THE 4 FORCES OF FLIGHT

BY: LARISSA DALLAIRE

LIFT

Lift is the force that acts at a right angle to the direction of motion through the air.lift is created by the differences of air pressure.
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WEIGHT

Weight is the force of gravity. it acts in a downward direction- toward the center of the earth.
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THRUST

Thrust is the force that propels a flying machine (airplane/glider/helicopter) in the direction of motion. Engines produce thrust.
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DRAG

Drag is the force that acts opposite to the direction of motion. Drag is caused by friction and differences of air pressure.
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