Aviation Aficionado? This Quiz is Sure to Stump You
(see answers below)
1. What aviation award is given to the greatest achievement in aeronautics or astronautics in America, with respect to improving the performance, efficiency, and safety of air or space vehicles, the value of which has been thoroughly demonstrated by actual use during the preceding year?
2. Who won the award this year?
3. How heavy is the trophy?
4. What metal is used in the trophy?
5. Where is the trophy on permanent display?
6. Who are some notable recipients of this award?
7. Has the trophy ever been stolen?
8. Can you name one of the Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Team Members who is also a member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics and will be a presenter at AMA Jr. Camp (April 25-29)?
9. Can kids from 5 to 13 years of age possibly get to talk to this man during his presentation?
10. Where do I sign up?
1. The Robert J. Collier Trophy
2. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) Ingenuity Mars
5. The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum in
6. Neil Armstrong and Orville Wright
7. Yes, in 1978, but the thieves left it at Fort Foote park
and it was recovered 26 hours from the time it went
8. Matt Keennon
9. You better believe it!