Planes questions This is a list of recently added questions about planes. What is this B-52 bomber doing?It's taking-off. Dark trails visible in this picture are exhaust fumes from bomber's eight engines working full-power during take-offCreated by: m2ichishard 46% it's dropping fuelit's dropping fuel1754it's burningit's burning218it's taking-offit's taking-off2654it's dropping chemical weaponit's dropping chemical weapon1093military 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 A3803127Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)748Embraer 170Embraer 170185 McDonnell Douglas DC-10 McDonnell Douglas DC-10153aviation 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 54% AerosmithAerosmith2238U2U24793Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin1444AC/DCAC/DC394music 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 Tomcat2834F-15 EagleF-15 Eagle1169F-16 Fighting FalconF-16 Fighting Falcon1417F-18 HornetF-18 Hornet497movies 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 ft307approx 20,000 ftapprox 20,000 ft700approx 35,000 ftapprox 35,000 ft5358approx 50,000 ftapprox 50,000 ft891technology 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 Union2131CzechoslovakiaCzechoslovakia10577GermanyGermany4302PolandPoland407weapons 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 23532First Indochina WarFirst Indochina War726Korean WarKorean War5404Vietnam WarVietnam War1949wars riddles » The first rocket planes ever to be mass-produced were the Messerschmitt Me 163 in 1944. Which other country used rocket planes during WW2?Japan. The MXY-7 Navy Suicide Attacker Ohka (pictured) was a manned flying bomb that was usually carried underneath a Mitsubishi G4M2e "Betty" Model 24J bomber to within range of its target; on release, the pilot would first glide towards the target and when close enough he would fire the Ohka's three solid-fuel rockets. The Japanese produced approximately 850 Ohkas, and seven US ships were damaged or sunk by them throughout the war.Created by: Monica Stillerhard 51% U.S.U.S.2236United KingdomUnited Kingdom1558Soviet UnionSoviet Union1899JapanJapan6106weaponry riddles » Which company produced the world's first commercial jet airliner?De Havilland. English-made de Havilland DH 106 Comet was introduced in 1952 by British Airways. A year after, Comet airframes began suffering catastrophic metal fatigue, with three of them tearing apart during mid-flight.Created by: Kasiavery hard 31% FokkerFokker390BoeingBoeing1149DouglasDouglas739De HavillandDe Havilland1058history of technics riddles » Play aviation quiz and see all the questions.