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Airco DH.4: Quiz


Question 1: ________
United States Army Air ServiceUnited States Army Air Corps1st Operations GroupAeronautical Division, U.S. Signal Corps

Question 2: Guns: Forward-firing .303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers machine gun, ________ on Scarff ring at rear
Lee-EnfieldMills bombLewis GunHotchkiss M1909 Benet-Mercie machine gun

Question 3: Armament and ordnance for the aircraft consisted of one 0.303 in (7.7 mm) Vickers machine gun for the pilot and one 0.303 in (7.7 mm) ________ on a Scarff ring mounting for the observer.
Hotchkiss M1909 Benet-Mercie machine gunLee-EnfieldMills bombLewis Gun

Question 4: The DH.4 has the distinction of being the first aircraft to fly over ________ on 8 September 1920.
Lake PukakiAoraki/Mount CookLake OhauLake Tekapo (town)

Question 5: It was designed by ________ (hence "DH") for Airco, and was the first British two seat light day-bomber to have an effective defensive armament.
EnglandGeoffrey de HavillandRoyal Aircraft Factory F.E.1Hertfordshire

Question 6: It was used by the ________ as an advanced training aircraft.
New Zealand Defence CollegeRoyal New Zealand NavyNew Zealand ArmyRoyal New Zealand Air Force

Question 7: At the time of its entry into the war, the ________ lacked any aircraft suitable for front line combat.
1st Operations GroupUnited States Army Air CorpsAeronautical Division, U.S. Signal CorpsUnited States Army Air Service

Question 8: The airmail DH-4B were later modified with revised landing gear and an enlarged ________.
CompassRudderAircraft flight control systemStrake

Question 9: 2 Communication Squadron, equipped with DH.4s to carry important passengers to and from the ________.
United Nations DayUniversal jurisdictionUnited Nations Trusteeship CouncilParis Peace Conference, 1919

Question 10: A total of 1,449 aircraft (from orders for 1,700 aircraft) were made in the UK for the RFC and ________.
Robert A. LittleRoyal Naval Air ServiceRoyal Flying CorpsChristopher Draper


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