Aviation questions This is a list of recently added questions about aviation. Play aviation quiz and see all the questions. 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: TotalBellendplanes riddles »easy 73% Airbus A380Airbus A3802759Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)670Embraer 170Embraer 170164 McDonnell Douglas DC-10 McDonnell Douglas DC-10136 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.orgmusic riddles »hard 53% AerosmithAerosmith2097U2U24325Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin1353AC/DCAC/DC363 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: Teddymovies riddles »hard 47% F-14 TomcatF-14 Tomcat2533F-15 EagleF-15 Eagle1093F-16 Fighting FalconF-16 Fighting Falcon1301F-18 HornetF-18 Hornet461 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.orgtechnology riddles »easy 73% approx 10,000 ftapprox 10,000 ft292approx 20,000 ftapprox 20,000 ft675approx 35,000 ftapprox 35,000 ft4977approx 50,000 ftapprox 50,000 ft837 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.orgweapons riddles »hard 59% Soviet UnionSoviet Union1959CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia9399GermanyGermany3997PolandPoland369 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.orggeometry riddles »hard 42% 10,002 km10,002 km104520,004 km20,004 km457040,007 km40,007 km1894It can fly endlessly (as long it can)It can fly endlessly (as long it can)3231 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 Ishiiwars riddles »hard 46% World War 2World War 23335First Indochina WarFirst Indochina War685Korean WarKorean War5020Vietnam WarVietnam War1849 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.orgpresidents of the United States riddles »hard 42% a warshipa warship1583a boata boat496a submarinea submarine1044a helicoptera helicopter2336 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.orgNetherlands riddles »very hard 36% British AirwaysBritish Airways1781Air FranceAir France753KLMKLM1762SwissairSwissair483 Who was the first to complete a transatlantic flight in a heavier-than-air aircraft?John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown. On June 14–15, 1919, two British aviators flew a modified Vickers Vimy IV bomber (pictured) from Newfoundland to Ireland. Both men were knighted at Buckingham Palace by King George V. Eight years later, Charles Lindbergh's completed his flight from New York to Paris (the distance travelled by Lindbergh was almost twice as long).Created by: globalquiz.orgaviation pioneers riddles »hard 40% Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh1526John Alcock and Arthur Whitten BrownJohn Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown1854Louis BlériotLouis Blériot808Roland GarrosRoland Garros443 Play aviation quiz and see all the questions.