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Multiple Choice - 4 Choices

1.) The Mi-6 Hook helicopter has a longer fuselage length AND height than _____.
A) 2 CH-47 Chinooks
B) SR-71 Blackbird
C) Mi-26 ‘Halo’
D) All of the above

2.) The first use of the F-117A in a "combat" role was in _______.
A) Operation Eldorado Canyon
B) Operation Just Cause
C) Operation Desert Shield
D) Operation Desert Storm

3.) The 30-mm cannon is used in which of the following 4 aircraft?
A) OA-10A Thunderbolt II, F-14A Tomcat, AH-64A Apache, and AV-8B Harrier II
B) AV-8B Harrier II, MiG-31 Foxhound, Su-25 Frogfoot, and Tu-22 Blinder-A
C) AH-64A Apache, MiG-29 Fulcrum, MiG-27 Flogger-D, and OA-10A Thunderbolt II
D) MiG-31 Foxhound, OA-10A Thunderbolt II, Su-25 Frogfoot, and AH-64A Apache

4.) The Block 42 F-16 aircraft were equipped with _____.
A) LANTIRN pod compatibility
B) F110-GE-229 engines
C) AGM-88 HARM compatibility
D) APG-67(V) radar

5.) The first MiG-25 prototype to fly was the _____.
A) Ye-133C
B) Ye-155R-1
C) Ye-166P-1
D) Ye-266M

6.) The successor of the AH-1G HueyCobra was the _____.
A) AH-1H
B) AH-1K
C) AH-1Q
D) AH-1S

7.) The fastest speed attained by a craft with humans in it was _____.
A) 50,000 mph (Mach 75.76)
B) 24,790 mph (Mach 37)
C) 13,200 mph (Mach 20)
D) 4,520 mph (Mach 6.7)

8.) Two aircraft with a wingspan of 172ft are _____.
A) C-5 Galaxy & B-2 Spirit
B) C-141 Starlifter & C-130 Hercules
C) C-130 Hercules & Boeing 767
D) YB-49 Flying Wing & B-2 Spirit

9.) The turbojet aircraft holding the record of the fastest speed over a closed circuit of 5000 km with 30000 kg payload was the _____.
A) YF-12A Blackbird
B) SR-71A Blackbird
C) B-52G Stratofortress
D) B-1B Lancer

10.) Which of the following is arranged in the correct order acording to engine power (greatest to least - EACH ENGINE).
A) KC-10A Extender, C-5B Galaxy, C-17A Globemaster III, F-22A Raptor, F-15E Eagle
B) F-22A Raptor, F-15E Eagle, C-5B Galaxy, C-17A Globemaster III, KC-10A Extender
C) C-17A Globemaster III, F-15E Eagle, F-22A Raptor, C-5B Galaxy, KC-10A Extender
D) C-5B Galaxy, C-17A Globemaster III, KC-10A Extender, F-15E Eagle, F-22A Raptor

Multiple Choice - 5 Choices

11.) The Bell X-2 was developed under Secret Project _____.
A) MX-743
B) MX-656
C) MX-1226
D) HS-753
E) HS-1138

12.) The first powered lifting body aircraft was the _____.
A) M2-F1
B) X-24A
C) HL-10
D) FMX-4
E) X-33

13.) The helicopter developed to meet the USN's LAMPS III requirement was the _____.
A) S-61 Sea King
B) CH-53 Sea Stallion
C) SH-2 Seasprite
D) HH-46 Seaknight
E) H-60 Seahawk

14.) Which 4 aircraft first flew in 1963?
A) C-141A Starlifter, F-5A Freedom Fighter, A-37A Dragonfly, YF-12A Blackbird
B) E-2 Hawkeye, C-130H Hercules, NF-104A Starfighter, Mirage III
C) B-52H Stratofortress, Mirage IV, X-15, M2-F1
D) F-111 Aardvark, A-6 Intruder, E-2 Hawkeye, F-5A Freedom Fighter
E) CH-47 Chinook, E-2 Hawkeye, YF-12A Blackbird, XB-70 Valkyrie

15.) The first US fighter to have engine thrust greater than the normal weight of the aircraft was the _____.
A) F-16A Fighting Falcon
B) F-5E Tiger II
C) F-104A Starfighter
D) F-15A Eagle
E) F-14D Tomcat

16.) What was the Boeing model number for the B-17 prototype?
A) 199
B) 299
C) 399
D) 499
E) 599

17.) What was the losing Advanced Tactical Fighter engine?
A) YF110-GE-400
B) YF117-PW-100
C) YF-120-GE-100
D) YF404-GE-F1D2
E) YF119-PW-100L

18.) How long could the X-1 rocket engine burn at full power?
A) 45 seconds
B) 150 seconds
C) 241 seconds
D) 324 seconds
E) 470 seconds

19.) What was the F-110 Spectre redesignated as?
A) F-4C Phantom II
B) AC-130H Spectre
C) F-111G Aardvark
D) F-106A Delta Dart
E) B-52G Stratofortress

20.) The first USAF aerial victory in the Korean Conflict was by what aircraft?
A) FJ-1 Fury
B) F-80 Shooting Star
C) F-82 Twin Mustang
D) F-84 Thunderjet
E) F-86 Sabre

Multiple Choice - 6 Choices

21.) What was the first jet-powered airplane in the US to exceed 500mph?
A) XP-86 Sabre
B) D-558-1 Skystreak
C) B-45 Tornado
D) XFJ-1 Fury
E) XB-43
F) P-80 Shooting Star

22.) What is unusual about the Boeing XF-99?
A) It was remotely piloted from the ground
B) The designation was skipped to give the North American F-100 a distinct designation
C) It was a surface launched missile
D) It was a glider plane and had no engines installed
E) It was a cargo plane - despite its fighter suffix (XF)
F) It had no wings and relied on its fuselage shape to supply the lift

23.) Who was the first woman in the world to earn her pilot's license in 1910?
A) Anne Morrow Lindbergh
B) Bessie Coleman
C) Amelia Earhart
D) Hanna Reitsch
E) Baroness Raymonde de la Roche
F) Jackie Cochran

24.) Which 4 aircraft have the P&W J57(JT3) engine installed?
A) F-105 Thunderchief, F-102 Delta Dagger, F9F-5 Panther, B-52H Stratofortress
B) F9F-5 Panther, B-52 Stratofortress, T-2B Buckeye, F-102 Delta Dagger
C) F-14A Tomcat, C-133 Cargomaster, KC-135A Stratotanker, T-2B Buckeye
D) F-100 Supersabre, B-52 Stratofortress, KC-135A Stratotanker, F-102 Delta Dagger
E) T-2B Buckeye, F-14A Tomcat, C-135B Stratolifter, B-52H Stratofortress
F) F-100 Super Sabre, SR-71 Blackbird, F-14A Tomcat, C-133 Cargomaster

25.) What aircraft is the world's only modern large, wide-cabin trijet?
A) McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) DC-10
B) McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) MD-11
C) Boeing 727
D) Lockheed L-1011
E) Tupolev Tu-154
F) Dassault Falcon 50

True or False

26.) True or False? At high speed more thrust is produced by the suction at the intakes and from the ejector nozzles of the SR-71 than from the engines themselves.

27.) True or False? The An-225 Cossack (largest cargo plane) does not have a rear cargo entry ramp.

28.) True or False? The B-58 Hustler holds 2 people in tandem; the pilot and the bombardier/navigator.

29.) True or False? The production mirage 2000C's maiden flight took place before the mirage 2000B's first flight.

30.) True or False? Most of the An-124 Condors built to date are in civilian service.

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