Do You Know Airplane Spotting?

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Do You Know Airplane Spotting?

Airplane spotting is a fun activity performed to track the path of a flying airplane by the use of photography. This quiz examines the history, style and techniques of the activity.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Airplane spotting enthusiasts also do the following except 
    • A. 

      Record information about air traffic control

    • B. 

      Record information about airports

    • C. 

      Record information about communication

    • D. 

      Record information about aircraft speedĀ 

  • 2. 
    Airplane spotting became a popular hobby in the 
    • A. 

      18th century

    • B. 

      19th century

    • C. 

      20th century

    • D. 

      21st century

  • 3. 
    The Royal Observer Corps of Britain operated from 1925 to 
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1955

    • C. 

      1995

    • D. 

      1935

  • 4. 
    The following are observed by airplane spotters except 
    • A. 

      Noise of the aircraft engine

    • B. 

      Number of vapour trails

    • C. 

      Position of wings relative to fuselage

    • D. 

      Number of men on board

  • 5. 
    Air spotters use which of these to track the movement of airplanes?
    • A. 

      ADS-B Decoders

    • B. 

      Communication Decoders

    • C. 

      Air Compass

    • D. 

      Binoculars

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is not associated with airplane spotting? 
    • A. 

      AirNav Systems RadarBox

    • B. 

      Kinetic Avionic SBS Series

    • C. 

      Walkie Talkies

    • D. 

      Binoculars

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not an airplane spotting website? 
    • A. 

      FlightAware

    • B. 

      Flightradar24

    • C. 

      FlightWatch

    • D. 

      Airliner.net

  • 8. 
    The journal "The  Airplane Spotter" was published in 
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1940

    • D. 

      1930

  • 9. 
    Airplane Spotters monitor the following class of airplanes except 
    • A. 

      Business jets

    • B. 

      Commercial airplanes

    • C. 

      Military airplanes

    • D. 

      Unmanned airplanes

  • 10. 
    Airplane spotters also observe the following on a moving aircraft except 
    • A. 

      National insignia

    • B. 

      Squadron badge

    • C. 

      Code letters

    • D. 

      Military airplane camouflage