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Amelia Earhart Movie and Project Worksheet

Answer in complete sentences.

1. How did Amelia first get interested in Aviation?

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2. Why was her early flight solo? Who was Fred Noonan? Why was he along on the last flight?

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3. How high did Amelia fly to make her first solo flight record? What else was special about this flight?

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4. Define the following in a complete sentences.

a) Heading_____________________________________________________________

b) Track______________________________________________________________

c) Drift Angle__________________________________________________________

d) True Heading________________________________________________________

 

5. Where are they coming from?__________Where were they going to? ___________________

6. When planning the correct course,____________if the wind is from the North.

____________if the wind is from the South.

7. Go to Activity Button on the movie screen. Complete the activity by trying ten flights in the Explorer Mode.

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Try 5 in the Challenge Mode! Caution!!! The directions will be different!!!

1_____2_____3_____4_____5

How many successful flights did your group navigate?_________________

Each group will report back to their flight instructors and fellow aviators.