Quiz: Air Force Pilots Should Be Able To Ace This Aviation Quiz. Can You?
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Air Force Pilots Should Be Able To Ace This Aviation Quiz. Can You?
By: Craig Taylor
Image: Getty Images via Theerawat Kaiphanlert

About This Quiz

Those magnificent men in their flying machines! 

It's amazing to think that in just a little over a 100 years, we have had a man go from flying a few feet during the first manned flight to sending 500 passengers in a cylindrical can with wings halfway around the world on a daily basis.

Has there ever been an invention with such a rapid progression? And let's not forget it was flight that also led to man going to space and the moon for that matter. 

Since they first flew, aircraft have always fascinated us. They are used in a number of roles as well including commercial, military and civilian applications. 

Actually, it's hard to imagine a world without aircraft, isn't it?

But how much do you know about the airplanes and the world of aviation? Do you know who were the first men to fly? Or perhaps what they named their aircraft?

What about the name of the first aircraft to fly non-stop around the globe in 1986?

Well if you do, this is the quiz for you. It is going to test your aviation knowledge to the fullest! So be prepared.

Let's hope you can climb to new heights!

Good luck



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