1490 Leonardo Da Vinci
Designed the first human flying machine
1783 Montogolfier Bros.
First Hot Air Balloon "Lighter than air flight"
First succesful glider with fixed wings
First controllable Glider
1903 Wright Bros.
First Motorized flight
First international flight - crossed the English Channel in a Monoplane
First person to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in "Spirit of St. Louis"
1932 Amelia Earhart
First Women to solo across Atlantic
First person to go faster than speed of Sound - Broke the sound barrier"
First Person in space - Soviet
1969 Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin
First people to land on moon
the force created when air flows over an airplanes airfoil and creates a low pressure area above the wing which allows teh wing to rise UPWARD This force opposes gravity.
Pulls objects DOWN to the earth. This force opposes lift.
Force created by a power source such as propeller or jet engine, that can PULL or PUSH an airplane forward through the air. This force opposes drag.
Friction that slows the forward movement of a plane. This force opposes thrust.
When a fluid (such as air) changes its speed; its pressure also changes