Great second revolution and Airplanes

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Discuss the socio-economic impact of the invention of the aeroplane during the second great transition (2008) Capable of crossing any mountain and ocean within a day, the airplane is the definition of today’s modern, easy travel. The idea was nonexistent to the normal civilian in the early days, with travel from one city to another taking days of hard work on foot or a good amount of money for trains or ships. International travel was excessively slow and expensive. The invention of the aeroplane changed the scenario completely, allowing for fast, secure but still relatively costly access anywhere within a country and beyond for mankind. As a result of one of the most significant inventions of the 20th century, the long time dream of steered flying was finally made plausible by the aeroplane. With the dream of a flying machine being in fashion, many inventors designed flying-machines of they’re own, many never being able to reach an airborne state. Inspired by such innovations in they’re youth; the American Wright brothers made aeronautical history on December 17th, 1903, by flying the first airplane of they’re own design for a 12 second sustained flight covering 120 feet. Equipped with a steering system, the aeroplane without a doubt surpasses hot air balloons and gliders with its ability to be controlled and directed. In 1909, after the Wright brothers reached they’re record flight of 3 days, 10 hours and 24 minutes, the military took interest in the use of the aeroplane, soon having the Wright brothers signing a contract to develop a design for military use. The arrival of an attack force capable of being airborne and crossing international borders revolutionized warfare in various ways. Not only was the aeroplane small and highly mobile, it was also relatively hard to detect in battle until at a close proximity. This meant, that troops didn’t

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