Historic Aviation Quiz

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Question 1 of 10

In total, how many VC10s were made?

54
76
84
49

Question 2 of 10

When was the type retired from RAF service?

November 2012
September 2013
February 2011
October 2014

Question 3 of 10

How many civilian variants of the VC10 were produced?

7
8
9
10

Question 4 of 10

What engine powered the VC10?

Rolls-Royce Conway
Rolls-Royce Spey
Pratt & Whitney JT8D
Rolls-Royce RB211

Question 5 of 10

What was the registration of the first VC10 to fly?

G-VCIO
G-ARTA
G-ASGA
G-VICK

Question 6 of 10

How many VC10s did BOAC own in total?

29
30
31
32

Question 7 of 10

G-AXLR found work flying for Rolls-Royce as a flying testbed, but which powerplant did it test?

Rolls-Royce RB211
Rolls-Royce Trent
Rolls-Royce Conway
Rolls-Royce Olympus

Question 8 of 10

How many aircraft were involved in hull loss events during the type’s service career?

5
6
7
8

Question 9 of 10

What was the operational ceiling of the VC10 Standard (types

1101/1102/1103)?

38,000ft
40,000ft
43,000ft
45,000ft

Question 10 of 10

How many complete airframes are in preservation today?

3
5
6
9

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76% > 100%, top drawer, home for tea and medals!