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Question 1: In 1956, after a brief period back in Iraq the squadron moved the De Havilland Venoms it then operated back to RAF Akrotiri, ________ and attacked Egyptian airfields from here during the Suez Crisis.

Question 2: Following problems in Palestine, the squadron relocated there in 1938 reverting to the Army Co-operation role with Hawker Hardys, adding ________ and Westland Lysanders later.
Gloster MeteorGloster GauntletGloster GladiatorGloster Gamecock

Question 3: 6 Sqn was expected to reform in 2008 with the Typhoon at RAF Leuchars in ________ but to date this has not happened and appears deferred.

Question 4: ________ GR3 - 1974-2007
SEPECAT JaguarDassault RafalePanavia TornadoDassault Mirage F1

Question 5: The cunningly coiled snake (rumoured to have been cooked up by 6 Sqn members Louis Strange and ________) neatly sidestepped the regulations.
Royal Flying CorpsLanoe HawkerManfred von RichthofenAirco DH.2

Question 6: ________ - 1914
Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.2Royal Aircraft Factory B.E.12Royal Aircraft Factory R.E.8Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5

Question 7: The squadron was formed on 31 January 1914, at Farnborough as No 6 Sqn, ________.
Royal Flying CorpsSopwith CamelRoyal Aircraft Factory B.E.2Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5

Question 8: Following the Armistice the squadron transferred to ________, arriving in July 1919.

Question 9: At the same time it re-equipped with Fairey Gordons and assumed the bomber role, ________ replacing these in 1935.
Hawker HurricaneHawker HindHawker HunterHawker Hart

Question 10: The Jaguar is to be replaced by the ________ in RAF service.
Panavia TornadoF-16 Fighting FalconEurofighter TyphoonF-35 Lightning II


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