Historic Aviation Quiz

Question 1 of 10

Question 1) How many times was Luftwaffe ace Erich Rudorffer shot down by enemy flak and fighters in World War II?

12
14
16
18

Question 2 of 10

Question 2) What was the first aircraft built by Anthony Fokker?

Fokker Twirl
Fokker Spin
Fokker Twist
Fokker Spiral

Question 3 of 10

Question 3) How would the Berlin Airlift "Candy Bomber" Gail Halvorsen identify himself to children below?

He would perform a corkscrew
He would wiggle the wings of his plane
He would fly low and wave
He had a mural painted on the side of his aircraft

Question 4 of 10

Question 4) How old was Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney when he helped found Pan Am Airlines?

28
29
30
31

Question 5 of 10

Question 5) What  was the first Polish fighter to enter serial production?

PZL P.11
PZL P.7
PWS-10
PZL P.24

Question 6 of 10

Question 6) What was the first unit from any air force to use the "Shark Mouth" logo on P-40 fighter planes? 

No. 14 Squadron RAF
No. 250 Squadron RAF
No. 72 Squadron RAF
No. 112 Squadron RAF

Question 7 of 10

Question 7) How many aeroplanes were involved in the famous demonstration held by Jimmy Doolittle celebrating the opening of Henderson, Kentucky's Audubon Memorial Bridge in 1932?

11
22
33
44

Question 8 of 10

Question 8) How man crew did the Bristol Fairchild Bolingbroke have?

3
4
5
6

Question 9 of 10

Question 9) What was the top speed of the Rutan Voyager?

102 mph
112 mph
122 mph
132 mph

Question 10 of 10

Question 10) What was the role of the Curtiss Model N?

Fighter
Trainer
Reconnaissance
Bomber

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