Historic aviation quiz

Question 1 of 10

Question 1) What was the interesting element that made the NASA AD-1 different from most other aircraft at the time?

It was powered partly by a piston engine and partly by a jet engine
It featured an oblique swept wing
It had no landing gear
It didn’t need a pilot

Question 2 of 10

Question 2) Which air force did Air Vice Marshal Stanley Goble serve with?

Royal Australian Air Force
Royal Air Force
United States Air Force
Royal Canadian Air Force

Question 3 of 10

Question 3) What does the ‘Q’ in Bombardier Aerospace’s ‘Q Series’ stand for?

Quick
Queen
Quiet
Quad

Question 4 of 10

Question 4) What airline began the world’s first regular cargo-only airline service?

British European Airways
ACE Freighters
Air Condor
Airwork Ltd

Question 5 of 10

Question 5) What was Sarla Thakral most well-known for?

Being the first female Indian pilot
Her husband was India’s first air mail pilot
She flew a Gypsy Moth in a sari
A, B and C

Question 6 of 10

Question 6) How many aircraft did the Royal Naval Air Service have at the time of the outbreak of World War I?

73
83
93
103

Question 7 of 10

Question 7) How many victories did Richard Minifie score in his Sopwith Triplane?

5
10
15
20

Question 8 of 10

Question 8) By how many days was the Avro Canada C102 Jetliner beaten to the air by the de Havilland Comet?

13
49
76
103

Question 9 of 10

Question 9) What was the Royal Prussian Jagdstaffel 10?

A fighter squadron
A bomber squadron
A make of aircraft
A medal

Question 10 of 10

Question 10) In what year did the Fokker Dr. I make its first flight?

1914
1915
1916
1917

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