How an Airplane Flies
The engine turns the propeller. The propeller pulls the aircraft forward.
The shape of the aircraft slows its forward movement.
Weight holds the aircraft down.
Directions: Fill in the blank with the appropriate term. Label the airplane.
Four Forces of Flight
________________is produced by air flowing over the wings and the angle of the wing into the wind.
________________is the forward movement produced by an engine driven propeller, jet, or rocket engine.
________________is the force that pulls an aircraft down.
________________slows the forward movement of an aircraft.