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Spinning Wings - STEM in 30 Season 9 - Episode 4
From DaVinci's 'aerial screw,' to the Wright bat, and falling maple seeds - spinning wings have long fascinated humans. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don't miss any videos: Today’s drones, autogiros, and helicopters are direct descendants of these early spinning wings. In this episode of STEM in 30 we'll take a look at the unique features of helicopters, explore their uses, dive into their history and even take a flight with some of the best trained pilots there are. Subscribe and turn on notifications 🔔 so you don't miss any videos: STEM in 30 is a free educational series for kids produced by the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. We cover all the cool, fun, and weird ways that aviation and spaceflight touch our lives. Check out more episodes: Follow STEM in 30 on Facebook: Follow STEM in 30 on Twitter: This episode includes: The History of Helicopters: The Wright Bat: Helicopter Controls: Uses of Helicopters: Flight Dynamics: Try This at Home, Whirligigs: Helicopters in the Collection: This episode is made possible by the generous support of SAFRAN
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22 min 41 sec
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