Planes

by Patrick.b

Mans First Flight

The flight of the first plane was on December the 3rd 1903 at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. One of the brothers Orville Wright flew around 40 metres and about 3-4 metres off the ground. The plane was called the Flyer it was designed and built by Orville and his brother Wilbur Wright who both shared in owning a bicycle company.
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How Planes Fly

Aircrafts range from big to small. There are 4 pulls on a plane there's lift, weight, thrust and drag. Lift makes the plane go up, weight makes the plane go down, thrust makes the plane speed up and drag makes the plane slow down

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Fighter Jets (Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor)

There are many types of fighter jets in the world one of them is the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor. The F-22 raptor is one of the fastest jets in the world, reaching a top speed of 2,410 km/hr and weighing at about 19,700kg (19.7t), a range of 2,660km and a wing span of 14m. This jet is used by the United States Air Force (USAF) and is a twin engine one seater plane made by Boeing.
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jet ar liners

There are many jet liners in the world ranging from the small bombardier to the enormous airbus A380. jet air liners are mostly used for taking people from country to country but they can also be used for the air force or cargo planes.
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Sea planes

Sea planes are really cool and are also called amphibious planes because they can land on land and water. They can land on the runway because they have little retractable wheels that go up and down into the floats on the bottom of the plane.

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Airports

Airports are really important when it comes to aircraft. Airports have control towers that get a signal from the planes nose that has a radar in it that tells the control tower where they are. Also the planes have a button on the joystick which is the radio button which sends a signal to the tower the you can make a call to land or take off or taxi.
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World War 1/2

Planes played a big part in the world wars and there where many different types of planes in the war like the Spitfire, Mustang, Kitty Hawk, Sabars, Trojans, Bomarangs, Canberra Bombers, Vampiers, Meteors, Wirraway, Harveds, Avengers Corsairs and the Focker Wulf. All those planes helped a lot in the war.
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Controls

In planes there rods that connect everything to what they are supposed to. There is the ruder, aerofoil, elorvator and the tail.
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