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Extreme Approaches Quiz  
User currently offlinejaylink From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 41 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 1 month 5 hours ago) and read 15012 times:

Please take my Extreme Approaches quiz ... then please let me know if I'm missing any.

Facebook: http://apps.facebook.com/extremeapproaches/

Non-FB: http://www.opennav.com/quizzes/extremeapproaches/quiz.php



You can also take the Airliner Identification quiz:

http://www.opennav.com/quizzes/airlineridentification/quiz.php

Everyone on here should get 100%.  

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User currently offlinebueb0g From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2010, 644 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 4 weeks 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 14973 times:

Nice quiz. You should put some different airports in the options for some of the answers though - if the options are the really famous ones (SXM, Kai Tak, St Barts etc) but the picture isn't one of those, it's obvious which one the answer is.

Keep it up!



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User currently offlineFabo From Slovakia, joined Aug 2005, 1219 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (2 years 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 14929 times:

Quoting jaylink (Thread starter):
You can also take the Airliner Identification quiz:

http://www.opennav.com/quizzes/airlineridentification/quiz.php

Everyone on here should get 100%.  

Well, there is this one question...

You give options ERJ-170 and EMB-135, which is, obviously, wrong.



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User currently offlinejporterfi From United States of America, joined Feb 2012, 446 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (2 years 2 weeks 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 14556 times:

Nice quizzes! The first one sure helped me learn about/recognize different airport approaches! For me, the hardest part was identifying the differences between the Boeing 727-200 and the Tupelov TU-154M since I am unfamiliar with Tupelov aircraft.

Quoting Fabo (Reply 2):
You give options ERJ-170 and EMB-135, which is, obviously, wrong.

That is true, but airliners.net list one aircraft as ERJ-170 instead of E170 (http://www.airliners.net/aircraft-data/stats.main?id=406).

jaylink, for future reference, the correct designations for the Embraer series are EMB120, ERJ-135/140/145, and E-170/175/190/185. The E-170/175/190/195 series is considered a "hybrid" between the traditional RJ and the mainline fleet (primarily because of the number of passengers the aircraft can carry but also because they look more like some mainline aircraft- think mini 737), which is why I think the series doesn't use the ERJ designation. Keep in mind that some airlines, such as US and AC use the E-190/195 as part of their mainline fleet. The upcoming Bombardier C-Series is also a "hybrid" RJ. Overall though I love the quizzes!


User currently onlineRDH3E From United States of America, joined Mar 2011, 1690 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (1 year 7 months ago) and read 9757 times:

Extreme Approaches Quiz

Your Score
You identified 100% of the approaches correctly.

Woohoo!


User currently offlineFlyHossD From United States of America, joined Nov 2009, 895 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (1 year 5 months 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 7904 times:

I laughed pretty hard at the option of Aspen/Pitkin County for question #6 - Aspen with beaches!? I'm still chuckling.

I enjoyed the quizes (and aced both). Thank you.



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User currently offlineoly720man From United Kingdom, joined May 2004, 6758 posts, RR: 11
Reply 6, posted (1 year 5 months 1 day 22 hours ago) and read 7829 times:

100% for me

Other ones you may want to consider are

Paro in Bhutan


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Photo © Poowin Bunyavejchewin



But a video does it better

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsZqN-uEgQU

skip to 6.00 if you just want the excitement at the end.

Hong Kong Kai Tak, if you want historical ones


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Milford Sound in New Zealand


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Photo © Andreas Mueller - Spotterteam Graz



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User currently offlineVapourTrails From Australia, joined Aug 2001, 1216 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (2 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1105 times:
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I didn't try the Extreme Approaches one because I only knew one, and that was Kai Tak.   

I seriously need to get out more, meaning do more travelling abroad. Big grin


The second quiz I got 90%.    I got the A330 wrong, and I have flown on that type .. it was over 20 years ago and I haven't seen one for a while - no excuses though.  

Thanks, great idea. =

PS. I also did the Airline Logo Quiz - and got 100%.   



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User currently offlinemighluss From Spain, joined exactly 13 years ago today! , 949 posts, RR: 8
Reply 8, posted (1 month 3 weeks 1 day ago) and read 869 times:

Got 100% in both! (logic & geografy aided in appr. quiz  )

I think you should add some difficulty in airliners quiz by adding ambiguous answers like A340 300 or 600, B737 200 or 700 , DC9 or tu134.... loved the graphics in this quiz, they are detailed enough to allow more difficult questions!  



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