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Plane and flight
Many people have always wanted to fly, like birds.
Some of them tried to fly with wings.
In 1783 the Montgolfier brothers made the first demonstration of their hot air balloon.
At the end of the 18th century Otto Lilienthal was the first man to make successful gliding flights. (glider = planeur)
In December 1903 Orville Wright flew the first airplane, the Flyer.
|In 1909 the first aviation meeting was held in Cambrai and Blériot crossed the English Channel.|
3. jet engine
4. wing wingspan
6. vertical stalilizer
8. elevator pitch
tank / The fuel tanks in almost all aircraft are in the wings.
|Movement caused by the use of elevators|| Movement caused by the use of ailerons|| wingspan|| propeller|
| to take off || to land || stopover|| jet lag || domestic flight |
| to taxi |
| emergency exit|
| touchdown || sound barrier |
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