- How do you think the pilot feels? Why?
- Why is there a bird sitting on the wing?
- Why do you think Matt Dawson painted the sky in this way?
- When do you think this is?
- Who was Louis Blériot? Find out more about the first flight across the English Challenge, and other firsts in aviation (list here). Write a biography of a famous aviator.
- Write a first person account of your chosen aviator’s experience.
- What do all of the people on the list of firsts have in common? What can we learn from them?
Credit: Matt Dawson