Australian Famous Aviators MCQs with Answer

Who was the first Australian to fly solo from England to Australia?
a) Bert Hinkler
b) Charles Kingsford Smith
c) Nancy Bird Walton
d) Amy Johnson
Answer: a) Bert Hinkler

Which aviator set multiple long-distance records including the first solo flight across the Pacific Ocean from Australia to the USA?
a) Bert Hinkler
b) Nancy Bird Walton
c) Charles Kingsford Smith
d) Ross Smith
Answer: a) Bert Hinkler

Who was the first Australian woman to obtain a commercial pilot’s license?
a) Nancy Bird Walton
b) Charles Kingsford Smith
c) Bert Hinkler
d) Ross Smith
Answer: a) Nancy Bird Walton

Which Australian aviator was known for his pioneering flights across the Indian and Pacific Oceans?
a) Bert Hinkler
b) Charles Kingsford Smith
c) Nancy Bird Walton
d) Ross Smith
Answer: b) Charles Kingsford Smith

Who co-piloted the first flight from England to Australia in 1919?
a) Ross Smith
b) Bert Hinkler
c) Nancy Bird Walton
d) Charles Kingsford Smith
Answer: a) Ross Smith

Which aviator became famous for establishing the Royal Flying Doctor Service in Australia?
a) Ross Smith
b) Nancy Bird Walton
c) Reverend John Flynn
d) Charles Kingsford Smith
Answer: c) Reverend John Flynn

Who was the first Australian woman to fly solo around the world?
a) Nancy Bird Walton
b) Shirley Adams
c) Jean Batten
d) Heather Swan
Answer: b) Shirley Adams

Which Australian aviator made the first flight from England to Australia in 1919?
a) Charles Kingsford Smith
b) Ross Smith
c) Bert Hinkler
d) Keith Smith
Answer: d) Keith Smith

Who was the first female commercial pilot in Australia?
a) Nancy Bird Walton
b) Jessie “Chubbie” Miller
c) Jean Batten
d) Lores Bonney
Answer: d) Lores Bonney

Which aviator was known for his involvement in the invention of the black box flight recorder?
a) Bert Hinkler
b) Charles Kingsford Smith
c) David Warren
d) Nancy Bird Walton
Answer: c) David Warren

Who was the first woman to fly from England to Australia solo?
a) Jean Batten
b) Nancy Bird Walton
c) Sheila Scott
d) Amy Johnson
Answer: a) Jean Batten

Which aviator was known for establishing the Australian Women’s Pilots’ Association?
a) Nancy Bird Walton
b) Lores Bonney
c) Jean Batten
d) Sheila Scott
Answer: b) Lores Bonney

Who was the first Australian woman to pilot a commercial aircraft?
a) Nancy Bird Walton
b) Lores Bonney
c) Jessie “Chubbie” Miller
d) Shirley Adams
Answer: a) Nancy Bird Walton

Which aviator was the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia?
a) Amy Johnson
b) Jean Batten
c) Nancy Bird Walton
d) Lores Bonney
Answer: d) Lores Bonney

Who was the first Australian to fly across the Atlantic Ocean?
a) Charles Kingsford Smith
b) Bert Hinkler
c) Nancy Bird Walton
d) Ross Smith
Answer: b) Bert Hinkler

Which aviator was a member of the famous “Smith Brothers” who completed the first flight from England to Australia?
a) Ross Smith
b) Keith Smith
c) Charles Kingsford Smith
d) Bert Hinkler
Answer: b) Keith Smith

Who was the first woman to fly solo from Australia to England?
a) Jean Batten
b) Nancy Bird Walton
c) Lores Bonney
d) Amy Johnson
Answer: c) Lores Bonney

Which aviator was posthumously awarded the Air Force Cross for bravery during World War II?
a) Ross Smith
b) Charles Kingsford Smith
c) Sir Charles Kingsford Smith
d) Bert Hinkler
Answer: b) Charles Kingsford Smith

Who was the first Australian woman to become a qualified air traffic controller?
a) Nancy Bird Walton
b) Lores Bonney
c) Judith Love
d) Shirley Adams
Answer: c) Judith Love

Which aviator was the first to circumnavigate the world by flying over both the North and South Poles?
a) Bert Hinkler
b) Nancy Bird Walton
c) Sir Charles Kingsford Smith
d) Dick Smith
Answer: d) Dick Smith

Who was known as “The Flying Doctor” due to his contributions to aviation medicine and founding the Royal Flying Doctor Service?
a) Charles Kingsford Smith
b) Bert Hinkler
c) Reverend John Flynn
d) Nancy Bird Walton
Answer: c) Reverend John Flynn

Which aviator set the record for the fastest solo flight around the world in a single-engine aircraft?
a) Dick Smith
b) Charles Kingsford Smith
c) Ross Smith
d) Jean Batten
Answer: a) Dick Smith

Who was the first female to fly solo from Australia to England?
a) Nancy Bird Walton
b) Lores Bonney
c) Jean Batten
d) Amy Johnson
Answer: b) Lores Bonney

Which aviator was awarded the Air Force Cross for his achievements in aviation during World War I?
a) Bert Hinkler
b) Charles Kingsford Smith
c) Sir Charles Kingsford Smith
d) Ross Smith
Answer: a) Bert Hinkler

Who was the first Australian woman to fly solo across the Bass Strait?
a) Nancy Bird Walton
b) Lores Bonney
c) Jessie “Chubbie” Miller
d) Jean Batten
Answer: c) Jessie “Chubbie” Miller

Which aviator was a pioneer in aerial photography and mapping of Australia?
a) Charles Kingsford Smith
b) Nancy Bird Walton
c) Sidney Cotton
d) Ross Smith
Answer: c) Sidney Cotton

Who was the first female to fly from Australia to England in a commercial flight?
a) Nancy Bird Walton
b) Lores Bonney
c) Jean Batten
d) Amy Johnson
Answer: b) Lores Bonney

Which aviator was famous for flying a de Havilland DH.88 Comet to win the England-to-Australia air race in 1934?
a) Amy Johnson
b) Jean Batten
c) Charles Kingsford Smith
d) Jim Mollison
Answer: d) Jim Mollison

Who was the first Australian woman to operate a commercial aircraft service in Australia?
a) Nancy Bird Walton
b) Lores Bonney
c) Jessie “Chubbie” Miller
d) Jean Batten
Answer: a) Nancy Bird Walton

Which aviator became known as the “Father of the Royal Australian Air Force” for his contributions during World War I?
a) Bert Hinkler
b) Sir Richard Williams
c) Ross Smith
d) Nancy Bird Walton
Answer: b) Sir Richard Williams

Who was the first Australian woman to obtain a private pilot’s license?
a) Nancy Bird Walton
b) Lores Bonney
c) Jessie “Chubbie” Miller
d) Jean Batten
Answer: b) Lores Bonney

Which aviator was a prominent figure in establishing the Australian aviation industry and was the founder of Qantas?
a) Charles Kingsford Smith
b) Hudson Fysh
c) Bert Hinkler
d) Ross Smith
Answer: b) Hudson Fysh

Who was the first woman to fly solo from Australia to England in a light aircraft?
a) Jean Batten
b) Nancy Bird Walton
c) Lores Bonney
d) Amy Johnson
Answer: c) Lores Bonney

Which aviator was the first Australian to complete a solo flight around the world via the polar route?
a) Charles Kingsford Smith
b) Bert Hinkler
c) Dick Smith
d) Nancy Bird Walton
Answer: c) Dick Smith

Who was the first Australian woman to gain a commercial pilot’s license?
a) Nancy Bird Walton
b) Lores Bonney
c) Jean Batten
d) Jessie “Chubbie” Miller
Answer: b) Lores Bonney

Which aviator was famous for being the first to fly solo across the Tasman Sea from Australia to New Zealand?
a) Charles Kingsford Smith
b) Bert Hinkler
c) Jean Batten
d) Francis Chichester
Answer: a) Charles Kingsford Smith

Who was the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia in a light aircraft?
a) Nancy Bird Walton
b) Lores Bonney
c) Amy Johnson
d) Jean Batten
Answer: b) Lores Bonney

Which aviator was famous for setting a record for the first solo flight from Australia to England in under 15 days?
a) Jean Batten
b) Nancy Bird Walton
c) Lores Bonney
d) Amy Johnson
Answer: c) Lores Bonney

Who was the first woman to fly solo from England to Australia in under 20 days?
a) Lores Bonney
b) Jean Batten
c) Nancy Bird Walton
d) Amy Johnson
Answer: b) Jean Batten

Which aviator was a pioneer in trans-Pacific flights, setting records for the fastest flight between Australia and the USA?
a) Charles Kingsford Smith
b) Bert Hinkler
c) Nancy Bird Walton
d) Jean Batten
Answer: a) Charles Kingsford Smith

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