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Aviation History Checkpoints 1-1 Using complete sentences, answer the following questions on a sheet of paper. 1. What milestone did the Wright brothers reach in December 1903? the frist control, sustainedd, and powered heavier then air flight 2. Who were Daedalus and Icarus? they were the people imprision in a tower, and made wings of bird feathers 3. Who was Armen Firman, and what was his role in aviation history? made the first known human attemt to fly 4. What were some early military uses of kites? scout emenys, and telling how far emeny bases were 5. Who made the first rockets? What were they first used for? Chinese, celebrations 6. What kinds of flight devices did Leonardo da Vinci explore?
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Unformatted text preview: parachute and helicopter, gliders 7. What are the two phases of bird flight? a ground phase and a lift phase Applying Your Learning 8. Flying squirrels don’t have wings, but they do have flaps of skin between the legs on each side of their body. These flaps allow them to “fly” from tree to tree or from a tree to the ground. To which flying device would you compare a flying squirrel and why? A glider cause theres no need to flap them and flying squirrels dont flap like birds. A glider is also pretty much a tight skin (the gliders cloth but for sake of comparing ill call it skin) just like the squirrels flaps when the squirrel in flying mode...
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