Which Famous WWII Pilot Are You?

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Robin Tyler

5 Min Quiz

Which country is your favorite out of these?

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Which is your favorite air force from World War II?

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Which is your favorite aircraft out of these options from World War II?

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Out of these options, which would you pick as your favorite aircraft?

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If you were a WWII pilot, on which front would you have served?

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If you could choose a weapons configuration, which would you opt for?

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If you had one plane you would love to shoot down to add to your kills, what would it be?

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Who is your favorite wartime leader?

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If you were a WWII pilot and you had some time for rest and relaxation away from the fighting, where would you go?

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You are flying a fighter escort mission for a squadron of bombers. Which of these bombers are you protecting?

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In which conditions would you prefer flying?

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After a hard day in the cockpit, fighting your enemy, what is your favorite supper?

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What's your favorite color?

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What's your favorite sport?

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Pick a city you would like to visit out of these below, please.

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If you were to win a medal for heroism while fighting in the air, which would you prefer?

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Choose the rank you would love to attain as a WWII fighter pilot, please.

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Pick your call sign, something all friendly pilots will know you as?

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As a WWII fighter pilot, what is your favorite hobby?

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How many aircraft do you think you would shoot down in your career during WWII?

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Which enemy air force would you like to meet in combat?

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What's your favorite alcoholic drink?

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What's your favorite number?

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What's your favorite month of the year?

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Which of these units would you like to fly for?

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As a fighter pilot, what do you think will happen to you during WWII?

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Choose your favorite aerobatic maneuver, please.

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What is your favorite piece of head-wear as a WWII pilot?

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A book written about your career would be called?

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Which country would you want as an ally while fighting during WWII?

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Image: Wiki Commons via Devon S A (F/O), Royal Air Force

About This Quiz

Knights of the air!

That's what the public called them. From the early days of air warfare, those magnificent men in their flying machines have been adored by the public. 

But why knights? Well, in World War I, many pilots were first in cavalry regiments. With the newly formed air forces first providing reconnaissance opportunities and then actual dog-fighting, they moved from their units to train as pilots. You see cavalry units were not necessary for a more modern style of war.

Plus, now they had new steeds ... the airplane!

Soon, pilots who began to shoot down enemy machines began to achieve fame. By the time they had dispatched five enemy machines, they were known as aces and the public loved to hear about their exploits.

World War II was certainly no different in terms of fame for these cavalier fliers. Their machinery, however, had advanced significantly. World War II fighters were capable of speeds of over 300 mph. Battles in the air begin twisting, turning and fleeting, often over as soon as it begins as one walked away victorious and another walked away with his life ... if he was lucky!

These men were incredibly brave, of that there is no doubt.

So let's see which WWII pilot you are!

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