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Have you ever dreamed of flying?
How did you fly in your dream?
Have you ever taken a plane?
What did you feel when the plane took off?
What kind of 'flying machines' have you seen?
One of the best-known stories about flying is the Ancient Greek legend of Daedalus and Icarus.
Check what it is about. The picture will help you.
Many courageous people experimented with flying. They usually tried to imitate bird wings. Unfortunately, many were killed by their own inventions.
After a while, the bag lifts off because the density of the heated air is smaller than that of the surrounding air.
Several people experimented with such lighter-than air structures. It was finally the French Montgolfier brothers who succeeded. In November 1783, their balloon rose into the air near Paris, with two people on board.
From the mid-19th century, more and more rigid airships, capable of controlled flight, appeared. Ferdinand von Zeppelin's German airliners even transported passengers between America and Europe.
Using these results, as well as the development of internal combustion engines, the American Wright brothers started developing their own aircraft.
Wright Flyer I took off.
It took 31 minutes to cover a distance of 33 km.
Tampa – St. Petersburg, Florida, USA. It was only in service for 3 months and carried only one passenger at a time.
The pilot and the navigator flew across the ocean in 16 hours and 52 minutes.
He flew over the Atlantic in 33.5 hours with a Ryan NYP aicraft
First flight of the German Heinkel HE 178.
First flight of the American VS–300.
The American Bell X–1 aircraft crosses the speed of sound for the first time.
Discuss how the appearance of aircraft changed our lives.
What are the advantages and disadvantages?
Form two groups and collect arguments for and against aviation.
Which group's arguments sound more convincing?
Look at the following pictures for ideas.