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What it takes for a plane to fly: balance and a lot of physics

The Grand Junction Air Show takes off this weekend, showing what all kinds of aircraft are really capable of. We wanted to know how exactly does a plane take off and fly. It boils down to physics, more specifically Bernoulli's principle. Michael Clegg from the Colorado Flight Center explains how it all works


Last year Colin Kaepernick shook the NFL and the nation with a single knee during the national anthem. Then, at a rally in Alabama, President Trump said that any player who took a knee and disrespected the flag should be fired. Teams and players shot back with a mass boycott of the national anthem.


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