WW2 Trivia - Page 8




 
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Boots
 
November 15th, 2005  
MightyMacbeth
 
 
ok

here goes

"What was the first jet plane"
November 15th, 2005  
tomtom22
 
 
Messerschmitt developed the first operational jet fighter, the Me 262, proving to be significantly faster than conventional propeller-driven aircraft.
November 15th, 2005  
The Cooler King
 
I believe it was the Heinkel He 178.
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Boots
November 15th, 2005  
tomtom22
 
 
OK MacBeth, who is right?
November 15th, 2005  
MightyMacbeth
 
 
ehhh you ^ Tommy boy 8)
November 16th, 2005  
tomtom22
 
 
What was the first American aircraft designed specifically as a radar-equipped night fighter used in World War II?
November 16th, 2005  
IAmFighter
 
 
P-61 Black Widow
November 16th, 2005  
The Cooler King
 
Just to set the record straight...

http://www.allstar.fiu.edu/aero/HEINHE-178.htm

"Just one week before the outbreak of World War II, Germany flew the world's first jet aircraft. That plane was the Heinkel He-178 which, had its development been pushed, might have altered the course of history."
November 16th, 2005  
tomtom22
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by IAmFighter
P-61 Black Widow
You are correct. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P-61_Black_Widow

You get to ask the next question.
November 17th, 2005  
IAmFighter
 
 
Which American aircraft carrier was the ship in which the famous Doolittle Raid was launched, and during what later campaign was she lost?

Note: You need the answer to both parts of this question to get it completely right.