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Student Activity Sheet: Aircraft Trading Cards

Create your own Aircraft Trading Card. On the front of your Trading Card put the aircraft's name and below that draw a picture of the aircraft. On the back of the Trading Card record these statistics:
  • Type of aircraft (airship, fixed wing, helicopter)
  • Flight Regime (low, medium...)
  • Year Built
  • Purpose: For what was it used?
  • Specifications:
    • Type of engine (propeller, rotor, jet)
    • Wingspan
    • Length
    • Height
    • Weight

Use the example below to help you design your Trading Card.

a layout of an aircraft card on the front appears the title and a picture and on the back are listed the Name the type the regime, the year built, the purpose, the specifications including type of engine, wingspan, length, height, and weight

the front of an x-33 aircraft

the back of an x-33 aircraft trading card

Aircraft Trading Card

(Suggestion List)

Hindenburg (airship) Vickers Viscount
USS Macon (airship) Spitfire
Stealth/Spirit Hawker Hurricane
Fokker Monoplane Gossamer Condor
Mustang Passarola (Great Bird)
ER-2 Montgolfiere (balloon)
U-2 Le France (balloon, 1884)
SR-71 Blackbird Avion III (Ader)
AD-1 Sopwith Camel
Boeing 707 Sikorsky Russian Knight
Boeing 747 Messerschmitt
Pathfinder de Havilland Comet I
Concorde Autogiro
Boeing 314 Clipper Bell 206 Jetranger
Lockheed Constellation Hawker Siddeley Harrier
Spirit of St. Louis (Ryan Monoplane) Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey
Graf Zeppelin Deperdussin racer (1913)
The Hawk (Percy Pilcher's Glider) Golden Flier (Curtiss)
The (Wright) Flyer Sikorsky R-4 Hoverfly (1943)
Bleriot XI Apache (helicopter)
Royal Vauxhall Balloon (or Great Balloon of Nassau) Tiger Moth (aerobatic airplane)
Rockwell Sabreliner Bell X-1
No. 19 Demoiselle (1907) Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk
Eipper Quicksilver Junkers Ju.52
Lockheed Electra (1934) Boeing Chinook
Curtiss Model-D Pusher (1911) Discovery (Space Shuttle)
USS Akron Airship (1933) Hughes H-1
USS Akron Airship (1933) Hughes H-1
Avro Triplane IV (1910) Hughes H-4 Hercules
Pegasus XL SE Ultralight Lockheed L-1011 Tristar
Schleicher K23 Glider Northrop T-38 Talon
Bell Boeing Tiltrotor DHC-2 Beaver
Voyager Piper Chieftain
Douglas DC-3 Voisin-Farman Biplane
Farman F.60 Goliath Gloster Meteor
Supermarine S.6B Seaplane Airbus A340
McDonnell Douglas F-18 Hornet Lynx (helicopter)
Lockheed C-130 Hercules Canadair CL-415
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