Ready to go up, up and away? Here are some of the most unique planes which have helped us humans get off the ground and go soaring through the air.
We tend to think of airplanes as all being essentially the same. They have wings, engines, a fuselage and the same basic shape ... right? Truth is, planes come in a variety of forms, some of which don't look anything like your "typical" plane, at all.
Many of the most extreme ones were designed specifically for aviation research and experimentation. Some of them became pretty famous, too. How about that 1970s plane that looked like the engineers forgot the wings (and pretty much everything else) and just decided to go with a flying giant engine, instead? We bet you can recall that one!
Then there are the planes that look like someone just went and stitched two jets together for the fun of it. Hey - one of those planes even has the really cool job of helping a spaceship get into orbit. Know which one it is? The answer's in the quiz!
Quite a few of these one-of-a-kind flying machines were developed for military use. Some were very practical and others ... not so much. Turns out there are easier ways to get armored vehicles to the front lines other than attaching wings to them. If you've seen that crazy one, then this quiz is right up your alley (or runway!)
It's time to indulge your fascination for the oddest-looking planes that have taken man up into the wild blue yonder. So, break out your bomber jacket, climb into the cockpit and take the quiz, now!
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