Quiz: Air Superiority: The Military Aircraft Quiz
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Air Superiority: The Military Aircraft Quiz
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About This Quiz

Aircraft have been part of military tactics and strategy since before airplanes were invented. During the mid-nineteenth century, military balloons were used for surveillance of surrounding territories.  

Air superiority has been an important part of military engagement ever since. From balloons to drones, the ability to see and fight from high above the earth has given nations with the best aircraft the best chance at winning wars.

Some advances in aircraft technology make sense--like the development of planes that are difficult to see on radar. But other advances, like that of the Douglas SBD Dauntless, a dive-bomber whose wings look like Swiss cheese, are more remarkable for their ingenuity. 

Do you consider yourself an aircraft know-it-all? Do you know which airplane is the largest in the world? Can you name the volunteer pilot group that popularized aircraft nose art? Take this quiz to see how much you know about aircraft history and technology. We're sure you'll pass with flying colors!

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