1920s Flight

By Daniya Irfan

Interesting facts

1)During the 1920s in the design and technology of aircraft gave the United States a new role in the international sphere of aviation.

2)In the 1920s and 1930s a craft known as a dirigible became a common mode of transportation for intercontinental travel.

3)Qantas is the world’s second oldest airline, established in 1920

4)Amelia earthart First Female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.

5)4600 American airplanes were built in 1928

6) By 1929 a few principal airports had passenger terminals with comfortable waiting-rooms, but most of the existing airports were nothing more than open fields.

Fun facts

  • 1)In the 1920s, a plane ticket cost just $5!
  • 2)Most of a plane is made from lightweight aluminum.
  • 3)More than 80% of people report being afraid of flying to some degree
  • 4)Orville and Wilbur Wright, America’s aviation pioneers, designed the first successful airplane.
  • 5)Food tastes different under pressure (like in an airplane!)
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