JetBlue Jr.: How Planes Stay Fly

Jun 1, 2020 11:00 AM ET

Our commitment to keeping you entertained and informed is nonstop, even when you’re not flying with us. 

And let’s be honest — some of you can probably use some “inflight entertainment” for your little ones right now. You know what they say, time flies when you’re learning new things.

Introducing JetBlue Jr., an educational video series for kids ages 7-10 with bite-sized courses on everything from vocabulary to physics.

Lesson 2: How Planes Stay Fly

We can give you a wingtip or two about how planes fly. Join Captain Samer for a high-speed physics course that’s equal parts paper-airplane-making and aeronautics.

Learn how to fold some new styles of paper planes with our activity sheets here.

Activity Sheet Answer Key:

Activity 1 (Clockwise, from top): Lift, Thrust, Gravity, Drag

Activity 2: 1. Gravity, 2. Drag, 3. Lift, 4. Thrust