Intro to Aero quiz 1

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Intro to Aero quiz 1
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2010-12-02 23:41:32
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  1. Invented hot air balloons
    montgolfier brothers
  2. first successful rigid dirigibles
    ferdinand von zeppelin
  3. father of modern aviation
    otto lilienthal
  4. first success in controlled, powered and sustained flight
    wright brothes
  5. commanded the first mass-air bombing attack
    billy mitchell
  6. (t/f) samuel Pierpont Langley's aerodrome was the 1st truly successful airplane
    false
  7. (t/f) amelia Earhart was the 1st woman to fly across the English Channel
    false
  8. (t/f) the first scheduled airline in the US was United Airlines
    False
  9. (t/f) Bessie Coleman was the 1st licensed female African-American Pilot
    true
  10. (t/f) at the end of WWI, aircraft production in the US dropped by 85%
    true
  11. (t/f) the dirigible was an improvement over the fixed wing airplane b/c it was faster
    false
  12. (t/f) Calbraith Rogers was the 1st to fly non-stop across the US
    false
  13. (t/f) by 1914, the US had the most powerful air force in the world
    false
  14. (t/f) at the beg. of WWI, airplanes were mostly used for observation
    true
  15. (t/f) barnstormers put on flying exhibitions at county fairs, carnivals, and anywhere else crowds gathered
    true

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