P4_10 Icarus’s Flight

Claire Davis, Freddie Tilley, Pete Hague


The Greek myth of Icarus and Daedalus is challenged by applying physics. The flight dynamics of the wings are explored and it is found that without some form of continual power input, they would not have travelled very far.

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