How do airplanes fly?
How do planes stay in the air? And how did humans figure out that it wasn’t enough to just strap wings to our arms and flap them like birds?
We’ll find out about the invention of airplanes and our co-hosts will share the frustrations and joys of being inventors themselves. Plus: An aviation-inspired mystery sound and paper airplane tips!
• More: The ideas behind how lift works (and why NASA says they’re both right)
• SPOILER: If you want to see a video that will give away the answer to the mystery sound, click here.
• Find out more about the Invention Convention
This episode was originally posted on June 28, 2016. Listen to that version below.