Historic Aviation Quiz

Question 1 of 10

Question 1

"The first time I ever saw a jet, I shot it down."

Who said this?

Erich Hartmann
Bob Hoover
Chuck Yeager
John Glenn

Question 2 of 10

Question 2

"Sometimes, flying feels too godlike to be attained by man."

Who said this?

Charles Lindbergh
Amelia Earhart
Jimmy DoLittle
Louis Bleriot

Question 3 of 10

Question 3

"Like the Spitfire it was immensely strong: a pilot had no need to fear the danger of pulling the wings off, no matter how desperate the situation became."

Who said this?

Adolf Galland
Hugh Dowding
Barnes Wallis
Douglas Bader

Question 4 of 10

Question 4

"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 5 of 10

Question 5

"God damn it! It's a flying bomb-bay!"

What aircraft was the US Private quoted above referring to?

Lancaster Bomber
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress

Question 6 of 10

Question 6

"I should like an outfit of Spitfires for my squadron."

Who said this?

Hermann Goring
Robert Ritter von Greim
Adolf Galland
Erich Hartmann

Question 7 of 10

Question 7

"Learning the secret of flight from a bird was a good deal like learning the secret of magic from a magician."

Who said this?

Glenn Hammond Curtiss
Wiley Post
Wilbur Wright
Orville Wright

Question 8 of 10

Question 8

"The air is only the place free from prejudice."

Who said this?

Eugene Jacques Bullard
Bessie Coleman
Willa Brown
C. Alfred Anderson (leader of the Tuskegee airmen)

Question 9 of 10

Question 9

"The 340th Bombardment Group probably suffered the loss of more aircraft than any other medium bombardment group during World War."

What medium bomber is this quote referring to?

B-25 Mitchell
Martin B-26 Marauder
Handley Page Hampden
Heinkel He 111

Question 10 of 10

Question 10

"Fight on and fly on to the last drop of blood and the last drop of fuel, to the last beat of the heart."

Who said this?

Eddie Rickenbacker
Werner Voss
Manfred von Richfothen
William Bishop

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