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Bombs Away: Are You a Member of the Fight(er) Club?
by Staff
Fighter planes are a major cog in defense programs worldwide. How lethal is your knowledge of these sleek and deadly jets?

What was the last U.S. Air Force fighter plane to fly without guns on board?

  • F-35
  • F-4
  • F-16

During which war was the first jet engine fighter introduced?

  • World War II
  • Korean War
  • Vietnam War

Which fighter jet played a prominent role in the 1980s hit "Top Gun?"

  • F-14
  • F-15
  • F-16

Before they were known as "fighter jets" they were called something else. What was it?

  • scouts
  • drones
  • hawks

Which fighter jet played a prominent role in the Battle of Britain?

  • F-8
  • Zero
  • Spitfire

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter was recently declared operational by the U.S. Marine Corps. Which aircraft is it replacing?

  • A-4
  • AV-8 Harrier
  • F-18

What is the main objective of a fighter jet?

  • Bomb ground targets.
  • Establish air superiority.
  • Provide ground support for troops.

If you're traveling at Mach 1, what are you traveling at?

  • Hypersonic speed
  • Transonic speed
  • Speed of sound

What's the United State's Navy's current twin-engine fighter jet?

  • F/A-18 Hornet
  • A-10 Thunderbolt
  • F-15 Eagle

What's the maximum G-Force that an F-16 can handle?

  • 5 Gs
  • 9 Gs
  • 15 Gs