Concurso de Aviación Histórica - Edición del Octavo Ejército del Aire

Question 1 of 10

What did USAAF Colonel Donald 'Don' Blakeslee say the 'C' code he assigned to his aircraft stood for?

'The Chief Cook and Bottle Washer'
'The Colonel'
'Arse End Charlie'
'The CO'

Question 2 of 10

What was the name of the first RAF station handed over to the USAAF in World War Two?

RAF Kimbolton
RAF Kirmington
RAF Middleton St. George
RAF Goxhill

Question 3 of 10

How many enemy aircraft did the USAAF 4th Fighter Group claim during World War Two?

667
502
583
612

Question 4 of 10

What was the first European target for the 97th Bomb Group on August 17, 1942?

St Nazaire submarine pens (France)
Sotteville-les-Rouen railroad yards (France)
Schweinfurt ballbearing factory (Germany)
Mittelwerk oil refinery (Germany)

Question 5 of 10

What was the name of the lead B-17 on the first bombing raid of August 17, 1942?

'Memphis Belle'
'Piccadilly Lillie'
'Yankee Doodle'
'Wee Willie'

Question 6 of 10

On what date was the Eighth Air Force established, and where?

February 22, 1944, RAF Daws Hill
January 1, 1941, RAF Duxford
January 19, 1942, Langley Field
September 9, 1941, RAF Grafton Underwood

Question 7 of 10

What was the service ceiling of a B-17G?

34,800ft
34,200ft
35,600ft
37,800ft

Question 8 of 10

B-24 livery

What was the nickname given to radically coloured bombers used to gather formations together?

'Ring leader'
'Assembly ship'
'Follow the leader'
'Head of the flock'

Question 9 of 10

Of the 350,000 airmen who served with the Eighth Air Force in England, how many lost their lives? 

26,000
26,150
28,000
30, 201

Question 10 of 10

What name did the Luftwaffe give the four-engined American heavy bombers?

'Viermot'
'Großes Flugzeug'
'Bomberflugzeug'
'Stählerner Regen'

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0 > 25%, debe esforzarse más

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26% > 50%, buen trabajo, pero mejorable

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51% > 75%, realmente se está acercando

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