[2016] Dylan Hoffman: History of the Aeroplane

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[2016] Dylan Hoffman: History of the Aeroplane

1783

1799

1903

A few aeronauts made daring, uncontrolled flights in lighter-than air balloons, filled with either hot air or Helium gas.

In Yorkshire, Britain; Sir George Cayley made the concept of the modern-day Aeroplane

The first jet-powered aircraft used for transport, started to transport passengers from London to South Africa.

Bust Roton, an Aircraft Designer, made an aircraft known as VOYAGER. It flew 26,000 miles nonstop in 9 days. It had two center engines and weighed less than 2000 pounds.

History of the Aeroplane

Wilbur and Orville Wright, experiment with aerodynamic surfaces to control an airplane in flight. Their work then leads to the first controlled, sustained powered flights on December 17, 1903 in Kittyhawk, North Carolina

1914

1917

1935

1949

1986

Lawrence Sperry demonstrates an automatic Gyrostabilizer in New York city. This means that any aircraft fitted with this Gyrostabilizer doesn't need manual control

Hugo Junkers, a German professor, introduced the Junkers J4, the first airplane made with an Aluminium alloy known as 'Duralumim.'

A British scientist, Sir Robert Watson, made the first radar for Meterological purposes, but was repurposed for aircraft in the second World War, it was used to detect enemy Aircraft.


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