Historic Quiz: British interwar fighters

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Question 1 of 10

Of the six Armstrong Whitworth A.W.35 Scimitars built in 1936, just four entered military service – but with which country did they fly with?

Germany
Norway
Argentina
Canada

Question 2 of 10

How many examples of the single-seat Blackburn F.2 Lincock lightweight fighter were produced, including prototypes?Historic Quiz - October 6, 2022

134
14
7
76

Question 3 of 10

On what date did the Hawker Fury take to the skies for the first time?

Janury 1, 1931
February 10, 1931
March 25, 1931
April 1, 1931

Question 4 of 10

In what aeroplane did noted World War Two ace Douglas Bader lose his legs following an accident at Woodley Aerodrome on December 14, 1931?Historic Quiz - October 6, 2022

Bristol Bulldog
Gloster Gamecock
Hawker Woodcock
Gloster Grebe

Question 5 of 10

Can you identify this Gloster-built interwar fighter?Historic Quiz - October 6, 2022

Gloster Sparrowhawk
Gloster Gladiator
Gloster Grouse
Gloster Nightjar

Question 6 of 10

On what date did the first production Gloster Gauntlet – K4081 – undertake its maiden flight?

December 17,1934
January 17, 1935
November 17, 1934
March 17, 1935

Question 7 of 10

From what fighter, did Gloster develop its one-off Napier Lion-powered Bamel (Mars) racer?

Historic Quiz - October 6, 2022

Gloster Nighthawk
Fairey Firefly II 
Armstrong Whitworth Siskin
Blackburn 2F.1 Nautilus

Question 8 of 10

Introduced into RAF service on February 23, 1937, how many frontline RAF squadrons went on to operate the Gloster Gladiator?

14
38
52
35

Question 9 of 10

How many genuine examples of the Fairey Flycatcher exist today?

4
6
1
0

Question 10 of 10

Who was at the controls of the prototype Fairey Fox for its first flight from Hendon on January 3, 1925?Historic Quiz - October 6, 2022

 

Norman Macmillan
Chris Staniland
Peter Twiss
Maxwell Williams

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