What is/are the direct object(s) in the following sentence?: I flew the plane to the eastern shore.
A direct object is a noun that receives that action of the verb. You can find it by asking "what" or "who" after the verb.
See these examples:
Tammy ate pie after dinner.
#rarr#Tammy ate what? Tammy ate pie. Pie is the direct object.
They renovated their house after they purchased it.
#rarr#They renovated what? They renovated the house. House is the direct object.
Lydia tucked her brother in bed and read him a story.
#rarr#Lydia tucked who? She tucked her brother in bed. Brother is the direct object.
#rarr#Lydia read what? She read a story. Story is also a direct object.
In your sentence we will do the same thing.
- I flew the plane to the eastern shore.
#rarr#I flew what? I flew the plane. Plane is the direct object.
Here is a good video on direct objects.