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History of Aircraft. Presentation by Christoph Stani. The Dream of Flying. Originating in Greek Mythology Legend of Icarus Since then people tired to rise as the Birds Leonardo da Vinci   Ornithopter Mechanism that increase muscle strength

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history of aircraft

HistoryofAircraft

Presentationby Christoph Stani

the dream of flying
The Dreamof Flying
  • Originatingin GreekMythology
  • Legend of Icarus
  • Since then people tired to rise as the Birds
  • Leonardo da Vinci  Ornithopter
  • Mechanism that increase muscle strength
  • It was not possible rise in the 300-pound flying machine in the air
the first balloons and dirigibles
The first balloons and dirigibles
  • 18th Century scientists found:
    • Gas is lighter than air
    • They know already that hot air is lighter than cold
  • At the 05/06/1783 the first balloon get started in Annonnay bythe two brooder's Étienne Jacques and Michel Joseph 
the first balloons and dirigibles1
The first balloons and dirigibles
  • 1852 Henri Griffard cigar-shaped balloon
  • Airship companies were established
  • Very expensive
    • About 400 – 500 US Dollar one site
  • The “LZ 129” was the longest Zeppelin of the world
    • About 250m
    • Also known as the “Hindenburg”
    • Horrible disaster
the first powered aircraft
The firstpoweredaircraft
  • Several attempts were made in the 19th Century
  • Turning point.
  • In December 1903 first controlled powered flight in history.
the first passenger aircraft
The first passenger aircraft
  • Transportation for passengers interesting.
  • Two first Passenger aircrafts:
    • Boeing 247D
      • 300 km/h top speed
      • crossed within 20 hours to the North American continent
      • space for 10 people
    • Heracles
      • more luxurious
      • But much slower
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Jets
  • In September 1937, the German physicist Hans Joachim Pabst led for the first time his developed jet engine.
  • Many popular aircraft names were developed
    •  "Boeing 707", "Comet", "Douglas" or "DC-8“
  • The first machine that could fly faster than soundwas the "Concorde".
  • Todays largest Airplane is the “Airbus A380”
    • max 945 km/h top speed
    • 73 m length
    • 24,10 m high
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Thank you for your attention!

Quellen:

www.wissen.de

www.flugzeuginfo.net