The Aviation History

The Aviation History

Zeppelins, Jets, Satellites - things you need to know about

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In which country was the first flight demonstration of a hot air balloon in 1783?

Germany
France
U.K.
Other

The first Zeppelin flight occurred on ...

1890
1895
1898
1900
1905

The first powered aircraft was designed and built by ...

Wright brothers
Aida de Acosta
Therese Peltier

When the british aviators Alcock and Brown made the first non-stop transatlantic flight?

1910
1915
1919
later

How was the latest zeppelin, Hindenburg, destroyed?

because of fire
because of bad weather
it was attacked

When the XP-86 officially achieved supersonic speed (first supersonic flight)?

1933
1940
1948
1952

Which company developed the first the world's first commercial jet airliner?

Which nation developed the first Earth-orbiting artificial satellite?

US
Russia
Japan
Germany
France

When was the first human spaceflight?

1945
1955
1961
1972

What was special about Concorde aircraft?

It was the biggest aircraft made
It was the fastest aircraft made
It was a supersonic passenger airliner