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User currently offlineNorthStarDC4M From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 3075 posts, RR: 36
Posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1951 times:
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ok guys, any of you who have taken part im my live trivia quizzes in the chat room know im just full of info, and have about 60000 stupper questions, so here im gonna pose some of them.

RULES:
1> No prizes, sorry
2> No trick questions  Big thumbs up
3> No "fluid" questions (ie no questions like how many 737s does SWA have today)
4> I will TRY to be worldwide...
and last but most important:
HAVE FUN!!!


Question #1)
Besides NorthWest, what other US BASED airline has operated DC-10-40s in passenger service?

Question #2)
What was the 1st passenger air-route in the US? (bonus for the operator and/or year)

Question #3)
What was the registration of the BA 747 that lost all power over Indonesia due to volcanic ash ingestion? (callsign Speedbird 9, June 24 1982)

Question #4)
What year did the existing Lufthansa start operations?

Question #5)
What was the 1st 747 to be written off, and where?

Question #6)
Who lost a 747 near Kuala Lumpur on February 18th, 1989?

Question #7)
Name 5 destinations EasyJet serves within the UK?

Question #8)
What was the last destination for an aircraft to fly to on a scheduled flight from Hong Kong-Kai Tak? (and no i dont mean CLK)

Question #9)
What airline was the 6th to join the STAR Alliance?

Question #10)
What does BWIA currently stand for?

Question #11)
What airline operates the last 707 scheduled passenger service?

Question #12)
What was the 1st airline to retire the A330?

Question #13)
What Canadian airline was the only one to have ordered MD-80 series aircraft?

Question #14)
How many 747s crashed in 1985?

Question #15)
What type will Continental operate to Glasgow this summer?

Question #16)
Name 4 European Operators serving Tampa (TPA)

Question #17)
What airplane company did United gets its start from?

Question #18)
Whats the oldest airline in South America?

Question #19)
What airline's Lancastrian was discovered in 1999 in the Andes near Santiago?

Question #20)
True of False, the 737 was at one time considered for use aboard USNavy Aircraft Carriers?

Thats it... you've got till Midnight ET Saturday...






Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
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User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Reply 1, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 23 hours ago) and read 1873 times:

1. WORLD AIRWAYS?
7.Luton,Liverpool,Glasgow,Edinburgh,Aberdeen
10. British West Indies Airlines
14. 1 AirIndia
15. DC10-30 , 242pax
16. BA, LTU, AOM, LH
17. BOEING
20. TRUE



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User currently offlineN863DA From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 48 posts, RR: 5
Reply 2, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1845 times:

1. World Airlines
2. Tampa-St Petersburg Airboat Line, Feb. 1914
3. G-BDXH (City of Edinburgh)
4. 1950
5. Lufthansa 747-131, Nairobi, 1974.
6. Flying Tigers
7. Liverpool, Luton, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow
8. London?!?!
9. Austrian?
10. British West Indies Airways
11. Avianca
12. Air Inter
13. WestPac?!?!?
14. 2 (JAL/AI)
15. 757-200
16. BA, Lufthansa, AOM, LTU (I got this answer from the guy above, I confess!)
17. Boeing - but the question is badly phrased
18. AVIANCA
19. BSAA (British South American Airways)
20. False- they were C-130s they were thinking about

Why do I even bother... because I HAVE NO LIFE!!!! Big grin

FLY DELTA JETS and sail UNITED STATES LINES



N 8 6 3 D A



User currently offlineLowfareair From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1816 times:

Well, you guys ansered the ones I knew, but I've got one more:
9)Varig


User currently offlineThom@s From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 11955 posts, RR: 46
Reply 4, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1801 times:

#20 has to be true. I saw the picture right here on a.net. Big grin

Thom@s



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User currently offlineLJ From Netherlands, joined Nov 1999, 4477 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago) and read 1794 times:

Hello,

Sun Country also operated a DC-10-40 (the N144JC from Northwest orient) in 1986.

Regards
Laurens Janssen


User currently offlineFlygga From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 6, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1791 times:

#1 - Sun Country (c/n 46753 N144JC)
American Trans Air (c/n 46751 N184AT)

#11 - Middle East Airlines - MEA ???

#13 - Minerve Canada (c/n 49793 C-GKMV) via Irish Aerospace

#17 - Boeing Air Transport



User currently offlineCtbarnes From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 3491 posts, RR: 50
Reply 7, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1791 times:

Just filling a few holes/corrctions:

4. 1948
5. A Pan Am 747 was blown up by Arab terrorists in the Egyptian (?) desert after being hijacked in 1970.
10. British West Indian Airways
13. Quebecair

I think everyone else (Kudos to N863DA) got them right.

Charles, SJ



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User currently offlineSingapore_Air From United Kingdom, joined Nov 2000, 13745 posts, RR: 19
Reply 8, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1785 times:

Hmmm. nOt doing too well on this. I know all the stuff about SIA though!

7) Luton, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Liverpool, um... East Midlands?
8) LHR by CX
17) Boeing Airplane Company

BWIA - British World International Airlines

Did I do well?



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User currently offlineNorthStarDC4M From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 3075 posts, RR: 36
Reply 9, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1784 times:
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so far everyones got at least 4 wrong....
and for 17, ok the answer is Boeing, i didnt phrase it very well, so just answer the others.



Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
User currently offlineNotdownnlocked From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 943 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1779 times:

Don't forget Condor to TPA.

User currently offlineFlygga From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1770 times:

Also for #1 add:

Jet 24 (aka Jet Charter Services) N144US c/n 46753

Also Challenge Air Cago flew the -40 in a freighter version. As far as I know, World never flew the -40.





User currently offlineLJ From Netherlands, joined Nov 1999, 4477 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 21 hours ago) and read 1769 times:

Forgot the other aswers

1 Sun Country

2 See N863DA's answer (BTW the fare on this route was USD18.00, for every mile one dollar).

4 1954

7 London Stansted, London Gatwick, Luton, Inverness and Liverpool

10 British West Indies Airways

11 Iran Air?

Regards
Laurens Janssen


User currently offlineMatt D From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 9502 posts, RR: 47
Reply 13, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 20 hours ago) and read 1761 times:

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery....

If all of you keep this up, I'm going to have one big head indeed!!!!!


User currently offlineL-1011-500 From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 368 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1747 times:

Yeah - this is tough -

5. Was it a JAL 747 at Benghazi in 1973?

10. British West Indies Airways

11. China Southern?

14. 2, Air India and JAL

17. Boeing, with the 247

18. Avianca?

L-1011-500


User currently offlineSvenvdM From Germany, joined Dec 2000, 209 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 18 hours ago) and read 1735 times:

16. should read Condor instead of Lufthansa

Sven


User currently offlineFlyCMH From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 2293 posts, RR: 10
Reply 16, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1726 times:

#18

LAB: Lloyd Aero Boliviano


User currently offlineLOT767-300ER From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1723 times:

guys #10 is not British west indies air, it was changed to Best West Indies Air(lines)

User currently offlineBlink182 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 5483 posts, RR: 15
Reply 18, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 16 hours ago) and read 1711 times:

8) Cathay Pacific to London Heathrow
15)757
rgds,
blink182



Give me a break, I created this username when I was a kid...
User currently offlineTrintocan From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2000, 3257 posts, RR: 4
Reply 19, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 15 hours ago) and read 1705 times:

I cannot answer all but here are some answers:

5. Pan Am 747 detonated after being hijacked, 1970, Egypt

10 BWIA - BWIA West Indies Airways. That is the CURRENT meaning of the acronym. The old name was British West Indian Airways.

11 Middle East Airlines (MEA)

14 2 - Air India, Japan Airlines

18 Avianca Colombia

Trintocan.



Hop to it, fly for life!
User currently offlineGKirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24964 posts, RR: 56
Reply 20, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 1691 times:

I just looked a few up in a book
1 = Sun Country I believe
2 = New York-Washington, Pan Am?
3 = City Of Edinburgh, cant remember the reg
4 = 1924?
5 = Some Hijacked 747, somewhere in the middle east. I think it was Saudia, but thats a guess
6 = ?
7 = Luton,Liverpool,Glasgow,Edinburgh,Aberdeen
8 = ?
9 = SQ?
10 = British West Indies Airways
11 = Sudan Airways?
12 = ?
13 = ?
14 = 2 , AI and JAL
15 = DC10-30 in 242pax config
16 = BA,LTU,DE (Condor) , AOM?
17 = Boeing
18 = Lan Chile?
19 = ?
20 = True



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User currently offlineNorthStarDC4M From Canada, joined Apr 2000, 3075 posts, RR: 36
Reply 21, posted (13 years 10 months 2 weeks 1 day 19 hours ago) and read 1678 times:
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29 hours left to go guys...


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