Amazing People Education – Amazing Aviators

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What do you know about some of the Amazing Aviators who made great contributions to the world of air travel?

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William Boeing


Amelia Earhart
Amelia Earhart


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Ferdinand von Zeppelin
Amazing Aviators - Jacqueline Auriol. P
Jacqueline Auriol




All of these aviators had a lot in common…….particularly, COURAGE and PERSISTENCE!

Get inside the mind of such brave and courageous adventurers and discover what it was that made them achieve so much during their lifetime. All of these courageous men and women had magnificent dreams. How they turned their ideas into history making endeavours is incredible and  inspiring! These unique stories really capture the essence of their strengths, confidence and the ability to achieve what they set out to do. For some, at a great personal cost.

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Wright Brothers First flight 1903

Early aviators battled many adversities and followed dreams as they achieved great heights. Many broke several records. For the women, they broke with tradition by carving out careers in aviation. Others were great leaders with their innovations, who soon realised the huge benefits to the world. Opportunities arose and they were seized, which in turn led to successful business solutions. These strong business and leadership skills are special talents that can help us in developing and nurturing our own talents.

Thanks to early pioneers in aviation, they have helped others to further develop and experience the wonder and excitement of air travel.

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Success story – Richard Branson

July dates:

  • Birthdays – Ferdindand von Zeppelin 1838, Amelia Earhart 1897, Amy Johnson 1903.
  • Amelia Earhart disappeared in 1937.
  • In 1938, Howard Hughes completed the first flight around the world in 91 hours .

Get to know these Amazing Aviators and test your knowledge.

  • Jacqueline Auriol, Amelia Earhart, Amy Johnson, William Boeing, George Cayley
  • Yuri Gagarin, Howard Hughes, Charles Kingsford-Smith, Charles Lindbergh
  • Joseph Montgolfier, Richard Pearse, Igor Sikorsky, Ferdinand von Zeppelin
  • Samuel Walton, Frank Whittle and Orville Wright.



Who said?

  • “Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done” –
  • “It is the greatest shot of adrenaline to be doing what you have wanted to do so badly. You almost feel like you could fly without the plane” –
  • “I believe I can do anything. If I decide I want to be a doctor tomorrow, I’m going to be a doctor” –
  • “If we worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true really is true, then there would be little hope for advance” –
  • “It is so beautiful!” – 


  • To achieve what Amelia Earhart, Igor Sikorsky or Orville Wright did, they would have to posses some incredible skills. Write down as many skills and personality traits they would have had eg. cognitive ability, outgoing, self-worth, pride, strategic, dedication……………
  • One aviator is also known as a philanthropist, leaving behind a most enduring legacy, a Medical Institute named after them. Who was that aviator?
  • Who was responsible for the helicopter?
  • Samuel Walton is best known for his development of Wal-Mart stores, how does he fit into the world of aviation?

TEACHERS & PARENTS – Harper Collins has included Amazing Aviators in their set of ELT Readers. 

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One thought on “Amazing People Education – Amazing Aviators

    Roger Pocock said:
    July 15, 2015 at 4:20 pm

    I have a guest post article on my blog about the first British attempt at world flight. The following is a link to the first part:
    The second part is also online, and the third and final part will be posted tomorrow.

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