Historic Aviation Quiz

Question 1 of 10

Question 1

Who was France's top scoring fighter ace of World War I?

Rene Fonck
Georges Guynemer
Marcel Albert
Pierre Le Gloan

Question 2 of 10

Question 2

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

1954
1955
1956
1957

Question 3 of 10

Question 3

What was claimed to be the number 1 busiest airport in the world in the year 1970?

Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris
Midway International Airport, Chicago
Heathrow Airport, London
Capital International Airport, Beijing

Question 4 of 10

Question 4

What is the name of this B-26 Marauder, currently undergoing restoration?

B-26

 

Hell's Angels
Memphis Belle
Old Man Moe
Flak Bait

Question 5 of 10

Question 5

How many engines did the Howard Hughes H‐4 Hercules ‐ a.k.a. The Spruce Goose – have?

2
4
6
8

Question 6 of 10

Question 6

In what year was the Queens Airport (formally known as Idlewilde Airport) renamed to John F. Kennedy International Airport after the former US president?

1962
1963
1964
1965

Question 7 of 10

Question 7

What is the oldest airline still operating under the same name?

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Qantas Airlines
British Airways
Air France

Question 8 of 10

Question 8

What Mach number did the Lockheed SR‐71 Blackbird fly at?

Mach 3.3
Mach 2.7
Mach 1.9
Mach 1.5

Question 9 of 10

Question 9

What year did commercial jet service begin?

1950
1951
1952
1953

Question 10 of 10

Question 10

Who was the first pilot to fly solo from Hawaii to California?

Charles Lindbergh
Amelia Earhart
Bessie Coleman
Louis Bleriot

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