Historic Aviation Quiz

Question 1 of 10

Question 1) What is the serial number of the taxiable Vulcan left in Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield, Warwickshire?

XH558
XL426
XM655
XR728

Question 2 of 10

Question 2) What is the gross weight of a B-17 Flying Fortress?

55,000 pounds
65,000 pounds
105,000 pounds
550,000 pounds

Question 3 of 10

Question 3) During what year was the first flight of the Piper J-3 Cub?

1937
1938
1939
1940

Question 4 of 10

Question 4) How many blades did the Yak-3 propeller have?

None - it wasn't a propeller aircraft
2
3
4

Question 5 of 10

Question 5) What was the top speed of the Bell P-63 Kingcobra?

410 mph
490 mph
540 mph
630 mph

Question 6 of 10

Question 6) What was the last Fleet Air Arm carrier-fighter put into service in World War II?

Supermarine Seafire
Bristol Beaufighter
Grumman avenger
Fairey Firefly

Question 7 of 10

Question 7) Which of the following Cold War era aircraft are not featured at the Yorkshire Air Museum?

Handley Page Victor
Avro Vulcan
English Electric Canberra
Gloster Meteor

Question 8 of 10

Question 8) Which of the following did not use the de Havilland Chipmunk as a training aircraft?

Royal Danish Air Force
Royal Saudi Air Force
Royal Canadian Air Force
Royal Indian Air Force

Question 9 of 10

Question 9) Which of the following produced the highest number of aircraft during World War Two?

United States of America
Germany
Soviet Union
Britain

Question 10 of 10

Question 10) What two materials were primarily used in the production of the MiG-1?

Aluminium and wood
Steel tubing and aluminium
Steel tubing and wood
Steel tubing and canvas

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