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Brooklands has a strong connection with the history of aviation in the U.K. Watch the video clips to find out more about this link then try the questions to check your understanding.

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Answer the questions     Watch the video
1:  When was Brooklands opened?     Video for Question 1play video
2: What did A.V. Roe do?     Video for Question 2play video
He built Brooklands    
He made the world's first ever powered flight   
He flew 1908 metres  
He started a company that made aeroplanes  
3:  The Vickers company....     Video for Question 3play video
made cars and planes    
made only civilian planes  
made only military planes  
made both military and civilian planes  
4:  How many planes made their first flights at Brooklands?     Video for Question 4play video
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