Module 1 Introduction to Flight - Jeopardy

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Module 1: Introduction to Flight
JEOPARDY
Flight
Basics
The Power
of Rising Air
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Hot Air Forces of
Balloons Flight
Wings
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Flight Basics 100
Pertaining to air
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What is aero?
Flight Basics 200
Any machine that is capable of flying
through the air; included are ultralights,
airplanes, gliders, balloons, helicopters,
hangliders, and parasails
Answer
What is an aircraft?
Flight Basics 300
A place on either land or water where aircraft
can land and take off for flight
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What is an airport?
Flight Basics 400
Air in motion
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What is wind?
Flight Basics 500
A person who operates an aircraft in flight
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What is an aviator?
The Power of Rising Air 100
Usually a single-engined airplane that will
pull a glider from the ground to an altitude
where it can be released
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What is a tow plane?
The Power of Rising Air 200
A column of air that moves upward
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What is a thermal?
The Power of Rising Air 300
The art of staying aloft by exploiting the
energy of the atmosphere
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What is soaring?
The Power of Rising Air 400
Height above sea level or ground level
expressed in units
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What is altitude?
The Power of Rising Air 500
Fluid motion between regions of unequal
heating
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What is convection?
Hot Air Balloons100
An aircraft that uses lighter-than-air gas for its
lift, with no built-in means of horizontal
control
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What is a balloon?
Hot Air Balloons 200
The heat source for filling the envelope with
hot air
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What is the burner?
Hot Air Balloons 300
The main body of the balloon, usually made
of nylon, that is filled with lighter-than-air
gas
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What is the envelope?
Hot Air Balloons 400
A wicker basket, hanging below the
envelope, used to transport passengers and
propane tanks
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What is a gondola?
Hot Air Balloons 500
One of several vertical panels that make up
the envelope
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What is a gore?
Forces of Flight 100
The natural force pulling everything to Earth
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What is gravity?
Forces of Flight 200
The upward force that opposes gravity and
supports the weight of an aircraft
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What is lift?
Forces of Flight 300
A force which slows the forward movement
of an aircraft in flight
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What is drag?
Forces of Flight 400
The force that is caused by the forward
movement of an aircraft in flight
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What is thrust?
Forces of Flight 500
Forces in motion
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What is dynamic?
Wings 100
A component, such as a wing, that is
specifically designed to produce lift, thrust
or directional stability
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What is an airfoil?
Wings 200
The downward movement of air behind a
wing in flight
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What is downwash?
Wings 300
The upward movement of air ahead of the
wing in flight
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What is upwash?
Wings 400
The curved part of an airfoil from its leading
to trailing edge
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What is camber?
Wings 500
A line drawn through an airfoil from its
leading to trailing edge
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What is a chord?
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Common Air 200
An aircraft that is kept aloft by the
aerodynamic forces upon its wings and is
thrust forward by a means of propulsion
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What is an airplane?
Common Air 400
A combination of aeronautics and space
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What is aerospace?
Common Air 600
The science of flight within an atmosphere
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What is aeronautics?
Common Air 800
A mixture of gases that contains
approximately 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen,
and 1% other gases
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What is air?
Common Air 1000
Relating to the forces of air in motion
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What is aerodynamics?
Aviation Potluck 200
The front part of a wing or airfoil
Answer
What is the leading
edge?
Aviation Potluck 400
The three axes of flight
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What is are vertical,
longitudinal, and
lateral?
Aviation Potluck 600
The art, science, and technology of flight
within the atmosphere
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What is aviation?
Aviation Potluck 800
The flow of air which moves opposite the
flight path of an airplane
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What is relative wind?
Aviation Potluck 1000
A spinning column of air that is created
behind the wingtip as a result of air moving
from an area of high pressure on the bottom
to an area of low pressure on top
Answer
What is a vortex?
Gliders 200
Mass in a given volume
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What is density?
Gliders 400
The atmosphere’s resistance to vertical
motion
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What is stability?
Gliders 600
A waving action with strong up and down
motions started as air moves across
mountain ranges
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What is a wave?
Gliders 800
The average rate at which temperature
decreases with an increase in altitude
(average is 3 ½ degrees per 1000 feet
increase in altitude)
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What is the lapse rate?
Gliders 1000
A mathematical relationship between the
distance an aircraft will glide forward to the
altitude loss
Answer
What is the glide ratio?
More Balloon Fun 200
Instrument to provide the height of the
balloon above sea level
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What is the altimeter?
More Balloon Fun 400
The top of the hot air balloon’s envelope
Answer
What is the crown?
More Balloon Fun 600
Located in the top of the balloon’s envelope
that allows it to be deflated
Answer
What is a parachute
panel?
More Balloon Fun 800
An instrument that measures the temperature
within the envelope
Answer
What is the thermistor?
More Balloon Fun 1000
An instrument to determine the rate of climb
or descent; sometimes referred to as vertical
velocity indicator
Answer
What is the variometer?
People and More 200
The name of the two French brothers who
created the first successful, manned, hot air
balloon in 1783
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Who is Montgolfier?
People and More 400
A lightweight, low carbon fuel used in hot air
balloon burners
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What is propane?
People and More 600
Discovered the Laws of Motion and helped us
to understand flight
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Who was Sir Isaac
Newton?
People and More 800
To rise or float on the surface of water or
within the atmosphere
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What is buoyancy?
People and More 1000
His principle states that the faster flow of air
above the wings has a lower pressure
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Who was Daniel
Bernoulli?
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