Classroom Activity

Plan to Fly There
The first page of the Plan to Fly There activity

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Audience: Educators
Grades: 2-4


Airplane pilots depend on flight plans to provide information to help ensure a successful flight to a destination. In this activity, students create a flight plan and determine factors such as departure airport, destination airport, flight route and flying time in hours. Students role play the communication of flight plans between pilot and air traffic controller using the phonetic alphabet.


Plan to Fly There [272KB PDF file]

This activity is part of the Aeronautics Educator Guide.