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Small flaps on the tail of the plane. Allows plane to change pitch: Raise nose up or down.
Whether the nose of the plane is pointing up or down
Controlled by Elevators
Whether the plane is turning left or right
Controlled by the rudder.
Changes the thrust of the airplane.
Small flaps on the outside of the wings. Allows plane to roll: Bank to the left or right
To turn your airplane left (yaw), you must:turn the rudder to the_____.
To turn your airplane right (yaw), you must:turn the rudder to the_____.
To raise the nose of the airplane you must _____ the elevators
Whether the plane dips left or right (left bank, right bank), is also known as _____ and is controlled by the Ailerons
To bank your airplane to the left, you must raise the left _____ and lower the right one
To bank your airplane to the right, you must raise the right aileron and _____ the left one
The body of a plane. Used to carry cargo or passengers
The ability of the plane to control movement
The four forces that act on a plane are: _____, Thrust, Drag, Gravity (weight)
The faster air flows, the less pressure it has is called ________ _____.
The shape of the wing of a plane. It is curved on the top and straight on the bottom.
Air always travels from _____ pressure to low pressure
When molecules are far apart, the air is lighter than the air around it so that air will _____.
the pushing or pulling force exerted by the engine of an aircraft or rocket
The force that opposes forward motion is:
The wings of an airplane provide _____ because of the airfoil design
The four forces that act on a plane are: Lift, ______, Drag, and Gravity (weight)
The four forces that act on a plane are: Lift, Thrust, _____, and Gravity (weight)
The four forces that act on a plane are: Lift, Thrust, Drag, and _____ (weight)
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