider made of paper, a straw and an elastic.
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Flight Challenge (Virtual kit drop-off)

Space lander

How can we land a model space probe?

Design and build a model space probe.
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How can we land a model space probe?

Alex Himmelman standing outside his office building

Alex Himmelman

Job Title
Atlantic Director
Alex Himmelman is the Atlantic Director for the Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defense Association.
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Alex Himmelman

Peter Rautapuro | Ingénieur de systèmesIngénieur de systèmes

Peter Rautapuro

Job Title
Systems Engineer
Peter Rautapuro is a Systems Engineer for MDS Aero Support Corporation.
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Peter Rautapuro

Jasraj Chahal | Ingénieure en contrôle des systèmes

Jasraj Chahal

Job Title
Control System Engineer
Jasraj Chahal is a Control System Engineer for Pratt & Whitney Canada.
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Jasraj Chahal

AeroVelo's winning flight

The Hovering Human

Learn how a team of Canadian engineers used Bernoulli’s Principle to design a human-powered helicopter. It set a world record for human-powered hovering flight!
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The Hovering Human