Flight Academic Vocabulary

Question Answer
A place where there is no air pressure vacuum
The upward force which allows a wing to move up lift
The ailerons control what of the plane roll
The main body of the plane fuselage
Moving air that creates an area of low pressure Bernoulli's Principle
The point on any object that allows the object to spin around in a circle point of rotation
A wing spinning in a circle around its longitudinal axis propeller
The two forces that act upon a parachute gravity and drag
This control surface affects pitch elevator
This control surface affects yaw rudder
Another name for the propeller rotor
The curve on the top of a wing airfoil
This controls altitude throttle
The 3 basic movements of flight pitch, yaw and roll
A force that moves the aircraft through the air thrust