Flight above the Clouds “It’s Fun to Fly”

Easier – Flight is the ability to fly. It is the act of traveling or moving through the air.   Harder – Humans first observed flight in other animals in the natural world. Birds have wings and most have the ability to fly. Many insects can fly. Only one mammal can fly, the bat. However both the flying squirrel and the flying lemur can glide.   Humans experimented and developed ways of flying. Lighter-than-air methods that have successfully been used include hot air balloons and blimps. On December 17, 1903, brothers Wilbur and Orville Wright made the first successful heavier-than-air flights near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. They had built their airplane after studying the writings of other…



Source by Jamal Barki