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Student Worksheet: Regimes of Flight Key


Match the category from the box below to the descriptions given on the left. Place the letter in the blank next to the proper description.

L) low speed
M) medium speed
H) high speed
SS) supersonic speed
HS) Hypersonic speed

____ 1. 100 -350 mph
____ 2. kites, baloons, airships
____ 3. high powered jet engines, sleek fuselage with super thin, swept-back or delta wings
____ 4. 350 - 700 mph
____ 5. high powered rocket engines with thin, short wings
____ 6. Cessna Fokker, Junkers
____ 7. Mach 5 to Mach 10
____ 8. lightweight structures with small or no engines
____ 9. greater than 760 mph, but less than Mach 5
____ 10. propeller types with straight thick wings
____ 11. rockets, Space Shuttle, X-15
____ 12. 0 - 100 mph
____ 13. Boeing B-47, Lear Jet, Vichers Vicount
____ 14. Concord, F-15, Eagle, Stealth
____ 15. powerful propeller or jet-powered engines with thin, sweptback wings and a sleek fuselage


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