Expert Level Aviation Quiz: Hush-Kwiz Mk II
Try this delightful, challenging aviation quiz! Answers at bottom of page.
(The results for the first Hush-Kit quiz will be revealed this week, if you haven’t entered NOW is your chance.)
1. In what year was the first mail delivered by air?
2. What is Harrison Ford’s favourite aircraft?
3. How many kills were scored by the most successful fighter pilot to wear
4. What aircraft was nicknamed ‘The Whistling Shithouse”?
5. What was the flyaway cost of an RF-4C Phantom in 1965?
6. The last confirmed kill by a biplane occurred in what year? What were the
nationalities of the aircraft involved?
7. Which US-built aircraft scored the most kills in the Second World War?
8. Air Chief Marshall Sir Hugh Dowding was not:
a) A vegetarian?
b) A spiritualist?
c) A single parent?
d) A teetotaller?
9. What links the Lockheed C-130 Hercules, the Hawker Hurricane and the Fairey
10. Which of the following names were considered by NATO for the Tupolev Tu-22 before it decided on ‘Blinder’?
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Just found your site via your youtube video. Congratulations on the new direction. Really really amazing stuff on hushkit.Best fighters of WW2 was great, best-looking American airplanes was BRILLIANT. Get that commentator (or writer) back on commentary with multiple shots of each airplane, please.
Minor point on the exam answer #2, is it the DHC-1 (Chipmunk) or the Beaver (DHC-2). Current answer is a splice of both.
Thanks for all the wonderful work!
Thanks Elijah! The narrator is in Peru for a few months, in the meantime we will find something people. Correction noted.