Historic Aviation Quiz

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Test your knowledge in this week's historic quiz!

Question 1 of 10

Question 1) On 07/07/1950, which airfield hosted its first airshow?

Biggin Hill
Duxford
Farnborough
Headcorn

Question 2 of 10

Question 2) What was the maximum speed (at sea level) of the Fairey Pintail?

125 mph
130 mph
135 mph
140 mph

Question 3 of 10

Question 3) In what year was the introduction of the Westland Whirlwind?

1938
1940
1942
1944

Question 4 of 10

Question 4) Captain Prince Constantin Cantacuzino was a flying ace in the Second World War. What air force was he part of?

Romanian Air Force
Italian Royal Air Force (Regia Aeronautica Italiana)
Royal Norwegian Air Force
Slovak Air Force

Question 5 of 10

Question 5) How many engines did the Messerschmitt Bf 110 have?

1
2
3
4

Question 6 of 10

Question 6) Which of the following aeroplanes did No. 255 Squadron NOT operate during the Second World War?

Bristol Beaufighter
Miles Magister
Hawker Hurricane
Lancaster Bomber

Question 7 of 10

Question 7) In what year did the Consolidated PBY Catalina first fly?

1933
1934
1935
1936

Question 8 of 10

Question 8) What was the main role of the Douglas SBD Dauntless?

Torpedo bomber
Fighter
Dive bomber
Trainer

Question 9 of 10

Question 9) Which air force did NOT use the Dewoitine D. 520?

Luftwaffe
French Air Force
Royal Romanian Airforce
Polish Air Force

Question 10 of 10

Question 10) What was the name of the whimsical emblem given to the F-4 Phantom II?

The Spook
The Reaper
The Devil
The Zombie

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