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Airplane Parts Identification & Functions Answers

Using the letters shown on the airplane photograph above, identify the airplane parts listed below. Write both correct letters where needed.

1. wings

B, C

2. vertical stabilizer

L

3. fuselage

A

4. flaps

F, H

5. cockpit

G

6. propeller

D

7. rudder

M

8. ailerons

E, I

9. elevator

K

10.horizontal stabilizer

J
  1. Write the names of the three airplane parts that can be used to change the shape of the wings. ailerons, flaps, wings

     

  2. The wing generates lift because of its shape. Look at the airplane above. Which other part of the airplane, because of its similar shape, should also generate lift? horizontal stabilizer
  3. Look at the airplane above. Which moveable part would the pilot use to make the airplane turn to the left? rudder, M

     

  4. Which part would the pilot move in order to tip the left wing lower than the right? aileron, E, I

     

  5. Which part of the airplane in the picture above is generating thrust?

    propeller, D


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