Historic Aviation Quiz

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Question 1 of 10

Carl Clemens Bücker founded two aircraft companies: Bücker Flugzeugbau in 1932 and which other?

Deutsche Forschungsansalt für Segelflug (DFS)

Question 2 of 10

What was the first airliner to be designed entirely using three-dimensional solids technology?

Airbus A330/A340
Boeing 777
Saab 340
Bombardier CRJ200

Question 3 of 10

In what order did the members of Embraer’s E2 family make their first flights?

E175-E2, E190-E2, E195-E2
E190-E2, E195-E2, E175-E2
E190-E2, E175-E2, E195-E2
E195-E2, E190-E2, E175-E2

Question 4 of 10

In what year did William Boeing start his aircraft manufacturing company?


Question 5 of 10

And what was the company called?

The Boeing Company
Boeing Airplane Company
Aero Products Company
United Aircraft Works

Question 6 of 10

Under what name did Boeing Vertol market the CH-47 Chinook to commercial operators?

Boeing Vertol Model 107
Boeing Vertol BV-47
Boeing Vertol Model 234
Boeing Vertol Model 347

Question 7 of 10

Which Soviet-era single-seat fighter completed its first flight on 28 February 1943?

Lavochkin-Gorbunov-Gudkov LaGG-3
Yakovlev Yak-3
Yakovlev Yak-7
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3

Question 8 of 10

The Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird currently holds the official airspeed record

for a manned air-breathing jet-powered aircraft with a speed of 3,530km/h

(2,190mph), but on which date was this record flight set?

28 July 1976
9 August 1980
22 January 1977
31 October 1974

Question 9 of 10

What was the name of the first solar-powered aircraft to fly across the English Channel in July 1981?

Solar Wind
Solar One
Solar Star
Solar Challenger

Question 10 of 10

On which date was the first air mail route flown by the US Army Air Service?

22 July 1920
1 December 1915
15 May 1918
27 February 1919

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