What did the Wright Brothers do before inventing aircrafts?
What was the name of Charles Lindbergh’s Atlantic-crossing airplane?
True or False: Leonardo da Vinci was able to fly two prototypes of flying machines.
While he drew plans for them, he was missing the mechanical engine the Wright Brothers later used.
When was the first flight made?
Which of these women was a famous aviator?
What is Mach 1 speed (or the speed of sound)?
True or False: The first passengers of a hot-air balloon were a rooster, a sheep, and a duck.
Indeed, they were sent up there in front of the French King Louis XVI, and got to a height of about 1500 feet (470 meters)
What is the max speed of a Concorde plane?
The Concorde cruising speed is Mach 2.02 (2.02 times the speed of sound)
10 times the speed of sound
5 times the speed of sound
True or False: The Hercules H-4 is known as the largest aircraft built in terms of wingspan. It was made almost entirely of wood.
Which country had the first jet fighter plane?
It was the Heinkel He 178 in 1939. While the USA also developed such a plane, it became operational a bit later.
How long was the first non-stop flight from London to Paris?
Which country developed the first helicopter?
It was in 1939.
What airline manufacturer grew to challenge the Boeing Company through its technical innovations and fleet of diverse aircraft?
Where did the Hindenburg disaster take place?
More precisely, it was at Lakehurst, New Jersey.