Wright Flyer I (1903)

Wright Flyer I (1903)

The Wright Flyer was the first successful powered, heavier-than-air aircraft, designed and built by the Wright brothers.



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  • Which one of these statements is true?
  • Which one of these statements is true?
  • What happened to the Wright Flyer in 1905?
  • How many Flyer models did the Wright brothers build?
  • When did the Wright brothers build their Flyer I?
  • In what respect was the flight of Wilbur Wright in Italy in 1907 special?
  • What did the Flyer I get its nickname from?
  • What was the nickname of the Wright Flyer I?
  • What did the Wright brothers build to aid their experiments?
  • In which country did the Wright brothers live?
  • In what respect were the Wright brothers pioneers?
  • Is it true that the Flyer I did not have an engine?
  • Is it true that the Flyer I reached the speed of sound?
  • Is it true that the Wright brothers built their own wind tunnel to find the optimal shape of wings?
  • Is it true that the aerofoil (the shape of the wing) of the Flyer I was asymmetrical?
  • Is it true that the Flyer I was a heavier-than-air aircraft?
  • Is it true that the net forces acting on a fast-moving aeroplane and an aeroplane at rest are equal?
  • Is it true that the direction of the net force acting on an aeroplane during takeoff is downwards?
  • Is it true that flying is only possible with constructions lighter than air?
  • What was the average speed of the Wright Flyer on its longest flight?
  • Which one of these statements is true?


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