Historic aviation quiz: AIRSHOW EDITION!

Question 1 of 10

Question 1) Let's start off easy. In what year was the first public international air show held?

1907
1908
1909
1910

Question 2 of 10

Question 2) In what year was the first Air Tattoo (now known as the Royal International Air Tattoo) staged in Essex, UK?

1961
1971
1981
1991

Question 3 of 10

Question 3) In what state is EAA AirVenture Oshkosh held?

Wisconsin
Wyoming
West Virginia
Washington

Question 4 of 10

Question 4) In what year did the Reno Air Races begin?

1961
1962
1963
1964

Question 5 of 10

Question 5) Where and when did the iconic Spitfire make its first appearance at an air show?

Cosford in 1940
Cambridge in 1938
Paris in 1952
Virginia in 1977

Question 6 of 10

Question 6) In what month is Flying Legends Air Show usually held?

May
June
July
August

Question 7 of 10

Question 7) In what year did the Royal International Air Tattoo change from taking place every two years to becoming an annual event?

1985
1993
2000
2001

Question 8 of 10

Question 8) In 1992 air shows were the second largest attended sporting event in the U.S., drawing 24 million people, second only what sport?

Baseball
American Football
Basketball
Soccer

Question 9 of 10

Question 9) In what year did the Red Arrows make their debut air show appearance?

1946
1957
1966
2002

Question 10 of 10

Question 10) What has been claimed to be the average number of air shows across the U.S and Canada over the course of the last 50 years?

110-120
180-235
250-200
325-350

You got correct!

Hmm. Maybe this low score is an excuse for you to go to more air shows!

You got correct!

An okay score, but we'd recommend going to some more air shows any way. Just to, you know, be on the safe side...

You got correct!

Good score! You clearly know your air shows!

You got correct!

Incredible! Has anyone been to more air shows than you?!

Enjoyed this quiz? Take more of our Historic Aviation quizzes here