Development of Military Aircraft from 1914 to 1918

These resources are designed to complement a visit to The Bastion in the Air exhibition at RAF Scampton.

The aim of the resources is to explore forces: gravity, lift and drag with hands on activities, to investigate flight and to create a model biplane.

Supporting Resources

Development of Military Aircraft

Background information, teachers notes, curriculum links and activity sheets.

Early Flight Timeline

Including; first hot air balloons, the Wright Brothers, first female pilot.

Flying Forces

Presentation including instructions to build your own biplane.

Our partners

Heritage Lottery fundedNorth Kesteven District CouncilLincolnshire County CouncilWest Lindsey District CouncilEast Lindsey District CouncilRenaissance East Midlands