Quiz – Medley #2

Ten questions about many aviation topics such as the DC-10, the Concorde, men-only flights, online booking, and more.

Waiting to board the 737 to O'Hare
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  1. Shortly after the introduction of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 in commercial service, four airlines formed a strategic alliance for maintenance: KSSU. What do those four letters stand for?
    A. KLM, Sabena, SAS, UTA
    B. KLM, Swissair, SAS, UTA
    C. KLM, Swissair, SAS, United
    D. KLM, Swissair, Sabena, United
  2. Other than Air France and British Airways, what is the only airline that had its full color scheme painted on a Concorde?
    A. Air Canada
    B. Braniff International
    C. Gulf Air
    D. Singapore Airlines
  3. Which Asian airline was formerly known as Tradewinds?
    A. Malaysia
    B. SilkAir
    C. Singapore Airlines
    D. Thai Airways
  4. Which now defunct airline used IATA code “QQ”?
    A. Air Florida
    B. PSA
    C. Quest Airlines
    D. Reno Air
  5. The expression “Easy Victor” is a codename for…
    A. Altitude hold
    B. Emergency landing
    C. Evacuation
    D. Pressurization problem
  6. True or false: between 1953 and 1970, United Airlines had certain “Executive”, men-only flights between Chicago and New York.
    A. True
    B. False
  7. What was the first airline to introduce online booking on the World Wide Web?
    A. Air France
    B. British Midland
    C. KLM/Northwest
    D. United Airlines
  8. Which one of these airports is NOT located in or near London?
    A. Prestwick
    B. Stansted
    C. Luton
    D. Gatwick
  9. Which reality TV series, produced by the BBC and broadcast worldwide, followed employees at London’s Heathrow Airport?
    A. Airport
    B. The Aviation Show
    C. Heathrow
    D. Flying High
  10. Which former airline called its aircraft the “Yellowbirds”?
    A. Allegheny
    B. Hughes Airwest
    C. North Central
    D. Northeast

You will find the answers on this handy answer sheet: Quiz – Medley #2


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