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  • City in The Sky Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    City in The Sky

    This three-part OU/BBC co-production on BBC Two investigates the 'City in the Sky'. You will never look at your time aloft in...

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    Updated on:

    29 Jan 2017

  • City in The Sky

    City in The Sky Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Updated 29 Jan 2017
    This three-part OU/BBC co-production on BBC Two investigates the 'City in the Sky'. You will never look at your time aloft in the same way again…
  • How do planes survive lightning strikes? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    How do planes survive lightning strikes?

    As planes carry us through the sky, they can - and do - come under attack from lightning strikes. Good design keeps...

    Watch now: How do planes survive lightning strikes? about Managing projects through people

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jan 2017

  • How do planes survive lightning strikes?

    How do planes survive lightning strikes? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2017
    As planes carry us through the sky, they can - and do - come under attack from lightning strikes. Good design keeps us safe, though, in the City In The Sky.
  • What happens when you fall ill on a plane? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    What happens when you fall ill on a plane?

    If you get sick during a plane flight, the doctors treating you will most likely be thousands of miles away. 

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jan 2017

  • What happens when you fall ill on a plane?

    What happens when you fall ill on a plane? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jan 2017
    If you get sick during a plane flight, the doctors treating you will most likely be thousands of miles away. 
  • How do planes take off? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    How do planes take off?

    They're massive, and heavy. And yet they fly in the air. City In The Sky gets to grips with the physics of flight.

    Watch now: How do planes take off? about Managing projects through people

    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jan 2017

  • How do planes take off?

    How do planes take off? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jan 2017
    They're massive, and heavy. And yet they fly in the air. City In The Sky gets to grips with the physics of flight.
  • Why do planes get dumped in the desert? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    Why do planes get dumped in the desert?

    Our series City In The Sky travelled to Arizona to see a plane come to its final destination.

    Watch now: Why do planes get dumped in the desert? about Managing projects through people

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jan 2017

  • Why do planes get dumped in the desert?

    Why do planes get dumped in the desert? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Jan 2017
    Our series City In The Sky travelled to Arizona to see a plane come to its final destination.
  • OpenLearn Live: 3rd August 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Adrian Pingstone / Public Domain

    OpenLearn Live: 3rd August 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    Buy British? Maybe next time, says the government in 1966. Today's government embraces blockchains. And why the...

    Read now: OpenLearn Live: 3rd August 2016 about Managing projects through people

    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Aug 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 3rd August 2016

    OpenLearn Live: 3rd August 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Adrian Pingstone / Public Domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Aug 2016
    Buy British? Maybe next time, says the government in 1966. Today's government embraces blockchains. And why the Alzheimer's drug isn't. Free learning from...
  • Aeroplane Design and Engineering Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock

    Aeroplane Design and Engineering

    By Dr James Warren

    Ever wondered what happens to lost luggage or why plane windows are the shape they are? Take a tour of our...

    Read now: Aeroplane Design and Engineering about Managing projects through people

    Article

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 May 2016

  • Aeroplane Design and Engineering

    Aeroplane Design and Engineering Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 25 May 2016
    Ever wondered what happens to lost luggage or why plane windows are the shape they are? Take a tour of our interactive aeroplane to find out.
  • Deplaning: Why is the 747 coming to the end of the runway? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Wikimedia Images
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Feb 2016

  • Deplaning: Why is the 747 coming to the end of the runway?

    Deplaning: Why is the 747 coming to the end of the runway? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Wikimedia Images
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Feb 2016
    For a long time, the 747 has dominated the skies. But Boeing is slowing production. How come?