Dictionnaire & vocabulaire aéronautique

Answer

NEWSLETTER 9 – PRACTICE PAPER #7
10/11/2017

1 – vocabulary

classification of aircraft

2 – crossword :

ACROSS:  4 uav, 5 airshow, 7 cropdusting, 8 aerobatics, 10 crosscountryflight, 12 airliner, 13 jumpplane, 14 kite, 17 flying, 18 firefighting, 20 airship, 21 chopper, 23 seaplane, 24 bordercontrol, 26 searchandrescue;

DOWN:  1 hangglider, 2 bannertowing, 3 businessjet, 5 aircraft, 6 towplane, 9 microlight, 11 hotairballoon, 15 ufo, 16 helicopter, 17 fighter, 19 glider, 22 warbird, 25 drone

3 – reading comprehension

– It is an autogyro, invented by the Spanish engineer Juan de le Cierva in the early 1920’s.

– lift is provided by an unpowered, free-spinning rotor; thrust is provided by an engine-powered propeller.

– The propeller can be placed in a tractor configuration with the engine and propeller at the front of the fuselage, or in a pusher configuration with the engine and propeller at the rear of the fuselage.

4 – listening comprehension

Numbers and letters