Engineered S1 Ep. 7

2008 • 49 mins

Why is the skin of a Learjet 45 XR made from an aluminum sheet that�s only 1/10th of an inch thick? How is NASA responsible for the overall design of the Learjet�s wing? And just what makes the Learjet 45XR capable of flying 535 mph at 51,000 feet _ high above airline traffic and most weather? Find out the answers to these questions and more in this episode of �Engineered With Marshall Brain.� Take a fast-paced and fact-filled adventure into the world of product design, manufacturing and testing as we go behind-the-scenes to find out how people and machines create some of life�s most fascinating things.