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Aeronautics

science involved with the study, design, and manufacturing of airflight-capable machines
Aircraft prototype designed by Clément Ader.

Aeronautics is the study of how to make and use flying machines like aeroplanes or helicopters. The name comes from the Ancient Greek language. It means "Air Navigating".

Part of aeronautics is Aerodynamics, how air moves around things. Many books are available on these topics. Aeronautics is related to transport and engineering, and aerodynamics is science.

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