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Question 1: Navy continued to operate such aircraft (notably the ________) until the early 1970s, even attempting to build a jet-powered seaplane bomber, the Martin Seamaster.
PBM MarinerP5M MarlinP4M MercatorP6M SeaMaster

Question 2: [2] A ________ was used as the fuel tanker[2]
Handley Page H.P.54 HarrowHandley Page HampdenHandley Page HalifaxHandley Page Hastings

Question 3: ________ continued to operate their flying boat services out of Southampton until November 1950.
British South American AirwaysBA CityFlyerBritish European AirwaysBritish Overseas Airways Corporation

Question 4: In America, Wanamaker's commission built on ________' previous development and experience with the Model E for the United States Navy and soon resulted in the Model H.
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor CompanyGlenn CurtissFlying boatAlexander Graham Bell

Question 5: Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services, better known as Qantas, had been registered in ________ during November 1920.
SydneyMelbourneBrisbanePerth, Western Australia

Question 6: It differs from a float plane as it uses a purpose-designed fuselage which can both float, granting the aircraft ________, and give aerodynamic sheath.
Fluid staticsBuoyancySurface tensionForce

Question 7: Three Aquila flying boats were used during the ________.
Iron CurtainBerlin BlockadeBerlin WallEastern Bloc

Question 8: A flying boat is a fixed-winged ________ with a hull, allowing it to land on water.
PBY CatalinaSeaplaneShort SunderlandHU-16 Albatross

Question 9: The Pan Am ________ "Clipper" planes brought exotic destinations like the Far East within reach of air travelers and came to represent the romance of flight.
Boeing 247Boeing 314C-97 StratofreighterKC-135 Stratotanker

Question 10: Flying boats were some of the largest aircraft of the first half of the 20th century, superseded in size only by bombers developed during ________.
Soviet occupationsWorld War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II


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