Historic Aviation Quiz

Question 1 of 10

Question 1) Which popular trainer celebrated its 75th birthday on 22nd May?

de Havilland Tiger Moth
Miles Magister
de Havilland Chipmunk
Percival Provost

Question 2 of 10

Question 2) What is the name of the only B-29 Superfortress on display in Europe?

It's Hawg Wild
Big Time Operator
Command Decision

Question 3 of 10

Question 3) What was the maximum speed of the North American F-100 Super Sabre?

799 mph
864 mph
981 mph
2,200 mph

Question 4 of 10

Question 4) Which of the following was not a Bomber Command squadron in World War Two?

No. 81 Squadron
No. 82 Squadron
No. 77 Squadron
No. 63 Squadron

Question 5 of 10

Question 5) Which of the following aircraft was not flown by the 332nd Fighter Group (otherwise known as the Tuskegee Airmen, or the 'Red Tails')?


Bell P-39 Airacobra
Republic P-47 Thunderbolt
Vought F4U Corsair
North American P-51 Mustang 

Question 6 of 10

Question 6) Which engine powered the F6F Hellcat?

Pratt & Whitney Double Wasp
Bristol Centaurus
Alfa Romeo 135
Wright Duplex-Cyclone

Question 7 of 10

Question 7) How many air forces made up the list of primary users operating the Avro Lancaster throughout World War Two?


Question 8 of 10

Question 8) In what year did the Short Stirling retire in the UK?


Question 9 of 10

Question 9) How many crew members were needed to fly the Martin Baltimore?


Question 10 of 10

Question 10) Which of the following was not a typical naming convention for aircraft manufacturers to follow up until the 1960s?

World leaders

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