Travel via Air/Water

  • 500

    4000 B.C. First Boats

    4000 B.C. First Boats
    Boat builders in antcient Egypt used reeds to build what were probably the first sailing boats. Needed to travel up and down the nile.
  • Jan 1, 1000

    Viking longboat

    Viking longboat
    Long and narrow so they could travel on open sea, as well as on long rivers.
  • Jan 7, 1100

    Chinese Junks

    Chinese Junks
    Fighting and transport ships used by the chinese.
  • First Submarine

    First Submarine
    Cornelius van Drebbel was the Duetch inventor who made the first submarine. He wrapped a wooden rowboat tightly in waterproofed leather and had air tubes with floats to the surface to provide oxygen.
  • Hot Air Baloon

    Hot Air Baloon
    Designed by Mont Golfier bros.
  • Clipper Ships

    Clipper Ships
    Very fast sailing ship had three or more masts and a square rig.
  • First Ocean-going liners

    First Ocean-going liners
    These were the first iron made boats. They were also the first to be driven by propellers.
  • Steamships

    Built to cross the Atlantic combined steam and wind power.
  • First Gasoline automoblie.

    First Gasoline automoblie.
    Jean Lenoir makes a gasoline engine automobile
  • Period: to

    B.C. to Modern

  • First Airplane

    First Airplane
    On December 17, 1903, Wilbur and Orville Wright made four brief flights at Kitty Hawk with their first powered aircraft.
  • First Airline

    DELAG was the world's first airline to use an aircraft (a Zeppelin) in revenue service.
  • First succesful helicopter

    First succesful helicopter
    Igor Sikorsky didn't invent the first helicopter, he simply made one that could fly. By 1940, Igor Sikorsky's successful VS-300 had become the model for all modern single-rotor helicopters.
  • Boing 707

    Boing 707
    By the 1950s, the development of civil jets grew, beginning with the de Havilland Comet, though the first widely-used passenger jet was the Boeing 707, because it was much more economical than other planes at the time.
  • The U.S. Savannah

    The U.S. Savannah
    The U.S. Savannah was one of the first nuclear powered cargo ships. It went three and a half years without refuelling.
  • First Bullet Train

    First Bullet Train
    Bullet train transportation invented.
  • First Cruise Liner

    First Cruise Liner
    The first cruise liner was the Prinzessin Victoria Luise created by Albert Ballin.