New York State Archives, NYSA_A0412-78_B09_F10_Airplane
World War I airplane circles overhead.
How did the role of airplanes change from the beginning to the end of the war?
How did aircraft technology change throughout the war?
Why were airplanes such an important weapon in war?
Why was it so dangerous to be a pilot in these new planes?
How would airplanes be used in later wars?
Research and summarize the development of the interrupter gear.
Art: Draw a picture of the first airplanes used by the United States in World War I.
English Language Arts: Write a diary entry from the perspective of a World War I pilot describing his experiences flying a plane in the war.
Treadwell, Terry C. America's First Air War. London: Airlife Publishing, 2000.