northstardc4m
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Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 4:52 am

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...



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gkirk
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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 4:59 am

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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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 5:21 am

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

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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 5:41 am

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

Fri Feb 09, 2001 5:59 am

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

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LJ
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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 6:07 am

Hello,

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

Regards
Laurens Janssen
 
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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 6:15 am

#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

 
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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 6:18 am

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.

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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 6:24 am

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

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northstardc4m
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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 6:32 am

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.
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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 6:33 am

Don't forget Condor to TPA.
 
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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 6:45 am

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.



 
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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 6:54 am

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
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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 7:54 am

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!!!!!
 
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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 9:28 am

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?

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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 9:45 am

16. should read Condor instead of Lufthansa

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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 11:19 am

#18

LAB: Lloyd Aero Boliviano
 
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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 11:44 am

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

Fri Feb 09, 2001 11:57 am

8) Cathay Pacific to London Heathrow
15)757
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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 12:25 pm

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

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gkirk
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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Fri Feb 09, 2001 4:55 pm

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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RE: Mega Airline Quiz

Sat Feb 10, 2001 8:56 am

29 hours left to go guys...
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