JetBlue Jr.: Speaking Planely

May 26, 2020 12:45 PM ET

Our commitment to keeping you entertained and informed is nonstop, even when you’re not flying with us. 

And let’s be honest — some of you can probably use some “inflight entertainment” for your little ones right now. You know what they say, time flies when you’re learning new things.

Introducing JetBlue Jr., an educational video series for kids ages 7-10 with bite-sized courses on everything from vocabulary to physics.

Lesson 1: Speaking Planely

Time to elevate your aviation vocabulary! Join First Officer Sanaz for a review of some of the most important words you need to know in the air—from the parts of a plane, to the different phases of a flight.

Test your new vocabulary with our activity sheet here.

Activity Sheet Answer Key:

Activity 1 (Clockwise, from top left corner): Tailfin, Wing, Flight Deck, Engine, Cargo Hold

Activity 2: 1. Taxis, Runway; 2. Tiller; 3. Climb, Altitude; 4. Knots; 5. Radar; 6. Control Stick, Yoke; 7. Throttle; 8. Headwind; 9. Tailwind; 10. Descent