Historic Aviation Quiz No4

Question 1 of 10

Question 1

Which of the following aircraft was known as the King Cobra?

 

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

Question 2 of 10

Question 2

What is the name of this US flying ace from World War Two?

Flying Ace
Source: WikiMedia Commons

 

Richard Bong
Robert Samuel Johnson
David McCampbell
William Vale

Question 3 of 10

Question 3

What prototype aircraft was borrowed by British European Airways for an innovative four-week series of commercial flights in 1950?

Vickers Vanguard
Douglas DC-4
Vickers Viscount 630
Boeing 377 Stratocruiser

Question 4 of 10

Question 4

Which one these aeroplanes did NOT feature a twin-boom configuration?

Vought F4U Corsair
de Havilland Vampire
P-38
F-82

Question 5 of 10

Question 5

What was the given nickname of the P-51B Mustang flown by Colonel James Howell Howard when he rescued a formation of B-17s in 1944?

Ding Hao
Saiaku
Siwang Feiji
Hikōki

Question 6 of 10

Question 6

What was the average unit price of a Boeing B-47E Stratojet before its retirement from service in 1969?

$1.2 Million USD
$1.9 Million USD
$3 Million USD
$2.1 Million USD

Question 7 of 10

Question 7

What is the name given to the folkloric mischievous creature that is said to cause malfunctions in aircraft?

Gremlins
Goblins
Pixies
Ogres

Question 8 of 10

Question 8

Which of the following aircraft had the most horsepower?

B-29 Superfortress
Lancaster Bomber
P-51 Mustang
Gloster Meteor

Question 9 of 10

Question 9

What was the top speed of the Spitfire Mk.IIa?

547mph
437mph
282mph
357mph

Question 10 of 10

Question 10

Can you identify this aircraft from just its nose section?

Nose section
Source: Key Collection

 

Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Heinkel He 177
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Boeing B-29 Superfortress

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