By: Ashlyn Beech
Purpose of Airplanes
Differences Between the First Airplane and Modern Day Planes
Modern day planes are flown around the world daily. People use airplanes all the time now for transportation of people and air cargo.
1903- the first aircraft was made and tested... it crashed
1905- the aircraft was remodeled and was successfully flown in substancial periods
1906- an aircraft was the first launched without a catapult
1908/1909- a new, better aircraft was made
- Made transportation easier
- Made transportation faster
- Made transportation safer
- Creates job opertunities
- They crash sometimes
- People have hijacked them before
- They have been a weapon of terrorism
Technology: Creating a machine to make a person fly.
Engineering: Designing a machine with propellers for power, wings for balance and for flight, and wheels for a safe take off/landing.
Math: What is the perfect size, shape, and materials for a successful flight?