Friday, 18 May 2012

Aviation Firsts Scavenger Hunt by Chloe

1. Who was the first person to fly over the South Pole?
Comdr. Richard E Byrd with Bernt Balchen as Pilot.Harold I. June
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?
Jacque and Joseph Montgolfier 1783
5. What aviation first is Janice Brown credited with?  

First Long distance power 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?
Four Douglas Cruiser.
8. Who took the first photographs from the air?
Samuel archer King and William Black.
9. What aviation first is Paul MacCready credited with?
Inventor of the practical human powered airplane.
10. In what year did the first Turbojet flight take place?