Episode 004: Aviation

Aviation? The brothers Wright, right? Well.. yes, but there is a lot more! And what happened to supersonic aircrafts? Will it ever come back? Discover with us, the history and future of aviation.


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Show notes:

What came before:

Mileage of airplanes [01:00]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuel_economy_in_aircraft

Video by Ollie on airplanes vs cars [02:00]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl5iuqCVPXk

Man lifting kites [06:15]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Man-lifting_kite

“Aviation” by Armen Firman [10:15]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbas_ibn_Firnas#Armen_Firman

Smarter Every Day video on falling cats [18:00]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtWbpyjJqrU

And what might follow:

Limit speed of ships [33:15]

https://books.google.nl/books?id=Aobk72mWVtsC&pg=PA220&lpg=PA220&dq=limitspeed+ships&source=bl&ots=jWheRs3nqV&sig=leBGBE8Amw3lbuLlrD3yeTdZWDM&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjB6YejybrbAhWHY1AKHeZ1DvcQ6AEIKzAA#v=onepage&q=limitspeed%20ships&f=false

Concorde alternative Tupolev Tu-144 [37:15]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tupolev_Tu-144

Mystery link on not save planes [40:30]

https://globalnews.ca/video/4183104/new-security-video-shows-air-canada-close-call-while-landing-in-san-francisco

Age of Empires [43:30]

https://store.steampowered.com/app/221380/Age_of_Empires_II_HD/

World record electric plane flight [46:30]

https://www.siemens.com/innovation/en/home/pictures-of-the-future/mobility-and-motors/electromobility-electric-aircraft-record-altitude-flight.html

Solar Impulse [47:00]

https://solarimpulse.com/

Solar Impulse [50:00]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3VtlF8JbHY

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