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Chapter 8 – Aircraft in Motion. THIS DAY IN AVIATION. August 26 1922 — Lt. Brackpapa flies a course 4 times at 336.468 mph in a Fiat biplane powered by a 700-hp Fiat engine. . THIS DAY IN AVIATION. August 26

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This day in aviation
THIS DAY IN AVIATION

  • August 26

  • 1922 — Lt. Brackpapa flies a course 4 times at 336.468 mph in a Fiat biplane powered by a 700-hp Fiat engine.


This day in aviation1
THIS DAY IN AVIATION

  • August 26

  • 1925 — In a record that would stand until Feb. 24, 1983, Farman Parker of Anderson, Indiana becomes the world's youngest pilot to fly solo.

  • Born on January 9, 1912, he flies at the age of 13 years, 7 months, 17 days.


This day in aviation2
THIS DAY IN AVIATION

  • August 26

  • 1929 — The first flight of the largest trimotor transport aircraft built by Fokker, the F.IX, takes to the air on its first flight.

  • The prototype (PH-AGA) was handed over to KLM on May 8, 1930, and given the name “Adelaar” (Eagle).


This day in aviation3
THIS DAY IN AVIATION

  • August 26

  • 1949 — $29,192,000 contract awarded to Pratt & Whitney by Navy for R-4360-53 “Wasp Major” engines.


This day in aviation4
THIS DAY IN AVIATION

  • August 26

  • 1949 — Air Force awards Sikorsky Aircraft a $1 million contract for five H-19A helicopters.


This day in aviation5
THIS DAY IN AVIATION

  • August 26

  • 1954 — The Bell X-1A rocket aircraft reached a record official altitude of 90,443 feet.


This day in aviation6
THIS DAY IN AVIATION

  • August 26

  • 1959 — French flyer Jacqueline Auriol, piloting the “Mirage III,” becomes the first woman to attain the speed of Mach 2.


This day in aviation7
THIS DAY IN AVIATION

  • August 26

  • 1959 — President Eisenhower replaces his airplane with a jet, a USAF VC-137A, which is a modified Boeing 707 jet-airliner.

  • The switch allows the President to cut his travel time in half.






Today s mission requirements
Today’s Mission Requirements

  • Mission:

  • Identify the basic parts of a conventional airplane.

  • Describe the three types of landing gear arrangements.

  • EQ:

    Describe an aircraft in motion and how the axes of rotation, flight controls, flight instruments and engines contribute to understanding flight.


Aircraft

Parts



















Landing gear
Landing Gear

  • Three Types

    • Conventional

      • 2 fwd, 1 rear

    • Tricycle

      • Nose wheel and two on the side

    • Tandem

      • Two sets wheels one behind the other on the fuselage

      • AV-8B / B-52– requires outrigger gear




Today s mission requirements1
Today’s Mission Requirements

  • Mission:

  • Identify the basic parts of a conventional airplane.

  • Name the three axes of flight.

  • Describe the locations of the three axes of rotation with a regard to a conventional airplane.

  • EQ:

    Describe an aircraft in motion and how the axes of rotation, and flight controls contribute to understanding flight.




















Today s mission requirements2
Today’s Mission Requirements

  • Mission:

  • Identify the basic parts of a conventional airplane.

  • Describe the three types of landing gear arrangements.

  • EQ:

    Describe an aircraft in motion and how the axes of rotation, flight controls, flight instruments and engines contribute to understanding flight.


Landing gear1
Landing Gear

  • Three Types

    • Conventional

      • 2 fwd, 1 rear

    • Tricycle

      • Nose wheel and two on the side

    • Tandem

      • Two sets wheels one behind the other on the fuselage

      • AV-8B / B-52– requires outrigger gear



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