Historic Aviation Quiz

Question 1 of 10

1) Which of the following aircraft was known as the Kingcobra?

P-36
P-40
P-39
P-63

Question 2 of 10

2) Of the following Soviet aircraft, which was the first to fly?

Lavochkin La-5
Mig-1
Yakolev Yak-1
Lavochkin-Gorbunov-Gudkov LaGG-1

Question 3 of 10

3) Many different series of the B-17 were manufactured. How many B-17G aeroplanes were produced?

1.249
4,706
7,857
8,680

Question 4 of 10

4) In 1912 a competition was devised for seaplanes to encourage advances in the industry. It was only held 11 times, but it developed into a competition of pure speed. Which competition was it?

Bendix Trophy
Reno Air Race
Aero GP
Schneider Trophy

Question 5 of 10

5) How long was the first non-stop flight from London to Paris?

2 hours 15 minutes
2 hours 34 minutes
3 hours 57 minutes
4 hours 12 minutes

Question 6 of 10

6) How many engines did the Junkers Ju 52 have?

1
2
3
4

Question 7 of 10

7) When was the first aerial engagement between fighter planes recorded?

July 1914
December 1914
July 1915
July 1917

Question 8 of 10

8) Who was Paul Tibbets?

A test pilot for Hawker
The pilot of the 'Enola Gay' when it dropped 'Little Boy'
The only pilot to fly for both the allied and axis powers during WWII?
The first ever British flying ace?

Question 9 of 10

9) "You haven't seen a tree until you've seen its shadow from the sky."

Who said this?

Bessie Coleman
Amy Johnson
Amelia Earhart
Jacqueline Cochran

Question 10 of 10

10) What was the first squadron to receive Spitfires?

19 Squadron
41 Squadron
421 Squadron
617 Squadron

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