G Dubya
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Military Aviation Quiz For Fightingfalcon

Wed Mar 14, 2001 5:06 pm

You asked for it... Big grin

Picture 1 (Q. 1 - 3)


1. Name the aircraft on upper right?
2. Aircraft on bottom?
3. The name for the center dot on gunsight?

Picture 2 (Q. 4 & 5)


4. The term for an aircraft catching one of the arresting cables on a carrier and landing safely?

5. The term for an aircraft missing the wires and taking off?

6. The Air Wing Commander in the US Navy is called?
A) Air Boss
B) CINC
C) CAG
D) Wog or Shellback

7. Special aerial missions to destroy SAM sites in North Vietnam were known as?
A) Arc Light
B) Iron Hand
C) Wild Weasel
D) Skyspot

8. The two Royal Navy aircraft carriers in the Falklands War (1982)?
A) HMS Hermes & Invincible
B) HMS Hermes & Illustrious
C) HMS Hermes & Ark Royal
D) HMS Hermes & Pinafore

Bonus: 9. Why is the F-16's official name is Fighting Falcon instead of just Falcon?



Well, I'm off to bed. Goodnight ...or mornin' to you .  Smile
 
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RE: Military Aviation Quiz For Fightingfalcon

Wed Mar 14, 2001 5:17 pm

Awnsers:
PIC1:
1: Mig19
2: F105
3: probably another mig19

PIC2:
4: I am just about to say it  Sad can't remember.
5: Bolter
6: CAG(Commander Air Group)
7: Wild Weasel
8: HMS Illustrious and The Ark Royal
9: Beacayse its a Fighter  Smile

hehe love these kind of quizes  Smile

warm regards
G. Big grin
 
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RE: Military Aviation Quiz For Fightingfalcon

Wed Mar 14, 2001 6:14 pm

1. Mig 15/17 (Can't count the fences on the wing in that view)

2. F-105 Thud (I.E. the noise it makes when it impacts the ground)

3. Reticle ???

4. Catch???? I have about three terms for this running through my head right now

5. Bolt

6. CAG

7. Wild Weasel

8. C (I keep wanting to think it is A though)

9. Dassault held the copyright on the Falcon name for it's Biz-jets. They got sticky about it because they where competing for the same sales with the Mirage fighters.
 
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RE: Military Aviation Quiz For Fightingfalcon

Wed Mar 14, 2001 10:05 pm

Without looking,

1. Mig-17
2. F-105
3. Pipper
4. trap
5. go-around
6. C
7. C
8. B
9. ??

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RE: Military Aviation Quiz For Fightingfalcon

Thu Mar 15, 2001 12:36 am

that is a mig15
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RE: Military Aviation Quiz For Fightingfalcon

Thu Mar 15, 2001 4:10 am

Thanks for the quiz, not an easy one!

Unfortunately I am too late, the questions are answered before...
When you posted the quiz it was 9 a.m. here, I was in school then.

Martin
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RE: Answers

Thu Mar 15, 2001 5:16 am


1. Aircraft on upper right? MIG-17
2. Aircraft on bottom? F-105
3. Name for the center dot on gunsight? Pipper

4. Term for an aircraft catching one of the arresting cables? Trap
5. Term for an aircraft missing the wires? Bolter

6. Air Wing Commander in the US Navy is called?
C) CAG

7. Special aerial missions to destroy SAM sites in North Vietnam?
B) Iron Hand or C) Wild Weasel

8. The two Royal Navy aircraft carriers in the Falklands War (1982)?
A) HMS Hermes & Invincible

Bonus: 9. Why is the F-16's official name is Fighting Falcon instead of just Falcon? Trademark by Dassault.


Results:
GunFighter 6: 5 of 9  Smile
L-188: 6 of 9  Smile ...give you No. 5, and thanks for the additional info on question No. 9.  Big thumbs up
USAFHummer: 6 of 9  Smile
Sushka: 0 of 1  Sad
FightingFalcon: 0/0  Sad

Thanks...
 
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RE: Military Aviation Quiz For Fightingfalcon

Thu Mar 15, 2001 5:36 am

Hey, nothing 0/0, I haven't tried to answer the questions!
Just came here and found all the questions answered...

Don't take it personaly...

OK, didn't know all the answers..........know almost all.........a few at least.


Really knew a few!

Sure know Wild Weasel, F-16CJ is the newest Wild Weasel, replacing the Phantom.

I'll stop now with this sh**t, OK


GOOD QUIZ!!!!

Martin
Imprezas rule!!

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