Aviation Quiz

  • PRE-WAR SECTION
  • 1. WHICH 1930,s LADY PILOT CAME FROM HULL?
  • 2. WHO DID SHE MARRY?
  • 3. WHAT DID SHE DO?
  • 4. WHO WAS THE 1930s AIRCRAFT ENGINEER WHO LATER BECAME A NOVELIST?
  • 5 WHERE IN YORKSHIRE DID HE ONCE WORK?
  • 6. WHO WAS THE ENGINEER THAT DESIGNED THE MAIN STRUCTURE OF THE WELLINGTON?
  • 7 WHAT DID HE BECAME FAMOUS FOR?
  • 8 NAME THE PILOT THAT WON SEVERAL PRE-WAR AIR RACES WHO LATER BECAME A FAMOUS SPITFIRE TEST PILOT?
  • 9 FROM WHICH FACTORY AIRFIELD DID HE DO THESE TEST?
  • 10 WHICH FIRST W.W AEROPLANE SERVED WITH THE RAF UNTIL 1940?
  • 11 WHAT TYPE OF ENGINE DID IT HAVE?
  • 12 WHICH PRIMINISTER WENT TO SEE HITLER IN 1938?
  • 13 WHAT WAS THE PIECE OF PAPER CALLED THAT HE BROUGHT BACK?
    • 14 WHICH WAS LONDON,s MAIN AIRPORT DURING THE INTER WAR YEARS?

      • 15 WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THOSE MAJESTIC FOUR ENGINE BIPLANE AIRLINERS THAT GRACED ITS APRON.?
      • 16 WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE PILOT THAT LOST HIS LEGS IN AN AIRCRAFT CRASH AND WHAT TYPE OF AIRCRAFT WAS IT?
      • 17 WHICH RAF SQUADRON WAS THE FIRST TO RECEIVE THE WHITLEY BOMBER AND WHAT WAS THE AIRFIELD.?
      • 18 WHICH PILOT RAN A FLYING CIRCUS, AND WHAT IMPORTANT AVIATION FACILITY DID HE INVENT WHICH IS STILL IN
      •   USE WORLD WIDE TODAY?
      • 19 WHICH AIRCRAFT WERE USED FOR THE LIVE TESTING OF PARACHUTES IN THE 1930’S, AND WHO MADE THE
      •   PARACHUTES AND WHAT DID THEY GIVE TO AIRMEN THAT HAD USED THEM IN EARNEST?.
      • 20 WHAT TYPE OF BRITISH AIRCRAFT BROKE THE WORLD SPEED RECORD IN 1931AND WHERE WAS THE EVENT HELD?
      • 21 WHO WAS THE PILOT OF THE COMBINATION OF ONE FLYING BOAT CARRIED ON THE BACK OF THE OTHER, AND WHY
      •   DID HE BECOME MORE FAMOUS LATER ON?
      • 22 WHEN WAS THE R.A.F FORMED AND WHO WAS ITS FIRST CHIEF OF AIR STAFF?
      • 2ND WORLD WAR SECTION
      • 23 WHAT WAS THE TYPE OF THE FIRST GERMAN AIRCRAFT TO BE SHOT DOWN AND TO CRASH ON BRITISH SOIL, AND
      •   ROUGHLY WHERE?
      • 24 WHERE WAS THE HALIFAX PROTOTYPE TEST FLOWN AND WHO WAS THE FIRST SQUADRON TO RECEIVE THIS TYPE AT
      •   WHICH RAF STATION?
      • 25 WHICH WAS THE ONLY BATTLE OF BRITAIN PILOT AWARDED THE V. C, AND WHICH VILLAGE NOT FAR FROM
      •   HERE WAS HE ASSOCIATED WITH?
      • 26 WHO WAS THE BOMBER PILOT AWARDED THE V.C, AND WHICH LOCAL AIRFIELD DID HE BECOME THE C.O OF?
      • 27 WHAT WAS AN IFF SET AND WHY WAS IT DANGEROUS TO HANDLE?
      • 28 WHICH YORKSHIREMAN WAS A GROUP CAPTAIN WHEN HE LOST HIS RIGHT ARM, AND IN WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES
      •   AND WHERE DID IT HAPPEN?
      • 29 WHO WAS NIGGER AND WHERE IS HE NOW?
      • 30 WHO WAS KNOWN AS THE TRENCHARD BRATS AND WHERE WERE THEY TRAINED?
      • 31  WHO WAS MONICA AND WHAT DID SHE DO?
      • 32  WHAT WAS ‘THE LAST APPEAL TO REASON’ AND WHY SHOULD IT APPEAR OVER SUTTON BANK?
      • 33 WHAT TYPE OF AIRCRAFT CRASHED NEAR GREAT OUSEBURN, AND WHY DID IT NEARLY CAUSE AN INTERNATIONAL
      •   INCIDENT?
      • 34 WHAT TYPE AND WHERE DID THE VERY LAST GERMAN AIRCRAFT CRASH ON BRITISH SOIL?
      • 35 WHAT DID THE LETTERS A.T.A STAND FOR AND WHERE WAS ITS HEADQUARTERS?
      • 36 WHAT WAS THE NAME OF THE FAMOUS ATA LADY FERRY PILOT, AND WHAT WAS THE TITLE OF THE BOOK SHE
      •   WROTE ABOUT HER WAR-TIME EXPERIENCES?
      • 37  WHAT WEIRD CONTRAPTION WAS TEST FLOWN HERE AT SHERBURN, AND WHAT TYPE OF AIRCRAFT TOWED IT?

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