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Question 1: The Viking III machine, piloted by Captain Cockerell, won first prize in the amphibian class in ________ competitions held in September and October, 1920.
Royal Air ForceRoyal Naval Air ServiceHugh Trenchard, 1st Viscount TrenchardAir Ministry

Question 2: Some Viking amphibians were built by Canadian Vickers Limited, a subsidiary company in ________ with no previous plane making experience.
Underground City, MontrealGreater MontrealMontrealDowntown Montreal

Question 3: Bennett (partners in the 1919 England to Australia flight) died on 13 April 1922 just outside the ________ racetrack near Weybridge in Surrey.
BrooklandsBrough AerodromeRetford Gamston AirportBrands Hatch

Question 4: Most of these Mark IV Vikings had a ________ engine.
Napier NomadNapier SabreNapier LionNapier & Son

Question 5: With registration G-EBHO, the first set off from Calshot Seaplane Base on 25 March 1924, the other was shipped as a spare machine to ________.
BeijingMinato, TokyoTokyoGreater Tokyo Area

Question 6: A prototype, registered G-EAOV, was a five-seat cabin ________ with a pusher propeller driven by a Rolls-Royce Falcon water-cooled V 12 engine.
AileronJunkers J 1Interplane strutBiplane

Question 7: ________: 9.12 lb/ft² (44.6 kg/m²)
F-16 Fighting FalconF-104 StarfighterGlider (sailplane)Wing loading

Question 8: After mechanical difficulties in earlier staged G-EBHO crashed at ________ where it was replaced by G-EBGO on 25 June.
SittweMrauk UKyauktawRakhine State

Question 9: Encountering heavy fog on the Siberian side of the ________ G-ENGO crashed.
Bering SeaChukchi SeaPacific OceanArctic Ocean

Question 10: Sir John Alcock died taking this aircraft to the Paris exhibition on 18 December 1919, whilst trying to land at Côte d'Evrard, near Rouen, ________ in foggy weather.


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