Preparing for take off! If you've ever traveled in your lifetime, there's a big chance you've been on an airplane. This heavy machinery that can take you from Point A to Point B is often taken for granted, but not today! How much do you know about airplanes?
When you think about traveling before the 1900s, you'd probably get exhausted thinking about it! For domestic travel, people had few options other than horses. In the early 1800s, people were given bikes while they had to wait until the end of the century to travel by car.
International travel was another field entirely. When people wanted to travel outside the country, the only option was by water! Imagine being seasick for a 14-week journey from the United States to the UK. Fortunately for travelers, the first airplane came at the turn of the 20th century.
Two brothers were able to create and pilot the first aircraft and the world of travel completely changed! Now considered the safest way to travel, you'll be hard-pressed to find someone who's never been on an airplane. This innovative creation forever changed history. How much do you know about airplanes?
Do you know the name of the two brothers who flew the first airplane? What about the first female to fly across the Atlantic? Do you know the difference between a 747 and 787?
If you do, this is the quiz for you! How much do you know about airplanes? Enough to pilot this quiz to a perfect landing? Let's find out!
Prepare for takeoff!
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