Historic Aviation Quiz

Try your hand at this week's Historic Aviation Quiz. Let us know what score you get and share it with your friends to see who really knows the most!

Question 1 of 10

Question 1) How many of the Grumman F6F Hellcat were built?

11,300
11,900
12,275
13,100

Question 2 of 10

Question 2) Which of the following countries did not use the Ilyushin Il-28?

Indonesia
Finland
Bulgaria
Greece

Question 3 of 10

Question 3) On September 2, 1949, de Havilland first flew which aircraft?

Venom
Sea Vixen
Vampire
Sea Venom

Question 4 of 10

Question 4) What was the maximum speed (in mph) of the North American X-15?

3,700
4,520
5,500
4,000

Question 5 of 10

Question 5) In what year was the first Pacific Ocean crossing by plane?

1931
1928
1935
1934

Question 6 of 10

Question 6) In what year did the iconic Supermarine Spitfire last see service in the RAF?

1961
1954
1951
1964

Question 7 of 10

Question 7) Piloted by Chuck Yeager, the first aircraft to ever break the sound barrier in level flight was a...

Bell P-59 Aircomet
Gloster Meteor
Vought F6U Pirate
Bell X-1

Question 8 of 10

Question 8) What aircraft was ultimately responsible for the sinking of the German battleship Bismarck, in 1941?

Hawker Hurricane
Fairey Swordfish
Vought OS2U Kingfisher
Mitsubishi G4M

Question 9 of 10

Question 9) Which of the following airliner models came first?

DC-10
MD-11
L-1011
Il-86

Question 10 of 10

Question 10) In what year did the Dassault Mirage III make its first flight?

1954
1955
1956
1957

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