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Question

1

Which is this US airline?
Spirit Airlines.

2

A British light aircraft – what is it?
The Auster A2/45.

3

The low-cost arm of which airline?
United Airlines.

4

What type of aircraft is this? And a bonus point. What is the nose number called?
North American F-86D Sabre and the Buzz Number.

5

What profession does this represent?
Accountancy (the ATL90 Accountant).

6

Which airline operates this floatplane?
Trans Maldivian.

7

Name the type of business jet.
Grob SPn.

8

What RAF Squadron is shown here?
No. 151 Squadron.

9

Name the airline.
Busy Bee of Norway.

10

What type is this little amphibian?
United Consultants Twin Bee.

11

Which South American airline is this?
PLUNA (Uruguay).

12

An interesting nose. What is it?
Partenavia P.68 Observer.

13

A wartime bomber.  What is it?
A captured Tachikawa Ki.74. Patsy.

14

Identify this Allegheny Airlines airliner seen in the rain at Chicago.
A Martin 2-0-2.

15

A Boeing 737 painted as an Orca killer whale.  But what is the airline?
Southwest Airlines.

16

What aircraft is being refuelled?
An Aero Commander 560E.

17

Who is the gentleman in the beret walking past one of his designs?
Henri Mignet.

18

What airline is this?
Eastern Provincial Airways.

19

An interesting biplane flying boat.  What is it?
Schreck FBA.290.

20

What is this egg-shaped two-seater?
A Questair Venture.

21

Which airline operated this MD.80?
Aeromexico.

22

A futuristic British light plane.  What is it?
The Planet Satellite.

23

Wearing RRAF marks.  What is this small aircraft?
Morane Saulnier MS760 Paris.

24

Getting its gear up is this small business jet. What is it?
Epic Victory.

25

Coming over the threshold.  What is this turboprop airliner?
Ilyushin Il-18.

26

A pretty red light aircraft.  But what is it?
De Havilland Chipmunk (modified with open cockpits).

27

The tail looks familiar.  But what type is this?
Douglas B-18A Bolo.

28

The tail of a jet airliner.  What is it?
Sud Caravelle.

29

An attractive twin-engined transport.  But what type is it?
Saab Scandia.

30

What is this light aircraft?
The Beech 38P Lightning.

31

The plane is a Boeing 757.  But what is the airline?
American Trans Air.

32

Seen better days.  What is this twin jet airliner?
Tupolev Tu-134.

33

An interesting small aircraft from the 1930s. What is it?
De Havilland DH75 Hawk Moth.

34

This French airline had a fleet of Douglas DC-3s. What was the airline?
Rousseau Aviation.

35

Only one of these was built. What type is it?
Puget Pacific Wheelair.

36

Used by Chicago & Southern Airlines.  What type of aircraft is this?
Volpar Turoliner.

37

Another tail.  But what aircraft type?
McDonnell Douglas MD.11.

38

Name this light amphibian.
SCAN.30.

39

A pretty little British single seater. What is it?
Dart Kitten.

40

Name this iconic pre-war aircraft. And for a bonus point where is it landing?
Vickers Vimy (replica) at Brooklands.

41

A unique and celebrated airfield. What is it?
Berlin Templehof.

42

Name this interesting aircraft.
The Kaman K-16.

43

What is this curious rotorcraft?
Platt Le Page XR-1.

44

AND FINALLY – What is this aircraft?
Dornier 728.

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