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How Much Do You Know About Open Cockpit Airplanes?

These were the days of goggles, scarves and leather jackets. How much do you know about open cockpit airplanes? Find out!


  1. 1) This is you flying along the Western Front in WWI. What airplane are you in?
    Primary Scott Lowe

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    Nice try. This is the Sopwith Camel.

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  2. 2) Manfred von Richthofen scored 19 victories in this airplane. What is it?
    stem-2 Bob Kelly

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    Nice try. Manfred flew the Fokker Dr.I.

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  3. 3) You get to fly the first all-metal open cockpit bomber. What country built it?
    stem-3 Wikipedia

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    Nice try. The YB-9 was built by Boeing for the United States Army Air Corps.

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  4. 4) What year did the first open-cockpit powered flight occur?
    stem-4 Wikipedia

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    Nice try. The Wright Flyer first flew December 17th, 1903.

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  5. 5) You're a member of the Red Baron Squadron. What airplane are you flying?
    stem-5 D. Miller

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    Nice try. The Red Barons flew Boeing Stearman aircraft.

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  6. 6) What Allied fighter shot down the most aircraft in WWI?
    stem-6 Fiddlers Green

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    Nice try. The Sopwith Camel shot down more aircraft than any other Allied fighter - a total of 1,294 kills.

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  7. 7) This isn't your typical open-cockpit airplane. What is it?
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    Nice try. This is an Su-35 flying with the top down...

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