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Aviation: Army Helicopters

These sites provide general information about army helicopters and the Black Hawk helicopters. Learn the history, facts, and mission of Black Hawks. Includes lesson plans, online activities, and photos related to the flying principle and helicopters. There is a link to eThemes Resource on Aviation: Military Aircraft.


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Read a brief history of helicopters. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Click on a helicopter image to learn how it flies. You can also click on different images to see similarities and differences in how things fly.
Scroll down and click on a video clip to see how the helicopter works. Note: This site includes ads.
Read Black Hawk military fact sheet.
Make a mini-copter from paper. Note: The links to external websites are broken.
Learn about autorotation principle used in flying helicopter from this experiment.
These sites are about military aviation. Most sites are media-rich and include images and videos of different aircraft. There are links to eThemes resources on Transportation: Aircraft, Aviation: Activities for Junior and High School Students, and Aviation: Wright Brothers.

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