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Quiz about All Aeronautical
Quiz about All Aeronautical

All Aeronautical Trivia Quiz


How well do you know modern commercial aircraft and aviation? This quiz should be a snap for frequent flyers and frequent aviators.

A multiple-choice quiz by alanyo. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
alanyo
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
86,884
Updated
Jul 13 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
1259
Last 3 plays: Guest 73 (2/10), Guest 84 (4/10), Guest 195 (4/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. The early model Boeing 747 aircrafts featured a design that is no longer found in other commercial aircraft. What is it? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. The MD-80 is the updated version of which airplane? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. When a flight is addressed as "heavy", as in "Delta five eight heavy, cleared for landing runway 28 left", what does heavy mean? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. The first two engine passenger aircraft immediately certificated for Transatlantic/Transpacific flights without the normal 'two-year-in- service' wait is a Boeing. Which? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. How many cockpit crew are normally assigned to a transoceanic 747 flight? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Virgin Atlantic Airways at one time carried a piano and pianist on board its Transatlantic flights.


Question 7 of 10
7. What does the term DME mean to aviation? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Where is the Embraer aircraft manufactured?

Answer: (Country, One Word)
Question 9 of 10
9. The original model of the Boeing 707 was nicknamed what? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. The seating configuration of the 747 is normally nine or ten seats across. What is the normal configuration of the 767? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. The early model Boeing 747 aircrafts featured a design that is no longer found in other commercial aircraft. What is it?

Answer: Spiral staircase

The spiral staircase was considered a safety hazard in emergencies so no other plane adopted the design. Instead they have turned to straight stair designs and retractable stairs.
2. The MD-80 is the updated version of which airplane?

Answer: DC-9

The DC-9 is a workhorse that has been flying for more than 30 years. It is generally used for short haul.
3. When a flight is addressed as "heavy", as in "Delta five eight heavy, cleared for landing runway 28 left", what does heavy mean?

Answer: Gross weight of more than 300,000 pounds

Some of the "heavy" aircraft are: 747, 767, 777, DC10.
4. The first two engine passenger aircraft immediately certificated for Transatlantic/Transpacific flights without the normal 'two-year-in- service' wait is a Boeing. Which?

Answer: 777

The dynamic brake test in the testing phase of this aircraft's development cost more than $1,000,000 per test.
5. How many cockpit crew are normally assigned to a transoceanic 747 flight?

Answer: Four

Usually but not always, one extra pilot to rotate rest periods.
6. Virgin Atlantic Airways at one time carried a piano and pianist on board its Transatlantic flights.

Answer: True

The owner and founder of Virgin Atlantic Records, Richard Branson also dabbled with an on board casino, and many other innovative features.
7. What does the term DME mean to aviation?

Answer: Distance measuring equipment

A device to advise the pilot how far to/from a given location.
8. Where is the Embraer aircraft manufactured?

Answer: Brazil

It has become a very popular aircraft for short haul flights. Used primarily by regional airlines.
9. The original model of the Boeing 707 was nicknamed what?

Answer: Water Wagon

The 707 initially carried a lot of water that assisted the engines with takeoff thrust.
10. The seating configuration of the 747 is normally nine or ten seats across. What is the normal configuration of the 767?

Answer: Seven across

With two aisles, it has the lowest percentage of "middle" seats, i.e. not a window or aisle. One of my favorite airplanes.
Source: Author alanyo

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