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Put Your Knowledge of Aviation History to theTest

written by: •edited by: Paul Arnold•updated: 10/13/2011

The history of aviation is filled with important and exciting milestones. Some are well known, others a little more esoteric, but all are fascinating. Find out what you know of aviation history with this Aviation History quiz.

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    Aviation history fascinates because man always wanted to soar like the birds. Once he did, he looked ever higher into the blue sky. Eventually, his fascination with flight would take him to the moon. How much do you know about the steps along the way?

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    Quiz for Aviation Buffs

References

  • Glenn Curtiss:http://www.centennialofflight.gov/essay/Dictionary/Curtiss/DI19

    First flights: http://www.avjobs.com/history/index.asp

    Ford tri-motor:

    http://www.airventuremuseum.org/collection/aircraft/Ford%20Tri-Motor.asp

    PanAm Clippers:

    http://www.clipperflyingboats.com/pan-am/boeing-b314

    http://www.clipperflyingboats.com/pan-am/sikorsky-s-40

    P-51:

    http://www.aviation-history.com/north-american/p51.html

    http://www.ww2incolor.com/gallery/albums/U-S-Air-Force/361st_fg_p_51.jpg

    http://www.super70s.com/super70s/tech/aviation/aircraft/comet.asp

    http://www.centennialofflight.gov/essay/Evolution_of_Technology/early_X_planes/Tech27.htm

    x-15: NASA http://www.nasa.gov/centers/dryden/news/FactSheets/FS-052-DFRC.html

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