Thursday, August 07, 2008

Aviation quiz # 7

OK, another easy one :-)

Question: The Bell X-5 was based on what World War 2 prototype aircraft? What was the major advance on the prototype incorporated into the X-5?


Nicks Aviation : Note from Stratford Taranaki said...

Messerschmitt P.1101

three sweep positions: 20°, 40°, and 60°, creating an in-flight "variable-geometry" platform

Ta man only to finish doing Tail Dragger rating and then conversion to type JODEL. 2.5 hours revision and 1.5 BFR Whoo Hoo.

Rodney said...

Wll done Nick!

Next I'll try and find one you don't know [or can't look up so easily] :-) !!!