Concurso sobre la colección definitiva de aviones británicos

A principios de esta semana, Airliner World fue invitada a la British Airliner Collection de Duxford para echar un vistazo exclusivo entre bastidores a la colección. Así que, ¿qué mejor tema para poner a trabajar la materia gris esta semana que una inmersión profunda en la fascinante historia de algunos de estos icónicos aviones expuestos?

Question 1 of 10

Pride of the collection is AEROSPATIALE/BAE Concorde G-AXDN (c/n 13522) the third of the type to be built and took to the skies on December 17, 1971. How did this example differ from the other prototypes?

It had an extra engine
It had a new nose and visor
It had a two man flight deck
It had a bigger wing

Question 2 of 10

The Airspeed Ambassador on display G-AZLO (c/n 5226) was introduced by British European Airways (BEA) in 1952. What was the type known as in the fleet?


Question 3 of 10

Aurigny’s Britten Norman Trislander G-BEVT (c/n 1057) could carry how many passengers?


Question 4 of 10

The BAC One-Eleven series 510ED proudly wears the iconic British Airways Landor livery. But with which airline did G-AVMU (c/n 148) start its life?

Air Anglia
British European Airways
Dan Air
Air UK

Question 5 of 10

G-AVFB (c/n 2141) is a Hawker Siddeley Trident 2E in BEA colours. Which other airline did the aircraft serve with?

Cyprus Airways
Channel Airways
Iraqi Airways
CAAC Airlines

Question 6 of 10

The Vickers VC10 first took to the skies in 1962 and was a firm favourite with passengers and crew. G-ASGC (c/n 853) which is on display wears which unique airline titles?

British Air Transport
BOAC Cargo
British Asia Airways
BOAC Cunard

Question 7 of 10

The world’s first turboprop airliner was the Vickers Viscount, which first flew in 1948. G-ALWF (c/n 5), a series 701 variant proudly wears the BEA livery. But with which UK airline did it operate before retirement in 1971?

Air UK
Cambrian Airways
Caledonian Airways
Trans-Canada Airlines

Question 8 of 10

BOAC De Havilland DH106 Comet 4 G-APDB (c/n 6403) made its maiden flight on July 27, 1958. It made aviation history on October 4 when, along with its sistership G-APDC (c/n 6404) it operated the world’s first transatlantic scheduled jet airliner service between New York and London. Which rival US-built jet did the Comet beat to the skies?

Douglas DC-8
Boeing 707
Boeing 720
Lockheed L1011 Tristar

Question 9 of 10

The Bristol Britannia series 312 G-AOVT (c/n 13427) was donated by Monarch Airlines in 1975. The type was given what nickname?

The Bristol Giant
Bold Britannia
The Flying Pencil
The Whispering Giant

Question 10 of 10

The latest addition to the collection is BAE 146-100 ZE701 (c/n 1029) which operated as part of the Queen's flight from 1995. Which airline was the launch customer for the civilian 146?

Dan Air
British Airways
British European Airways

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