The Resource Flight, Looking Glass Pictures, (evideo)

Flight, Looking Glass Pictures, (evideo)

Label
Flight
Title
Flight
Statement of responsibility
Looking Glass Pictures
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
As early as the 1500s, we were dreaming of flight - that's when Leonardo da Vinci tried to build his flying machine. Unfortunately, his "Ornithopter" didn't work, and indeed, the airplanes of today do not have flapping wings! This program charts the history of manned flight - from the kite made by the now-famous Wright brothers, which became the forerunner of the flying machine, to today's commercial planes that can top 800 kmph. What is it that makes our current planes fly 12 times faster? Advances in aviation led to the Airbus A380, the largest passenger plane in the world, as well as to the scramjet built by NASA. So what will be the next quirky discovery for flight?
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
6 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films on Demand
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • Looking Glass Pictures
Runtime
30
Series statement
Quirky Science
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aerodynamics
  • Aeronautics
  • Physics
  • Technology and civilization
  • Technology
Technique
live action
Label
Flight, Looking Glass Pictures, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=50324
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 02, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Early Attempts to Fly (3:05) -- Lighter Than Air (4:37) -- Gliders (1:53) -- Fixed-Wing Power (5:14) -- Wright Brothers: First Flight (1:02) -- Jet Engine: High-Altitude Flight (2:39) -- Engine Thrust (1:43) -- Flight Speed (3:23) -- Credits: Flight: Quirky Science (0:44)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (30 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 50323s
  • 50324
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100050324
  • 100050324
  • (OCoLC)819342681
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Flight, Looking Glass Pictures, (evideo)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?xtid=50324
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 02, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Early Attempts to Fly (3:05) -- Lighter Than Air (4:37) -- Gliders (1:53) -- Fixed-Wing Power (5:14) -- Wright Brothers: First Flight (1:02) -- Jet Engine: High-Altitude Flight (2:39) -- Engine Thrust (1:43) -- Flight Speed (3:23) -- Credits: Flight: Quirky Science (0:44)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (30 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 50323s
  • 50324
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100050324
  • 100050324
  • (OCoLC)819342681
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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