The Airplane. Knowledge of the Scientific Aspects. Motions of the Airplane. Roll. Pitch. Yaw. Parts of the Airplane. Why is Wing Shape so Important?. Where did it all begin?. Some may have resembled birds. 400 B.C. - The first kites were invented by the Chinese.
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Where did it all begin? • Some may have resembled birds. • 400 B.C. -The first kites were invented by the Chinese. • 1485 - Leonardo DaVincidesigned the ornithopter (a wing-flapping aircraft). 1990, Vladimir Toporov • 1849 - Sir George Cayley, "the father of aerial navigation", designed the first three-wing glider that lifted a person off the ground. • 1891 - Otto Lilienthal built the first practical glider for long flights.
1935 Amelia Earhart 1927 Charles Lindbergh 100 Years of Powered Flight 1919 Curtis Flying Boat 1903 Wright flyer
From Props to Jets…. Chuck Yeager in flight school during World War II… Yeager Breaks the Sound Barrier in the X-1 Research plane - 1947.
1st Man in Space • On February 20, 1962 Glenn became the first American to orbit the Earth and an instant national hero.
Gemini 3 Jets to Manned Rockets Patch from the Gemini 3, 1st Manned mission.
To the Moon…Summer 1969 • Apollo 11 powered by Saturn V heads for the moon. Aldrin salutes the flag. One small step for man. One giant leap for mankind…
Alternative Power? 1977 -Gossamer Condor 1st manpowered aircraft.
1st Shuttle Launch Patches are created For events, but also For anniversaries of Events, 10 year Columbia Patch.
1st nonstop around the world • 1986 - Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager flew Voyager around the world without stopping for fuel.
Triumphs and Tragedies The First Teacher to go into space was named and then….Jan. 28, 1986 in The Challenger Disaster, she and the rest of the crew were lost several minutes into the flight. On Feb. 1, 2003, the Space Shuttle Columbia was lost during its re-entry into Earth's atmosphere.
The International Space Station • Views from ISS Hurricane Claudette Thunderhead Kitty Hawk, N.C. From ISS
The Final Question. Are you up for the 100 Year Challenge? • We have come so far in 100 years of powered flight, where do you think we will be in another 100 years?
BEAM ME UP, SCOTTY! To be Continued…