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How do planes fly?

Here’s an interesting video that describes how planes fly.

Suggested ICAO level for video: 4+

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  1. Which primary forces act on a plane?
  2. What keeps the plane in the air?
  3. What does the angle of attack of a wing help it do, according to the video?
  4. What’s the purpose of engines?
  5. How are engines similar to wings?

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How Do Airplanes Fly?

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