Naval Aviation Heritage Flashcards Preview

Eaws > Naval Aviation Heritage > Flashcards

Flashcards in Naval Aviation Heritage Deck (45):
0

First take off from a ship happened when?

14 nov 1910

1

Birthday of naval aviation?

8 may 1911

2

When was the first fatality of naval aviation?

20 June 1913

3

When was the first qa inspectors?

22 oct 1917

4

Navy's first carrier happened when?

20 march 1922

5

When was the first carrier landing?

10 march 1948

6

When did coral sea happen?

7-8 may 1942

7

When did midway happen?

3-5 June 1942

8

When did Guadalcanal happen?

13-15 nov 1942

9

What pilot first took off from a ship on 14 nov 1942?

Eugene ely

10

Who requisitioned 2 Glenn Curtis biplanes on 8 may 1911?


Captain W I Chambers

11

Who was the first fatality in naval aviation on 20 June 1913?

Ens William billingsley

12

Who was also in the ac during the first fatality?

Lt john towers

13

What school trained special inspectors starting 22 oct 1917?

MIT

14

What was the first ac carrier on 20 march 1922?

Uss langley

15

What jet made the first carrier landing on 10 march 1948?

Fj-1 furry

16

What ship did ely perform the first ship take off on 14 nov 1910?

Uss Birmingham

17

What kind of plane did Eugene fly off of the Birmingham?

50hp Curtiss plane

18

Where was the Birmingham anchored?
On 14 November 1910?

Hampton roads va

19

What kind of aircraft did capt chambers requisition? And how much did they cost on 8 may 1911

2 Curtiss biplanes for 5,500 dollars

20

What did the Curtiss biplanes become?

A1 triad the navy's 1st ac

21

What kind of aircraft did ens billingsley get thrown from?

B-2 bomber

22

How far over water did the first aviation fatality happen on 20 June 1913

1,600 feet

23

How many men were enrolled at MIT for inspector courses on 22 October 1917?

14

24

How many motor and airplane inspectors were produced before the end of the war?

58 motor, 114 airplane inspectors

25

What did the uss Langley used to be?

The Jupiter was a coal carrier

26

What ship did the fj furry land on, on 10 march 1948

Usd boxer

27

What was the first carrier vs carrier battle?

Coral sea

28

What country were the Japanese planning to invade during coral sea battle?

Australia

29

What us carriers were involved during coral sea on 7-8 may 1942?

Lexington
Yorktown

30

What us ship was sunk on 8 may 1942?

Lexington

31

What battle was the turning point of the pacific war?

Midway

32

What was a key element for both coral sea and midway?

Breaking of Japanese naval code

33

How many jap warships were involved on 3-5 June 1942?

160

34

What Japanese admiral split his forces during the midway?

Yamamoto

35

How many ships did the us have at midway?

3 carriers no battle ships

36

What 3 carriers were involved at midway?

Hornet
Enterprise
Yorktown

37

Who was the us admiral at midway?

Admiral Nimitz

38

What us ship was sank at midway?

Yorktown

39

How many Jap carriers did the us sink from 3-5 June 1942?

3

40

How many ships did the Japs lose at Guadalcanal?

8
2 cruisers
6 destroyers

41

What us ship was involve at Guadalcanal?

USS Juneau

42

How many brothers were killed on the Juneau?

Five

43

Who were the brothers on the USS Juneau on 13-15 November 1942?

Sullivan brothers

44

Who secured the island after 3 days of fighting and forced the japs to retreat?

Dogon devil dogs that's who rah!