The First World War (or the Great War, as it was known at the time) was the first war in which aircraft had a major impact.

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Let Great Lakes Helicopter take you for a ride.

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This backgrounder discusses the factors that affect the amount of cosmic radiation people receive on long-distance flights.

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly a helicopter? Or work underground in a mine? Then grab your virtual reality viewers and step inside these exciting STEM careers.

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IFR Helicopter Pilot ferrying oil field workers and cargo to ships and oil platforms 200 miles off the coast of Newfoundland.

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I teach an average of 17 young people about airplane maintenance. The morning session covers the theory (i.e. the science and math knowledge). In the afternoon, I work with the students as they engage in practical projects where they get to practice their skills, and apply their knowledge, on real aircraft and equipment.

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Airplane tires need to be specially designed to give them the strength necessary to stay intact during takeoff and landing.

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This video shows how much air traffic - 2,000-3,000 flights a day - crosses the Atlantic Ocean during a typical 24-hour period, highlighting the challenges of air traffic control and the energy impacts of commercial flight.

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With lots of people travelling over the holiday season it is likely that some air travellers will experience some turbulence. Find out about what causes the air turbulence you feel on the plane.

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This video from MinutePhysics explains how airplanes are made.

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