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Leonardo Da Vinci
Who was a great Italian artist, architect, man of science and an individual that conducted the first scientific experiments in the field of aviation?
Who is credited with inventing the hot air balloon in 1783?
France, Campagine D' Aerosriers
The first air force was created in what country and what was it called?
During what war did the first use of balloons by the United States military occur?
France Pilatre De Rozier, Laurent Le Vieux D' Arlandes
Who were the first men to fly in a lighter-than-air balloon and over what European city did they fly?
Who is credited with individual building the first rigid airship in 1900?
What individual is credited with identifying the forces of lift, drag, thrust?
What aviation pioneer has been called the father of "Modern Aviation"?
Who was the French immigrant to the United States who wrote and published a history of flying machines in 1894 and informed european colleagues about the work of Wilbur and Orville Wright.
Introduced Manned Balloon Free Flight to USA in 1793
Who was Jean Pierre Blanchard?
Who was Francesco De Lana?
Air Power Believer in WWI
Who was Billy Mitchell?
1st black pilot
who was bessie coleman?
december 17th 1903
what was the date of the wright brothers famous first successful flight?
alberto santos dumont
who was brazilian dirgible maker who made the first officially recognized airplane flight in Europe on 12 november 1906?
who was the first individual to fly across the english channel?
who was the russian aviation pioneer who built experimental helicopters and airplanes? He designed the four-engine Grand?
the daily mail 9 london
in the early 1900's what news media sponsored aviation competitions to encourage aviation and to generate news?
what were balloons used for during WWII
what country used the drachen balloon in WWI
French and american squad that flew in WWI
what was the lafayette escadrille
what was the compagnie d'aerostiers
8 national aero-club
what was the federation aeronautique internationale
what country led the world in airplane production before and during WWI
july fourth 1917, independence from foreign countries
when and why was the liberty engine developed?
started a family of engines, rotary engines
what was the significance of gnome engines?
what was the term coined for aerial combat during WWI
which military service accomplished the first flight successful flight across the atlantic ocean in may of 1919?
which military service achieved the honor of sponsoring the first flight around the world flight in 1924?
to show progress, alot of records were being broken daily
why did the US military for records in altitude, spreed, endurance, and distance in the 1920s?
what country declared gliding a national sport after WWI
who was the first person to fly solo across the Atlantic ocean?
what was the only country during WWII to use women pilots in combat?
Frank Whittle and hans von omain
who designed the worlds first turbojet engine for use in an airplane?
who is given credit for being the first to fly faster than the speed of sound on octover 14, 1947?
long island to minnesota park
between what two cities did the first official air mail route in the united states take place?
boeing and lockheed
who are the two main competitor for large airliners orders in the world?
USA and europe
what two countries have the most general aviation aircraft?
american airlines DC-7
what US airpline inaugurated the first around the world get passenger service in 1959 and what airplane did they use?
who is given credit for the mathematical value for the speed of sound?
what is a rocket probe used for>
what was the name of the unted staes first manned space flight program?
land on the moon, human endurance
what was the purpose of the Gemini and Apollo space programs?
what country built and flew the first supersonic airliner?
who was the first man to walk on the moon?
global positioning system
what does GPS stand for>
federal aviation administration
what does the FFA stand for
sheep duck rooster
what animals were the first living passengers to go aloft in a montogolfier balloons in 1783?
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