Historic aviation quiz

Question 1 of 10

1. Out of a total of 1,366 Mariners produced, how many survive in their full in-tact form to this day?

1
5
10
50

Question 2 of 10

2. In what month of 1939 was the Junkers-88 first seen over Great Britain?

February
April
August
October

Question 3 of 10

3. How many operational sorties did Harold 'Mickey' Martin complete? 

63
73
83
93

Question 4 of 10

4. Which of the following was Colonel Gail Seymour Halvorsen NOT also known as?

The Chocolate Flier
Uncle Wiggly Wings
Mr Sweetie
The Chocolate Uncle

Question 5 of 10

5. How many tonnes of sweets did the Candy Bomber drop to children during the Berlin Airlift of 1948-1949?

20
23
26
29

Question 6 of 10

6. Who first uttered the following quote: “War effort is something which is as microscopic in the unit as the individual, but as mighty in the sum total as an army.”

Marina Raskova
Elsie MacGill
Mary Ellis
Bessie Coleman

Question 7 of 10

7. What was the top speed of the Bristol Beaufort?

213.9 mph
271.5 mph
288.5 mph
291.3 mph

Question 8 of 10

8. In what year did Arthur 'Bomber' Harris become Commander in Chief of Bomber Command?

1940
1941
1942
1943

Question 9 of 10

9. In what year was the North American T-6 Texan retired from active service for good?

1990
1995
2000
2005

Question 10 of 10

1953
1954
1955
1956

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