Historic Aviation Quiz - Seaplane Edition

How well do you know your Float-Seaplanes and Flying Boats?
Test your knowledge with this weeks selection of aircraft silhouettes…

Aircraft silhouette book cover
All silhouettes in this quiz came from our 1941 Penguin book of Aircraft Recognition Key Archive

 

Question 1 of 13

 

Aircraft silhouette

Heinkel HD 42
Heinkel HE 115
Heinkel HD 55
Heinkel HE 1

Question 2 of 13

Aircraft silhouette

Blohm & Voss Ha 139
Blohm & Voss Ha 141
Blohm & Voss Ha 142
Blohm & Voss BV 238

Question 3 of 13

Aircraft silhouette

Blohm & Voss Ha 142
Blohm & Voss Ha 141
Blohm & Voss Ha 138
Blohm & Voss Ha 139

Question 4 of 13

Aircraft silhouette

Consolidated PB2Y (Coronado)
Consolidated PBY 5 (Catalina)
Consolidated TBY (Sea Wolf)
Consolidated Liberator

Question 5 of 13

Aircraft silhouette

Dornier Do 18
Dornier Do X
Dornier Do L Dephin
Dornier Do 12

Question 6 of 13

Aircraft silhouette

Dornier Do 17
Dornier Do 24
Dornier Do 26
Dornier Do 12

Question 7 of 13

Aircraft silhouette

Saro Windhover
Saro Shrimp
Saro Princess
Saro Lerwick

Question 8 of 13

Aircraft silhouette

Short Sunderland

Short Calcutta
Short Sunderland
Short Valetta
Short Rangoon

Question 9 of 13

Aircraft silhouette

Saro Cutty Sark
Saro London
Saro Cloud Monospar
Saro A.33

Question 10 of 13

Aircraft silhouette

Supermarine Stranraer
Supermarine Sea Urchin
Supermarine Sea Lion
Supermarine Seagull

Question 11 of 13

Aircraft silhouette

Supermarine Solent
Supermarine Southampton
Supermarine Walrus
Supermarine Seamew

Question 12 of 13

Aircraft silhouette

Blohm & Voss Ha 140
Blohm & Voss Ha 141
Blohm & Voss Ha 142
Blohm & Voss Ha 135

Question 13 of 13

Aircraft silhouette

Dornier Do 17
Dornier Do 16
Dornier Do 19
Dornier Do 24

You got correct!

0 > 25%, a total greenhorn.

You got correct!

26% > 50%, still a bit wet behind the ears, but much better.

You got correct!

51% > 75%, you know your stuff, but don't rest on those laurels yet.

You got correct!

76% > 100%, flying colours. Well done you.