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Management and Organizational Studies
Management and Organizational Studies 1022F/G
Suzanne Kearns

History of AviationHistory myth and legends are filled with humans longing for flightTried to attain flight by having humans flap wings like a bird Orinthopter Concept Leonardo da Vinci5000 pages were never made public his work could have advanced flightFirst to apply science theories to flight contributed to the propeller and parachute LighterthenairJoseph and Etienne Montgolfier were first to accomplish air transportation o Were French paper makes filled a bag with fire smoke and it rose to the roof tho On June 4 1793 they flew an empty balloon o September 19 1783 sent sheep rooster and duck which became first aerial passengers o November 21 1783Jean de Rozier helped build a bigger balloon first test pilot and 23 min in airJacques Charles added a rubber coating to the balloon used hydrogen thAir age comes to Canada in 10 August 1840Manned by Louis Anselm Lauriat in star of the east The DirigibleAdd controls balloons vertical and horizontal stabilizersFirst steerable balloon Henri GiffardAlberto SantosDumont among early builders of controlled airshipsBalloon was a distraction to aviation distracting research Wright Brothers Wilbur and OrvilleBicycle manufacturesDetermined you needed wings power for flight and control once airborne1900 o Tested glider in Kitty Hawk NCDecember 17 1903 o Flown by Orville o Flight lasted 12 seconds and traveled 120 feet o Engine was built by Charles Taylor a mechanic in their bike shop12 HP and weight 17 lbsNot immediately accepted as fathers of aviation o 15 years hundred of airplane prototypes created Alexander Graham Bell
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