intro to aerospace exam one

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intro to aerospace exam one
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  1. (t/f) Glenn Curtiss was a partner with the Wright Brothers in developing the Aerodrome
    False
  2. (t/f) The dirigible was an improvement over the balloon because it could be steered
    True
  3. (t/f) Otto Lilienthal developed the first succussful heavier than air powered aircraft
    False
  4. (t/f) Calbraith Perry Rogers was the 1st person to fly across the United States
    True
  5. (t/f) The first woman to fly across the English Channel was Harriet Quimby
    True
  6. (t/f) Billy Mitchell commanded the first mass-air bombing attack
    true
  7. (t/f) Samuel Pierpont Langley's Aerodrome was the 1st successful heavier than air aircraft
    false
  8. (t/f) At the beginning of WWI, the aircraft was ised mostly for observation
    true
  9. (t/f) amelia earhart was the 1st person across the Atlantic ocean
    False
  10. (t/f) The Air Commerce Act of 1926 established the role of the Federal Government in the regulation of aviation
    True
  11. (t/f) The Kelly Act is another name for the Air Mail Act of 1925
    True
  12. (t/f) Air Traffic Control requires no aptitude
    False
  13. (t/f) Aircraft dispatchers do not require FAA certification
    false
  14. (t/f) At the beginning of WWI, France had the best prepared air force in the world
    True
  15. (t/f) Anyone can be successfully trained to be a competent pilot
    False
  16. (t/f) The aerospace career field requires an educational level beyond high-school
    True
  17. (t/f) Louis Bleriot was the 1st person to fly an airplane across the English Channel
    True
  18. (t/f) Glenn Curtiss and the Wright Brothers worked in a partnership to develop the airplane
    False
  19. (t/f) Harriet Quimby was the 1st female licensed pilot in the US
    true
  20. (t/f) Eddie Rickenbacker was the only living American airman to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor in WWI
    True
  21. (t/f) The antics of the Barnstormers during the early 1920s led to the passage of the Air Commerce Act of 1926
    True
  22. (t/f) One of the provisions of the Air Commerce Act of 1926 was no commercial flying in wooden airplanes
    True
  23. (t/f) The United States produced several American designed combat airplanes that saw service in WWI
    False
  24. (t/f) Billy Mitchell successfully demonstrated that an airplane could sink a battleship
    true
  25. (t/f) The army performed the 1st successful around the world flight in 1924
    True
  26. (t/f) The 1st airmail route was between Washington D.C. and NYC
    True
  27. (t/f) Bessie Coleman was the 1st woman to fly across the Atlantic Ocean
    False
  28. (t/f) The atomic Bomb effectively ended WWII
    True
  29. (t/f) da Vinci designed a parachute in the 16th century
    True
  30. (t/f) Igor Sikorski built large multi-engine airplanes in Russia during WWI
    True
  31. Government agency that became the primary employer of pilots in the 1920s
    US Post Office
  32. Collected and distibuted aviation information and advised the Wright Brothers
    Octave Chanute
  33. Invented Wing Warping
    Wright Brothers
  34. Built the 1st American Airplane to utilize ailerons
    Glenn Curtiss
  35. Made 1st successful flight in Europe
    Alberto Santos-Dumont
  36. America's higest scoring WWI ace
    Eddie Rickenbaker

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