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HOW HIGH CAN YOU FLY?

True or False


  1. The National Institute of Aging with NASA is exploring the similarities of the effects of space flight on astronauts to the aging process everyone encounters on Earth.
    Answer

  2. The first person to fly as a passenger was Neil Armstrong, who rode with French pilot Henri Farman from a meadow outside of Paris in 1908.
    Answer

  3. Charles Furnas was the first American airplane passenger when he flew with Orville Wright at Kitty Hawk.
    Answer

Picture of Astronaut John Glenn
Pictures of Experimental Lifting Bodies

  1. Henry Ford jumped into aircraft manufacturing in 1927 producing the Ford Trimotor or "Tin Goose".
    Answer

  2. What happens to LIFT when you increase the angle?
    Answer

    Short Essay
    What happens in the FoilSim when angle is changed?
6. What happens to LIFT when you double the area?
Answer

7. When you increase the altitude, how does this effect the LIFT?
Answer

8. When you increase the airspeed you will change the LIFT how?
Answer
Picture of Astronaut Kathryn Thorton
Picture of Pilots at the Walk of Honor
Pick The Correct One

  1. Flew the X-15 at a top speed of 4,104 mph. He flew 58 combat missions in WWII.
    • Joseph "Joe" Walker
    • Lt. Col Fitzhugh "Fitz" Fulton, Jr. USAF.
    Answer

  2. How many times has Dr. Kathryn Thornton been a shuttle astronaut?
    • one
    • four
    • six

    Answer



Challenge

On the historical Apollo 11 mission, the first lunar landing to the moon's surface, Neil Alden Armstrong said ........
Answer




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LIFT Home Page
Aeronautics Activities
Aerospace Activities Page
Aerodynamics Index

 

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Last Updated: Jun 12 2014

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