Aviation questions This is a list of recently added questions about aviation. Play aviation quiz and see all the questions. 17th January 1966 an American plane crashed near the Spanish village of Palomares. What was the valuable cargo?Four thermonuclear bombs. The 1966 Palomares B-52 crash, or the Palomares incident, occurred when a B-52G bomber of the United States Air Force's Strategic Air Command collided with a KC-135 tanker during mid-air refuelling at 31,000 feet (9,450 m) over the Mediterranean Sea. Of the four Mk28-type hydrogen bombs the B-52G carried, three were found on land, and one in the sea. The non-nuclear explosives in two of the weapons detonated upon impact with the ground, resulting in the contamination of a 2-square-kilometer (490-acre) area by plutonium.Created by: RaxonPChard 49% the Olympic team of USthe Olympic team of US1684a collection of Picasso's creationsa collection of Picasso's creations2700John Lennon's bodyJohn Lennon's body649four thermonuclear bombsfour thermonuclear bombs4905disasters riddles » What is currently the largest passenger airliner?Airbus A380. The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by the European aircraft company Airbus. It is the world's largest passenger airliner, and the airports at which it operates have upgraded facilities to accommodate it. It was initially named Airbus A3XX and designed to challenge Boeing's monopoly in the large-aircraft market. The A380 made its first flight on 27 April 2005 and entered commercial service in October 2007 with Singapore Airlines.Created by: TotalBellendeasy 74% Airbus A380Airbus A3803090Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)736Embraer 170Embraer 170180 McDonnell Douglas DC-10 McDonnell Douglas DC-10151planes riddles » Which rock band took its name from a plane?U2. The Lockheed U-2 is an american ultra-high altitude reconnaissance aircraft. It was used for spying mission during the Cold War, flying above the maximum altitude of contemporary Soviet figther planes.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 53% AerosmithAerosmith2229U2U24725Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin1425AC/DCAC/DC391music riddles » Which planes were used in the "Top Gun" movie?F-14 Tomcat. F-14A Tomcat is a two-seat naval fighter, which was replaced in 2006 by F-18 Hornet. The movie tells a story of young naval aviators aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. After the film's release, the US Navy stated that the number of young men who joined wanting to be Naval Aviators went up by 500 percent.Created by: Teddyhard 47% F-14 TomcatF-14 Tomcat2798F-15 EagleF-15 Eagle1162F-16 Fighting FalconF-16 Fighting Falcon1403F-18 HornetF-18 Hornet494movies riddles » At what altitude do airliners fly on long-distance flights?Approx 35,000 ft. Airplanes fly at high altitudes because of the reduction in drag, and to get into the jet streams. The Polar Jet stream ranges from 23,000 ft to 40,000 ft. The sub tropical jet stream range from 33,0000 ft to 50,000 ft.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 73% approx 10,000 ftapprox 10,000 ft306approx 20,000 ftapprox 20,000 ft697approx 35,000 ftapprox 35,000 ft5330approx 50,000 ftapprox 50,000 ft888technology riddles » Which country continued production of Messerschmitt Bf 109G after the end of World War II?Czechoslovakia. Avia S-99 and Avia S-199 were constructed with parts and plans left over from Luftwaffe aircraft production that had taken place under the country's German occupation during the war. Avia S-199 was the first fighter plane of Israeli Air Force, used during the 1948 Arab-Israeli War - where it met Spitfires on the Egyptian side.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 60% Soviet UnionSoviet Union2113CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia10389GermanyGermany4267PolandPoland400weapons riddles » What is the maximum distance a plane can fly travelling constantly North?20,004 km. Continous travel North must eventually end at the North Pole. So, the maximum distance is half of the Earth's meridional circumference, which can be reached if a plane starts at the South Pole.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 42% 10,002 km10,002 km110620,004 km20,004 km483840,007 km40,007 km2003It can fly endlessly (as long it can)It can fly endlessly (as long it can)3375geometry riddles » In which war did jet aircraft fight each other for the first time?Korean War. For the initial months of the war, the P-80 Shooting Star, F9F Panther, and other jets under the UN flag dominated North Korea's prop-driven air force. The Chinese intervention in late October 1950 brought MiG-15 Fagot to battle, one of the world's most advanced jet fighters. MiGs were often steered by well trained Soviet pilots, so the aerial warfare continued till the end of the war. Created by: Riho Ishiihard 46% World War 2World War 23504First Indochina WarFirst Indochina War721Korean WarKorean War5352Vietnam WarVietnam War1941wars riddles » Air Force One is the US President's plane. What is Marine One?A helicopter. Marine One is the call sign of any United States Marine Corps aircraft carrying the President of the United States. It usually denotes a helicopter operated by the HMX-1 "Nighthawks" squadron, either the large VH-3D Sea King or the newer, smaller VH-60N "WhiteHawk".Created by: globalquiz.orghard 43% a warshipa warship1675a boata boat513a submarinea submarine1095a helicoptera helicopter2497presidents of the United States riddles » Which airline is the world’s oldest one to still be using its original name?KLM was founded in 1919. Operations stopped during World War II apart from the operations in the Dutch Antilles. The airline is the "Oldest operating airline", but with the 2004 merge with Air France some dispute whether KLM should still hold the crown. QANTAS, founded in 1920, is dubbed "Oldest continuously operating airline".Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 37% British AirwaysBritish Airways1871Air FranceAir France794KLMKLM1906SwissairSwissair501Netherlands riddles » Play aviation quiz and see all the questions.