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2021-2022 Catalog

FYS 133 Human Flight: Magic and Madness

Does flying delight or terrify you? Are airplanes just the fastest way to travel or something more? In this seminar, you will learn about the innovators whose vision and relentlessness enabled human flight. You are also invited to scrutinize your our perceptions of flight, as well as the influence of culture, media, and world events on those perceptions. Economic, environmental, and social impacts are considered to ascertain the role of aviation in a sustainable future.