Transport in the Air: The First Aeroplane Crossword

Created
Sep 3, 2018
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Crossword
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A toy ____, bought by their father, sparked their interest in air travel and flying. Helicopter
____ was the younger brother. Orville
Their first successful engine-powered flight was on the 17 ____ 1903. December
The brothers grew up in ____, Ohio. Daytona
The brothers did ___ flights on 17/12/1903. Three
Although their flights were not long ____, they were deemed a success. Distance
The first flight lasted only 12 ____. Seconds
The brothers were the first to successfully fly the world's first ____-powered aeroplane. Engine
The brothers' surname is ____. Wright
Other people tried to take ____ for their idea and success. Credit
Wilbur was born on the 16 ____ 1871. April
The first successful engine-powered flight took place in ____, North Carolina. Kitty Hawk

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Transport in the Air: The First Aeroplane Crossword

Created
Sep 3, 2018
Type
Crossword
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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

The brothers grew up in _______, Ohio. Daytona
The first flight lasted only 12 _______. Minutes
_______ was the younger brother. Orville
Their first flight was on 17 ________ 1903. December
Although their flights were not long ________, they were deemed a success. Distance
The brothers did _____ flights on 17/12/1903. Three
Orville and Wilbur sent their father a ________ and asked him to alert the press. Telegram
The brothers' surname is ______. Wright
A toy _________ sparked their interest in air travel and flying. Helicopter
Other people tried to take ______ for their idea and success. Credit
The brothers were the first to successfully fly the world's first _________, powered by an engine. Aeroplane
Wilbur was born on 16 _____ 1871. April

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The Wright Brothers Word Search

Created
Jun 1, 2016
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Word Search
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FLYING
AVIATION
GLIDING
ENGINE
CONTROL
DUNES
NEWSPAPERS
KITES
AIRPLANES
GLIDERS
ORVILLE
WILBUR
KITTY HAWK
WRIGHT BROTHERS

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Aviation Vocabulary Crossword

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Oct 11, 2016
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Crossword
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an aircraft which is not powered but instead glides on air glider
between or among continents intercontinental
powered flying vehicle, fixed wings, weighs more than air it displaces airplane
lift from one or morsels of revolving overhead rotors helicopter
compartment for the pilot in the aircraft cockpit
escape from aircraft by being explosively propelled out eject
process of finding ones location and planning a route navigation
revolving shaft with blades propeller
protect from danger, risk, or injury safety
become airborne takeoff
coming or bringing to land landing
horizontal structures on both sides of the plane supporting it in the air wings
two brothers that made first flight in a powered aircraft wrightbrothers
protect eyes from dust, glare, water, etc. goggles
one piece of clothing worn by military pilots flight suit
material that opens up to slow landing parachute

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The Wright Brothers Crossword

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Dec 13, 2016
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Crossword
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The creators last name Wright
Older brothers name Wilbur
Younger brother by 4 years Orville
Their hometown in Ohio Dayton
First business Newspaper
Second business Bicycles
In 1902 they fly this successfully Glider
In 1903 they flew this for the first time Airplane
They test their gliders in this location Kitty Hawk
Their first problem - how to build an ____to move the plane forward Engine
2nd problem - how to design a _____to lift the plane Wing
3rd problem - how to _____the plane in the air Control

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Industrial Revolution Crossword

Created
Apr 27, 2016
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A Scottish inventor who invented the steam engine James Watt
An American inventor who created the cotton gin Eli Whitney
One of the primary inventors of the telephone Alexander Graham Bell
Created the electric light bulb and phonograph Thomas Edison
Invented and built the worlds first successful airplane Wright Brothers
An engine that uses the expansion or rapid condensation of steam to generate power Steam Engine
A machine that quickly and easily separates cotton fibers from their seeds Cotton Gin
A glass bulb Light Bulb
A powered flying vehicle with fixed wings and a weight greater than that of the air it displaces Airplane
He invented the telegraph Samuel Morse
He invented the Kodak camera George Eastman
He invented the steamboat Robert Fulton
He invented the diesel engine Rudolph Diesel
He developed and manufactured the first automobile Henry Ford
Best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current Nikola Tesla
Patented the first practical sewing machine Elias Howe
created the Atlantic Telegraph Company and laid the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1858 Cyrus Field
He invented a new process for building roads John MacAdam
He was instrumental in bringing the Industrial Revolution to the U.S Francis Lowell
He was a co-developer of the Morse code Samuel Morse
Invented coke smelting Abraham Darby
A British inventor who developed a successful wet spinning process for flax in 1824 James Kay
He funded the design and construction of some of the first factory houses for spinning machines during the American industrial revolution Moses Brown
He built the first public inter-city railway line in the world to use steam locomotives George Stephenson

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The Wright Brothers Crossword

Created
Apr 17, 2016
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The older Wright Brother Wilbur
The younger Wright brother Orville
Where the Wright brothers lived Dayton
This toy made the Wright brothers want to learen about flying helicopter
This Wright Brothers business earned enough money for them to experiment and invent the airplane Wright Cycle Company
the study of blight and the science of building and operating planes aeronautics
Where the Wright Brothers flew their first airplane Kitty Hawk
an aircraft that flies without an engine glider
moves planes nose up and down elevator
keeps plane steady and controls planes forward movement rudder
Orville build this for the Wright brothers first business printing press

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Flight Word Search

Created
Jan 27, 2016
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Word Search
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war
yaw
wright brothers
wings
weight
travelling
travel
thrust
streamlined
space
rudder
roll
propulsion
propel
pressure
pitch
mass
lift
hot air balloons
helicopters
gravity
glide
fuselage
four forces of flight
force
flight
expand
elevators
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compressed
aviation
airplanes
aircrafts
ailerons
aerodynamics
adaptations

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Inventions and Discoveries Crossword

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Jul 16, 2016
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A tiny flash spark
A test made in order to study what happened experiment
A room or building used for scientific work laboratory
This person invented the light bulb thomasedison
This was discovered by Benjamin Franklin Electricity
A thin rope or cord used for tying things string
To watch someone or something carefully observe
This is Alexander Graham Bell's famous invention telephone
Someone who invents things inventor
The Wright _________ invented the aeroplane brothers
What theory did Albert Eistein develop? relativity
Bill Gates Nationality American

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WW2 crossword puzzle

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May 5, 2016
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What was the name of the tank used by the U.S.? Sherman
What was the name of the beach where the most casualties happened during the D-Day invasion? Omaha
Hitler wrote this while imprisoned. Mein Kampf
What was the name of the political party Hitler created? Nazi
Who was the dictator of the soviet union during WW2? Joseph Stalin
What political belief did Stalin want to spread through Europe? Communism
What was the religion targeted by the Nazi party? Jewish
What was the name of Hitler's secret police? Gestapo
This was the name of the German Air Force. Luftwaffe
What was the German name for "lightning war"? Blitzkrieg
What country's troops were rescued at Dunkirk? Britain
where was Hitlers second Blitzkrieg at? London
The Allies attacked the Axis after what country was invaded? Poland
What was Erwin Rommel's nickname? Desert Fox
What was the name of the operation where Germany invaded Russia? Barbarossa
This season turned German forces away from Russia. Winter
What was the name of the massacre where many Chinese people were killed? Nanking
What was the name of the female riveter on U.S. propaganda posters? Rosie
This U.S. aircraft dropped torpedoes into the water to take out japanese ships. Avenger
This battle was a turning point for the U.S. in the Pacififc. Midway
Who led the allies in North Africa? Patton
What was the type of bomb dropped on japan twice? Atom
This light machine gun was usually mounted on U.S. tanks and jeeps. BAR
What was the name of the battle launched by Hitler as a counter attack? Bulge
The big three consisted of Roosevelt,Stalin and who else? Churchill
What was the name of Hitler's favorite battleship? Bismark
Towards the end of the war the The Big Three met where to discuss the future of the Soviet Union. Yalta
Who was the leader of the Nazi party? Hitler
This Japanese occupied island was a key to success in the pacific. Iwo Jima
What was the name of the British Air Force's choice of fighter plane? spitfire
Who was the manufacturer for the the U.S. service pistol,the M1911? Colt
What was the name for Japanese suicide pilots? Kamikaze
Hitler's troops marched through this during the invasion of France. Arc de Triumph
This was the name of the mass genocide of the Jews. Holocaust
Which German deathcamp was known to be the most brutal? Auschwitz
This German death camp was the only camp where all the prisoners escaped. Sobibor
This was the only state that got attacked during WW2. Hawaii
What was the name of the U.S. naval base bombed during WW2? Pearl Harbor
Wher were the trials held for SS officers commited of war crimes? Nuremberg

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World War 2 Crossword

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Feb 10, 2017
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country where a single party controls the government and every aspect of people's lives totalitarian state
Those countries fighting against the Axis powers. i.e. Britain, France, USA, Canada, USSR etc allies
Great Britain's Prime Minister, Churchill was an eloquent speaker, who steeled the British to defy the Nazis, even as the Luftwaffe bombed London nightly Winston Churchill
The fascist leader of Nazi Germany and the architect of the Holocaust which killed six million Jewish people. Adolf Hitler
The communist leader of the Soviet Union. Joseph Stalin
The seeds for Germany's discontent and susceptibility to a racist like Hitler began with the end of WWI.Germany signed this which required it give up 13% of its territory including Alsace-Lorraine. That area alone included 6 million residents, vast raw materials (65% of Germany's iron ore reserves and 45% of its coal), and 10% of its factories. Germany also had to pay for the war's damages. Treaty of Versailles
Germany, Italy, and Japan axis
December 1944 — January 1945. Hitler's final, surprise counteroffensive to the Allied invasion. Took place in the Ardennes, a densely forested mountain range between France and Belgium, and was an attempt to recapture Antwerp, the Allies' major supply port. A blizzard kept Allied airplanes grounded, but the U.S. Army was able to move its troops through the snow to double its number of soldiers and triple its armored tanks in four days. It was the largest and bloodiest battle the Americans fought, with 19,000 soldiers killed. The hard-won Allied victory was a turning point in the war. Battle of the Bulge
"Lightening war," a surprise attack devised by Hitler, in which land-and-air attacks were coordinated, quick and brutal. Hitler used fast-moving tanks called Panzers, with infantry transported by trucks and dive-bombing planes that strafed soldiers and refugees. Battle maps from the Combat Studies Institute offer more information about Blitzkrieg and paths taken during the war. Blitzkrieg
June 6, 1944, the Allied landing on France's Normandy beaches to begin the liberation of Europe. The D doesn't stand for anything other than "day." About 156,000 American, British, and Canadian troops landed in Normandy under heavy attack by German strongholds. Of those, the American forces numbered 23,250 on Utah Beach, 34,250 on Omaha Beach, and 15,500 airborne troops. Millions more men and women were involved in its preparations D-Day
Short for Unterseeboote, German submarines. U-boats
A political system promoted by Hitler and his ally, Italian dictator Mussolini, that called for citizens to be unquestioningly loyal to the nation and obedient of its leader. The needs of the state outweighed the needs, beliefs, or freedoms of the individual. Emphasis was on national pride, traditions, and racial purity. There was no freedom of speech. Foreigners — those who were simply minority ethnic or religious groups included — were hated and persecuted. Fascism
A member of the National Socialist German Workers' Party that Hitler came to lead. A believer in Hitler's fascism, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy. nazi
The codename for the U.S. project to produce an atomic bomb. Manhattan Project
The act of genocide carried out by Germany on the Jewish population of Europe Holocaust
"lightning war"; swift attacks launched by Germany in WWII during the night blitzkrieg
Germany's failed attempt to subdue Britain in 1940 in preparation for invasion (Germans bombed Britain continuously but Britain resisted with fighter pilots and Hitler gave up invasion) Battle of Britain
a 1942 battle in the Pacific during which American planes sank 4 Japanese aircraft carriers (protected Hawaii) Battle of Midway
code name for the Allied invasion of Europe in 1944 Operation Overlord
German counter-attack in December 1944 that temporarily slowed the allied invasion of Germany (Audie Murphy was the hero) Battle of the Bulge
during WWII, Allied strategy of capturing Japanese-held islands to gain control of the Pacific Ocean (American ships shelled an island; troops waded ashore; hand-to-hand fighting occured until island was captured) island hopping
during WWII, Navajo soldiers who used their own language to radio vital messages during the island-hopping campaign Navajo code-talkers
WWII Japanese pilots trained to make a suicidal crash attack, usually upon a ship kamikaze
message sent by the Allies in July 1945 callin for the Japanese to surrender Potsdam Declaration
Nazi war crime trials held in 1945 and 1946 Nuremberg Trials
Organization created by isolationists who argued that the United States should keep out of Europe's business. American First Committee
Process by which a government gains control over a territory not presently under their jurisdiction. annex
policies, views, or actions that harm or discriminate against Jews Anti-Semitism
British-American declaration that stated the countries aims for the outcome of the war. Stated people of every nation should be free to choose their own form of government and live free of fear and want, disarmament, and a permanent system of general security. atlantic charter
policy by which Great Britain and France agreed to Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in agreement for not taking any additional Czech territory. appeasment
April 1942, American soldiers were forced to march 65 miles to prison camps by their Japanese captors. It is called the Death March because so many of the prisoners died en route. Bataan Death March
an aerial battle fought in World War II in 1940 between the German Luftwaffe (air force), which carried out extensive bombing in Britain, and the British Royal Air Force, which offered successful resistance. battle of britian
1939; Britain and France could buy goods from the United States if they paid in full and transported them. cash and carry
protective measures in case of attack civil defense
Political leader who rules a country with absolute power, usually by force dictator
giving up military weapons Disarmament
Wiping out an entire group of people genocide
the gathering of resources and preparation for war. mobilization
Originally designed to avoid American involvement in World War II by preventing loans to those countries taking part in the conflict; modified in 1939 to allow aid to the Allies Neutrality Acts
US military base on Hawaii that was bombed by Japan on December 7, 1941, bringing the United States into World War II Pearl Harbor

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