Discussion in 'The Tanks in World War 2 quiz section' started by me262 phpbb3, Jul 24, 2004.
Would that be the Junkers G.1? Ricky's right, this is a hard one...
Do you mean J1?
Since i leave tomorrow for vavations i wont be able to check the forum for the next 10 days.So Simonr1978 is the winner as we probably speak of the same aircraft built by junkers 1n 1915 as ground attack plane (my source was a greek book - concerning the 100 years since the 1st aircraft flew - and refered to the plane as the J1 build by junkers)
Ok, no question for a while, so I ask this - what was the first British aircraft to achieve Mach 1 in level flight?
I'll take a guess and say the Canberra.
clue - it was never a production aircraft.
DH 108 Swallow?
A nice little plane, but IIRC they all ended their flying careers with fatal crashes. :cry:
A lovely aircraft -- wasn't Geoffrey de Havilland killed in one?
What was special about the loss of a Grumman F11F-1 Tiger in September 1956?
Is that the plane that shot itself down with its own guns?
can you explain this to me, sorry for the ignorance,
I have a memory of a US jet fighter that managed to shoot itself down.
IIRC it fired its gns, then dived, then pulled up to its original altitude. Unfortunately it had overtaken the bullets it had just fired, and managed to shoot itself in the tail.
Absolutely right, Ricky -- the pilot was in a dive, fired a long burst of (20mm IIRC) then went into a steeper dive, accelerated and pulled up into the path of his own ammo.
The a/c took some damage and crashed before reaching base, so technically a kill.
Whether the pilot counted it is another matter.....
What happened on 10th March 1956?
Test pilot Peter Twiss is the first man to fly at more than 1,000 mph.
Yup - over to you
(bonus for the name of the plane)
Fairey Delta 2
OK what happened in January of 1941
Answer deleted since it was obviously wrong.
close, i am looking for a maiden flight of a different plane