Historic Aviation Quiz

Question 1 of 10

Question 1) Which of the following decorations was not awarded to Russian wrestling star Yekaterina Budanova?

Order of the Red Star
Hero of the Russian Federation
Order of the Patriotic War
Hero of the Soviet Union

Question 2 of 10

Question 2) In what year did the United States dissolve the Anti-Submarine Command of the Army Air Forces?

1948
1949
1950
1951

Question 3 of 10

Question 3) How many Douglas BTD Destroyers were built?

3
30
300
3000

Question 4 of 10

Question 4) Between which countries did the first combat between planes take place at night?

United States / Japan
Great Britain / Germany
Great Britain / Russia
United States / Korea

Question 5 of 10

Question 5) What was the maximum speed of the Grumman F9F Panther?

506 mph
534 mph
579 mph
599 mph

Question 6 of 10

Question 6) In what year was the Douglas C-124 Globemaster II introduced?

1950
1952
1954
1956

Question 7 of 10

Question 7) For how many years was the Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star produced?

4
5
6
7

Question 8 of 10

Question 8) In what year did Boeing deliver its 1,000th airliner?

1967
1977
1987
1997

Question 9 of 10

Question 9) During the Vietnam War, in 1967, the United States began to carry out heavy air strikes on the railroads near which city?

Saigon
Da Nang
Hanoi
Hue

Question 10 of 10

Question 10) What was the name of the person who expressed concern about the design of the Supermarine Spitfire in letters addressed to RJ Mitchell?

Reginald K. 'Rex' Pierson
Joseph "Joe" Smith
William Abraham Hargreaves
Mayor Harold J. 'Agony' Payn

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