Historic Aviation Quiz

Question 1 of 10

Question 1) What is the aeroplane in this picture?

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Blackburn Shark
Vickers Vildebeest
Blackburn Baffin
Fairey Gordon

Question 2 of 10

Question 2) Which historic aeroplane is being built in this image?

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North American B-25 Mitchell
Armstrong Whitworth Albemarle
Martin B-26 Marauder
Vickers Wellington

Question 3 of 10

Question 3) What was interesting about the stamp in the following picture?

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It wasn't sticky
It was the first stamp to be printed in colour
The image of the Curtiss JN-4 was accidentally printed upside down
It showed a Curtiss JN-4 performing a manoeuvre

Question 4 of 10

Question 4) What is the aeroplane in this picture?

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De Havilland Tiger Moth
Boeing-Stearman Model 75
Focke-Wulf Fw 44
Polikarpov Po-2

Question 5 of 10

Question 5) Which aeroplane conducted the first ever aerial refuelling in June 1923?

 

Airco DH.4
Airco DH.5
Airco DH.9
Airco DH.10

Question 6 of 10

Question 6) What is the aeroplane in this picture?

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Grumman G-73 Mallard
Kaman K-16B
Grumman Widgeon
Grumman JRF-5 Goose

Question 7 of 10

Question 7) What is the name of the woman in the following picture?

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Hilda Hewlett
Hélène Dutrieu
Jane Herveu
Raymonde de Laroche

Question 8 of 10

Question 8) The Convair B-36 famously experimented with a specific concept of landing gear. How did it do this?

It trialled sideways landing gear to allow for easier runway taxying
It trialled landing gear made of plastic
It trialled no landing gear
It trialled tracked landing gear

Question 9 of 10

Question 9) What is the aeroplane in this picture?

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Percival Prentice
Zlin Trener
Yakovlev Yak-18
de Havilland Canada DHC-1 Chipmunk

Question 10 of 10

Question 10) What is the aeroplane in this picture?

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Hannover CL.V
Hannover Vampyr
Hannover F.3
Hannover CL.III

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