This interactive activity from NASA highlights many of the technological advances in aviation due to decades of NASA aeronautics research. You'll explore the impact of NASA technology on aviation safety, efficiency, and performance factors. You'll then have a chance to review NASA's contributions to general aviation aircraft, military aircraft, and helicopters. This resource is useful for introducing components of Engineering Design (ETS) from the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) to grades 9-12 students. Note that, because it contains several video segments and animations, it may take time to fully load.
This media asset comes from NASA Interactive Features: "Aeronautics Research OnBoard".