Flight Academy

Earn your wings at Questacon's Flight Academy.

Have you thought about?

  • How do wings work?
  • What gives a jet engine its thrust?
  • How does a propeller get you into the air?
  • How does a parachute work?
  • How do wings work?
  • What gives a jet engine its thrust?
  • How does a propeller get you into the air?
  • How does a parachute work?

WHEN AND WHERE

All Ages

Learn About

Drag, lift, thrust and gravity are all featured here as the audience is shown how a plane stays in the air.

For Educators

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Monday 4 February, 2019 to Thursday 28 February, 2019

All ages
Time:

Location:

Parkes

Visit Questacon between 4–28 February and make the most of our 50% discount on admission prices! Open from 9am – 5pm each day, there will be plenty of fun-filled activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Monday 18 February, 2019

All Ages
Time:

Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Find out how we perceive the world around us. Is your brain playing tricks on you?

Tuesday 19 February, 2019

All Ages
Time:
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Do yourself a flavour. Hang with your buds in this exploration of taste.

Wednesday 20 February, 2019

All Ages
Time:
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Location:

Japan Theatre: Main Foyer

Do yourself a flavour. Hang with your buds in this exploration of taste.