The Airplane Evolution

Timeline created by "The Mamba Mentality"
  • First fixed wing aircraft

    First fixed wing aircraft
    In 1799, Sir George Cayley defined the forces of lift and drag and presented the first scientific design for a fixed-wing aircraft.
  • The first attempt at powered flight

    The first attempt at powered flight
    In 1874, Felix duTemple made the first attempt at powered flight by hopping off the end of a ramp in a steam driven monoplane.
  • The first Steam Powered Airplane

    The first Steam Powered Airplane
    The first powered airplane invented by Samuel Langley and it worked by a steam powered airdrome and it flew about a half a mile
  • Wright brothers airplane invention

    Wright brothers airplane invention
    The inventors of the airplane was the wright brothers
  • Military use of airplanes

    Military use of airplanes
    The first military uses of aviation involved lighter-than-air balloons. During the Battle of Fleurus in 1794. the French observation balloon The use of lighter-than-air aircraft in warfare became prevalent in the 19th century, including regular use in the American Civil War.
  • The Jet Engine Invention

    The Jet Engine Invention
    The jet engine was invented by Franke Whittle, it was tested somewhere near the united kingdom. He flew to Washington in the Untied States
  • Aircraft exceeded the speed of sound

    Aircraft exceeded the speed of sound
    Aircraft exceeds the speed of sound, the person who accomplished this was Chales Yeager, it happened near Rogers Dry Lake in the Mojave Desert.
  • The first flying car

    The first flying car
    it was by terrafugia, it cost $600,000 dollars