Advanced Airplane Quiz

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Realized there were no good airplane quizess on here so I made my own!
This is a relatively challenging, and relatively long, quiz on basic commercial aviation
If you do well on this test, then you sure know your airplanes well!
All answers are true up through the beginning of 2014
Quiz by boeingman
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Last updated: February 23, 2014
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Longest aircraft in the world
747-8
Powerplant for the 777-300er
GE90-115B
First airline to fly the 787-9
Air New Zealand
Launch customer of the 777
United
Smallest member of the next generation 737 series
737-700
Airbus' smallest commercial aircraft
a318
American city where an a320 plant is located
mobile
number of composite fan blades that will make up the GE9X
16
Makers of the geared turbofan
Pratt and Whitney
Airplane manufacturer that initially designed the 717
McDonnell Douglas
Engine distintly recognizable for its flat bottom on 737s
CFM 56
Launch customer for the a350
Qatar Airways
What future plane by boeing is meant to be a direct replacement for the 747?
777-9X
Newest series of aircraft from Bombardier
C Series
Makers of the "Trent" series of aircraft engines
Rolls Royce
This plane went out of production after exactly 1050 were sold
757
Airline that has the most a380s on order
Emirates
This american airline flys exclusively 737s
Southwest
Boeing airctaft have pilots use a center mounted _____ to steer the aircraft
yoke
Airbus aircraft have pilots use a side-mounted _____ to steer the aircraft
joystick
Exclusive powerplant for the a350
Trent XWB
First widebody twinjet
a300
Last commercial aircraft built by Lockheed
L-1011
The 3 airlines to ever operate the concorde were british airways, air france, and _____
Singapore Airways
As a response to the 707, McDonnell Douglas created the......
DC-8
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AKA "Brazillia" (hint: embraer)
EMB 120
Name of Chinese commercial airplane manufacturer
Comac
Plane infamouse for blown cargo doors
DC-10
First production jet airliner
De Havilland Comet
If you were flying at 35,000 feet, a pilot would call this "flight level_____: (please type out the numbers in words)
Three Five Zero
What does "ER" stand for in planes such as the 737-900er?
Extended Range
Shortest type of 747: 747 __
SP
How many different engine options are offered on te a320 neo?
2
Longest Range Boeing aircraft
777-200LR
Longest range Airbus aircraft
a340-500
largest aircraft designed by embraer
E-195
Largest aircraft in the bombardier "crj" series
CRJ-1000
What does CRJ stand for?
Canadair Regional Jet
British Aerospace's 4 engined aircraft:
BAe-146
Ilyushin aircraft with 4 aft-mounted engines
Il-62
Only major airline that still flies only sovier-era russian aircraft
Air Koryo
the proposed boeing 2707 was also referred to as the ____ _____
Sonic Cruiser
Embraer is based out of which country?
Brazil
Largest cargo aircraft in the world
an-225
which russian aircraft manufacturer created the "superjet"?
Sukhoi
The Paris Airshow and the ______ Airshow alternate years as the premier airshow in aviation
Farnborough
What type of wingtip is used on the 787?
raked wingtip
General Electric powerplant used on the 767:
CF6
A stick shaker shakes when a plane is about to ______
stall
finish the sentence: "If it aint Boeing....
I aint going"
2 Comments
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Level 84
Nov 9, 2014
The 737-600 is smaller than the 737-700.
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Level 65
Nov 3, 2015
Concorde was briefly operated by Braniff as well.