Aeroplanes - AEROPLANE S By: Saira WHAT IS AN AEROPLANE?...

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Unformatted text preview: AEROPLANE S By: Saira WHAT IS AN AEROPLANE? Yeah everyone knows that. So lets move on. Mechanism Please consult Toobas slides for it, I have something else to share =) Vocabulary of Aero planes =) Aviation: Aeronautics is the study of the science of flight. Aerodynamics: The study of how air flows around the airplane. Airfoils: The wings of a plane. Ailerons: They are hinged on the wings and move downward to push the air down and make the wing tilt up. Fuselage: The body of the plane Landing Gear: The wheels of a plane Mach 1: 760 MPH. When a plane travels faster than this speed it is breaking the sound barrier. Roll: To roll the plane to the right or left, the ailerons are raised on one wing and lowered on the other. The wing with the lowered aileron rises while the wing with the raised aileron drops. Slats: The slats move out from the front of the wings to make the wing space larger. This helps to increase the lifting force of the wing at slower speeds like takeoff and landing....
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course MASS COMMU 107 taught by Professor Masror during the Spring '11 term at College of E&ME, NUST.

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Aeroplanes - AEROPLANE S By: Saira WHAT IS AN AEROPLANE?...

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