Wednesday, 16 May 2012

The Scavenger Hunt

Aviation Firsts Scavenger Hunt

1. who was the first person to fly over the south pole?
Comdr. Richard E. byrd.
2. In what year did the first parachute jump take place?
3. Who made the first rocket-engine flight?
Fritz von opel
4. Who made the first balloon flight? In what year did the flight take place?
Jacques and joseph Montgolfier 1783
5. What aviation first is Janice Brown credited with?  
Long distance solar flight
6. Who was the first woman to receive a pilot's license? In what year did she learn how to fly?  
Baroness Raymonde De Laroche 1910
7. Who was the first person to fly around the world alone?
Wiley Post
8. Who took the first photographs from the air?
Samuel Archer King Wiliam Black
9. What aviation first is Paul MacCready credited with?
successful of the first human- powered aircraft
10. In what year did the first turbo jet flight take place?

It was so great researching all the questions. That was a good topic that my teacher gave me to do.