1 – vocabularyReview the classification of aircraft with the help of an old book, published in 1963. In this diagram place the following words in the right boxes: single engine A/C; multi engine aircraft; biplanes; monoplanes; rotary wings; seaplanes; gliders; turbojet A/C; lighter than air A/C; power driven A/C; non power driven A/C. Learn more vocabulary on the subject with these two sections from L’Anglais pour voler: aircraft types (1) and aircraft types (2)
2 – crosswordThings that fly …
3 – reading comprehension
Read a wikipedia article to find more information on this type of aircraft. You’ll find the answer to the following questions in the introduction and the first paragraph, entitled « principle of operation »:
– What is it called, who invented it, and when?
– What are its characteristics?
– In which configurations can the propeller be placed?