The history of aviation © Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

The history of aviation

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Information sheet:
An overview of significant inventions on the way to modern aviation.

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2016-04-15
Some of the important inventions that humans have made and further developed over the course of time before aircraft of the kind we know today evolved are shown along a time line represented by a snake:
• Story of Daedalus and Icarus
• Leonardo da Vinci’s airscrew
• Otto Lilienthal’s glider
• Montgolfier brothers’ balloon
• Wright brothers’ powered airplane
• Jet airplane

Information and ideas:
Suitable as an introduction for further research into the topic of the “history of aviation."
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Information sheet
Personal, social and health education (PSHE)
Grade 1 to 4
Elementary school
Airplane; Flight of birds; Helicopter; History of technology; Hot air balloon
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