Introduction Aviation History
In every ancient time, there were every few Options for people who wanted to go from one place to another. If they were traveling on land, they had to walk or run or if they had to cross a water body, they had to swim .The domestication of animals made things easier. They were used to carry loads as well as people.
The History of aviation began on Dec 17,1903 near Kitty Hawk. On that day two brothers Orville and Wright who operated a bi-cycle manufacturing shop in Dayton, Ohio made the world’s first successful airplane flight. They had built their aero plane after studying the writings of other aviation pioneers and experimenting with gliders and kites & wind tunnels. They had themselves built an aircraft named “flyer”, which was a biplane with a four-cylinder gasoline engine. It flew, landing safely on the sand 120 feet away. The plane had been in the air only 12 second, but those were 12 seconds of history. It was the first flight” in which a machine carrying a man had raised itself by its own power in to the air in full flight, had sailed forward without reduction of speed, & had finally landed at a point as high as that from which it started”. The wrights made 3 more flights that day, taking turns. On the last flight the Flyer covered 852 feet in 59 seconds. Wrights brothers built another plane in 1904,flying it over a 68-acre cow pasture near Dayton. In 1905 they built a third & better plane. On the 3rd October, they made record-breaking flight of 24.2 miles in 38 minutes. After that, afraid that their invention might be stolen, they gave up flying for two and a half years.
On January 13,1908,Henri Forman won a prize of 50,000 francs for a circular flights of almost one mile. That was the beginning of a great year of aviation, a year to be long remembered.
In 1919,the first international commercial flight was introduced between London and Paris. All through... [continues]
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