Historic Aviation Quiz

Question 1 of 10

Question 1) In which year did the Fairey Barracuda first fly?
1938
1943
1939
1940

Question 2 of 10

Question 2) What nickname was given to the F-104 Starfighter by Luftwaffe pilots?
“Widow maker”
“Missile with a man in it”
“Super Starfighter”
“Supersonic coffin”

Question 3 of 10

Question 3) Which aircraft was flown by the Royal Navy’s Red Devils display team?
Sea Vixen
Buccaneer
Sea Hawk
Sea Venom

Question 4 of 10

Question 4) What name was given to President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Douglas VC-54C Skymaster in the 1940s?
Sacred Bull
Scared Cow
Guess Where II
Columbine II

Question 5 of 10

Question 5) Which of these did not operate the de Havilland Tiger Moth?
Burma Air Force
Brazillian Air Force
Austrian Air Force
South African Air Force

Question 6 of 10

Question 6) What nickname was given to the Fairey Swordfish?
"Sea Kite"
"Stringbag"
"Canvas Kite"
"Clownfish"

Question 7 of 10

Question 7) What land-based aircraft was the Fouga CM.175 Zéphyr developed from?
Fouga CM.170 Magister
Fouga CM.171 Makalu
Fouga CM.100
Fouga CM.88 Gemeaux

Question 8 of 10

Question 8) What nickname was given the Tupolev Tu-144 by western journalists?
"Russian Concorde"
"Concovski"
"Concordski"
"Concorde Mk.II"

Question 9 of 10

Question 9) Which company designed and manufactured the single-engined Wapiti biplane?
Bristol
Westland
Vickers
Avro

Question 10 of 10

Question 10) Which engine powered the Hawker Sea Fury?
Bristol Centaurus XVIII
Napier Sabre IIA
Rolls-Royce Merlin XX
Rolls-Royce Vulture V

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