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Humans have always dreamed of taking to the skies. With machinery and ingenuity, we've been able to make that a reality.
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1.
  US Pilot Proficiency Brush-Up    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This should be a good refresher for US pilots and aviations buffs who may have been away from CFR 14 Parts 91 and 61 for a while! For those outside of the aviation world, maybe you'll learn something!
Tough, 10 Qns, stearnst, Jan 31 12
Tough
stearnst
430 plays
2.
Who Was the Pilot
  Who Was the Pilot? editor best quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Match
 10 Qns
These are well-known aircraft and space vessels. Match them to the person who commanded them.
Average, 10 Qns, wellenbrecher, Oct 12 23
Average
wellenbrecher gold member
Oct 12 23
335 plays
3.
Fabulous Flying Machines
  Fabulous Flying Machines   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
The world of aviation has come a long way from the (disputed) first powered flight, and aeroplanes are now very much part of our world. Here are 10, old and modern, to identify.
Easier, 10 Qns, darksplash, Jul 12 20
Easier
darksplash gold member
Jul 12 20
355 plays
4.
What a Wonderful Bird
  What a Wonderful Bird   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
You've just emerged from an airplane after spending 13 hours crammed into seat 53E, dead center, last row. You swear to never again endure this - let's explore some premium and luxury air travel instead!
Tough, 10 Qns, WesleyCrusher, May 17 17
Tough
WesleyCrusher editor
May 17 17
1137 plays
5.
Magnificent Women in their Flying Machines
  Magnificent Women in their Flying Machines   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
In this quiz, we will take a look at the history of women in aviation from its beginning up to the modern era.
Average, 10 Qns, RedHook13, Jan 22 19
Average
RedHook13 gold member
Jan 22 19
278 plays
6.
  Airport Eponymophilia   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz combines two of my favourite pastimes: aviation and a love for names. Ostensibly a quiz about airports named after famous people, but more so the interest that ripples outward when you transplant a name onto a different modality.
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Nov 19 16
Average
1nn1 gold member
591 plays
7.
  Those Magificent Men in their Flying Machines   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Aviation Firsts
"Those magificent men in their flying machines / They go upddity-up-up / They go downditty-down-down..." This quiz is about aviation history and its early years, so have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, lordprescott, Feb 21 23
Average
lordprescott gold member
Feb 21 23
198 plays
8.
  Tie a Yellow Ribbon Around the Ole Maple Leaf   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Operation Yellow Ribbon was a plan to land inbound international flights to USA on Canadian soil during 9/11. The Canadian town of Gander featured heavily in this space. In one of history's darkest days, a little light of hope proved humanity endured.
Average, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Apr 17 22
Average
1nn1 gold member
Apr 17 22
147 plays
9.
  US Airport Acronyms    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Are you familiar with some of the acronyms involved the world of airport? Take this quiz to find out.
Average, 10 Qns, deputygary, May 26 07
Average
deputygary
2598 plays
10.
  Would You Make a Good Pilot?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Perhaps you are a top gun on a flight simulator, piloting Spitfires or Cessnas like a pro. The question is, how would you be on the real thing?
Easier, 10 Qns, avions, Feb 27 22
Easier
avions
Feb 27 22
2761 plays
trivia question Quick Question
If you are interested in flying, you will probably already know something about aircraft. What are the four forces acting on an aircraft in flight?

From Quiz "Would You Make a Good Pilot?"




11.
  Fly by Night, Fly by Day, Aircraft Animals   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The aircraft of yesteryear had much more interesting names than the aircraft of today.
Average, 10 Qns, smpdit, Aug 03 22
Average
smpdit
Aug 03 22
154 plays
12.
  I'm Glad Moose Don't Fly   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Believe it or not, there is a very good chance that any aeroplane you disembark from has collided with a bird during its flight. This is not an uncommon occurrence in the world of aviation, so aren't you glad too that moose don't fly?
Average, 10 Qns, Aussiedrongo, Jan 13 13
Average
Aussiedrongo
606 plays
13.
  The ABC's of Aviation   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz will test your knowledge of the many letters and acronyms used in the aviation industry. Can you identify all of these?
Average, 10 Qns, RedHook13, Jul 12 10
Average
RedHook13 gold member
1513 plays
14.
  Air Sickness Bags   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Air sickness bags, the ever-ready servants of an airborne society. Functional, yet an art form. Whether you use them, or swipe them and lose them, you already appreciate this humble item. So take this quiz. Warning: Not for the faint of, er, stomach.
Average, 10 Qns, pu2-ke-qi-ri, Jul 01 23
Average
pu2-ke-qi-ri
Jul 01 23
1841 plays
15.
  Private Pilot License 101    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Anyone who has completed pilot's ground school, or who has an interest in flying should know most of these questions. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, DMBfaninSD, Apr 04 14
Average
DMBfaninSD
2533 plays
16.
  Why is My Flight Delayed?   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Have you ever been on a flight that's been delayed or cancelled? Ever wonder why? Let's take a look at some scenarios where your flight may end up in this kind of trouble.
Average, 10 Qns, RedHook13, Jan 24 18
Average
RedHook13 gold member
Jan 24 18
500 plays
17.
  The History of Flight   best quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
As an instructor at my local Air Cadet squadron I have to teach cadets all sorts of topics to do with aviation. This quiz is based on the subject as taught to junior cadets.
Difficult, 10 Qns, romeomikegolf, Jul 26 11
Difficult
romeomikegolf gold member
731 plays
18.
  U.S. Airport Acronyms II    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Back again, huh? Let's see how much more you know about US airport acronyms.
Average, 15 Qns, deputygary, Apr 18 20
Average
deputygary
Apr 18 20
1239 plays
19.
  Faster than the Speed of Sound   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on the breaking of the sound barrier, one of the greatest feats in aviation history.
Average, 10 Qns, mcdubb, Feb 06 20
Average
mcdubb gold member
Feb 06 20
1489 plays
20.
  Name That Aircraft    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Simple quiz if you know your aircraft. I will give you the aircraft and you tell me who made it.
Average, 20 Qns, gshatz, Jan 26 23
Average
gshatz
Jan 26 23
4138 plays
21.
  A Wing and a Prayer    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A rare intergalactic peace gives Time Lord (Lady) Dr How the chance to indulge her passion for making documentaries. Amazed by early pioneers of powered flight, whose efforts were accomplished on 'A Wing and a Prayer', let's find out what she discovered!
Average, 10 Qns, MikeMaster99, Jul 19 13
Average
MikeMaster99 gold member
292 plays
22.
  Ghostwriters In the Sky    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
When the Australian rock group The Ghostwriters planned a world tour, they placed the travel arrangement in the capable(?) hands of Kyle's Kompleat Konnections. Let's see how they got on.
Average, 15 Qns, darksplash, Nov 13 09
Average
darksplash gold member
415 plays
23.
  The Sky is Calling    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Have you ever wanted to become a pilot? Play this quiz to learn some of the fundamentals of aviation.
Average, 10 Qns, skydude13579, Jan 05 23
Average
skydude13579
Jan 05 23
365 plays
24.
  Where Are You Flying To?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
You will be familiar with some major airports that are not named for the city they serve such as Heathrow, O'Hare, JFK and Charles de Gaulle. Can you identify some of the less well known ones, though?
Average, 10 Qns, EnglishJedi, Jul 12 15
Average
EnglishJedi gold member
365 plays
25.
  Up, Up and Awaaay    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz isn't about the man of steel, it's about planes of steel, and other materials. This is a look at some of the firsts in aviation history. If you'll spin the propeller on this old biplane, I'll set the ignition switch to 1-2 and we'll get started
Tough, 10 Qns, CmdrK, Dec 04 12
Tough
CmdrK gold member
275 plays
26.
  The X (Plane) Files!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on U.S. experimental and prototype aircraft, from the 1940s to today. Watch that Machmeter!
Tough, 10 Qns, umtutsut, Jul 27 05
Tough
umtutsut
1633 plays
27.
  Zeppelins    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
What do you know about the story of these fascinating and successful German aircraft?
Tough, 10 Qns, Charlesw321, Jun 16 13
Tough
Charlesw321
290 plays
28.
  Most Extreme Airports    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Inspired by the TV show "Most Extreme Airports", as seen on the History Channel, try this quiz about 10 of the world's most unusual airports.
Average, 10 Qns, 3Xy147Bm, Jan 06 11
Average
3Xy147Bm
481 plays
29.
  So, Just How Did You Get That Callsign?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is designed to test your knowledge of the various callsigns used by some of the airlines around the world.
Average, 10 Qns, RedHook13, Oct 27 21
Average
RedHook13 gold member
Oct 27 21
600 plays
30.
  Basic Flying    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz on some of the more basic parts of aviation regarding light planes.
Average, 10 Qns, gday_99, Jan 02 23
Average
gday_99
Jan 02 23
1227 plays
31.
  Inside the Overhead Storage Compartment    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Those of us flying in economy class are all too familiar with the joys of carry-on luggage and the dreaded overhead storage compartment. Buckle up and put some thought into a subject that has probably never crossed your mind.
Average, 10 Qns, mceis, Oct 21 15
Average
mceis gold member
452 plays
32.
  Born Again Aircraft    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Aircraft are often modified; usually the changes are small but at times the changes are enough to result in a truly different aircraft type. See if you can answer a few questions about these flying oddities.
Difficult, 10 Qns, bhmbaglock, Apr 20 09
Difficult
bhmbaglock
630 plays
33.
  World Airport Names    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you name the city after I give you the name of its airport? I will use airport names such as Heathrow or JFK.
Tough, 10 Qns, arg214, Feb 08 12
Tough
arg214
683 plays
34.
  Soaring and Gliding    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Man carrying gliders have been around for over 100 years; test your knowledge on these machines and the sport surrounding them!
Tough, 10 Qns, a881742000, Aug 03 16
Tough
a881742000
386 plays
35.
  All Aeronautical    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know modern commercial aircraft and aviation? This quiz should be a snap for frequent flyers and frequent aviators.
Average, 10 Qns, alanyo, Jul 13 22
Average
alanyo
Jul 13 22
1239 plays
36.
  Aircraft Engines    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Hello! This quiz is about how many engines different aircraft have. Some will be commercial, some will be military. Good luck, and have fun!
Average, 10 Qns, ZeroG, Oct 24 20
Average
ZeroG
Oct 24 20
910 plays
37.
  Those Magnificent Hombres in Their Flying Machines    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Latin Americans contributed a great deal to early aviation but nowadays their achievements are barely known. I hope this quiz will change that (if only a little bit).
Tough, 10 Qns, Kuu, Nov 01 23
Tough
Kuu
Nov 01 23
356 plays
38.
  History of Flight    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This is about the history of flight. it involves 'lighter than air' aircraft and 'heavier than air' aircraft.
Tough, 15 Qns, sweetnothing, Jun 19 22
Tough
sweetnothing
Jun 19 22
1018 plays
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