CONCURSO DE AVIACIÓN HISTÓRICA - EDICIÓN VULCANO

Question 1 of 10

How many examples – including prototypes – of the Vulcan were rolled off the production line?

136
124
143
147

Question 2 of 10

While often dubbed the ‘Tin Triangle’, which lesser-known nickname was the Vulcan also known by?

‘Delta Death’
‘Mighty Iron Hardware’
‘Iron Overcast’
‘Aluminium Queen’

Question 3 of 10

In 1982, the first Vulcan K2 tanker (below) entered RAF service as a ‘stop gap’ between time expired airframes and new platforms. How many airframes were converted for the role?Historic Quiz - September 1

12
6
20
2

Question 4 of 10

Two countries are known to have shown considerable interest in acquiring the Vulcan – which pair was it?

Australia and Argentina
Germany and the United States
France and Denmark
Belgium and Switzerland

Question 5 of 10

While the prototype Vulcan – VX770 –  undertook its maiden flight on August 30, 1952, on what date did the first production machine takes to the skies?

October 12, 1952
January 1, 1953
April 1, 1957
February 4, 1955

Question 6 of 10

How many RAF squadrons - excluding the Operational Conversion Unit - operated the Vulcan during its service?

10
9
11
12

Question 7 of 10

What was the name assigned to the raids undertaken by Avro Vulcans during the Falklands War?

Operation Fast Attack
Operation Plainfare
Operation Black Buck
Operation Deliberate Guard

Question 8 of 10

In 1956 Avro proposed the Avro 732 – but what was it?

A transport version of the Vulcan
A civil airliner version of the Vulcan
An export version of the Vulcan
A supersonic version of the Vulcan

Question 9 of 10

How many Vulcan airframes survive today?

19
34
5
24

Question 10 of 10

In the early 1960s, a single Vulcan was assigned to test a new powerplant bound for the Mach 2 airliner being projected by the UK and France at the time – Concorde. What was the serial of that Vulcan?

XA903
XM607
XH558
XL426

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26% > 50%, buen trabajo, pero se puede mejorar...

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51% > 75%, ¡lo que se está consiguiendo!

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76% > 100%, ¡superior, a casa para el té y las medallas!