You Think Are You An Avgeek?

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You Think Are You An Avgeek?

The term "AvGeek" is often applied to those who love aviation, but now it's time to find out if your knowledge of the industry and it's history allows you to actually sport the label. Do you think you have what it takes to become the ultimate AvGeek? Take STS Aviation's personality quiz and find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of plane is picture above?
    • A. 

      Mikoyan MiG-29

    • B. 

      Grumman F-14 Tomcat

    • C. 

      F-16 Fighting Falcon

    • D. 

      Dassault Mirage 2000

  • 2. 
    In what year did the first commerical jet plane make its maiden flight?
    • A. 

      1947

    • B. 

      1963

    • C. 

      1934

    • D. 

      1952

  • 3. 
    What famous aircraft was named after a grape-flavored soft drink?
    • A. 

      Wright EX "Vin Fiz"

    • B. 

      The Flyer

    • C. 

      The Millennium Falcon

    • D. 

      Waco 10

  • 4. 
    The first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocean was performed by...
    • A. 

      Charles Lindbergh

    • B. 

      William T. Colbert

    • C. 

      Charlie J. Wright

    • D. 

      Amelia Earhart

  • 5. 
    Who invented the kite about 2000 years ago?
    • A. 

      Chinese

    • B. 

      Japanese

    • C. 

      Russians

    • D. 

      Germans

  • 6. 
    What does supersonic mean?
    • A. 

      Awesome music

    • B. 

      Faster than the speed of sound

    • C. 

      Faster than the speed of light

    • D. 

      It has something to do with buoyancy

  • 7. 
    The world's largest passanger airliner flying today is... 
    • A. 

      Boeing 747

    • B. 

      The Concorde

    • C. 

      Airbus A380

    • D. 

      Dassault Falcon 900

  • 8. 
    What flamboyant pilot briefly flew with a pet lion?
    • A. 

      Howard Hughes

    • B. 

      James H. Doolittle

    • C. 

      Tyrion Lannister

    • D. 

      Roscoe Turner

  • 9. 
    Who was the first person to dine in space as well as the first to photograph the Earth from space and was also the oldest space traveler?
    • A. 

      John Glenn

    • B. 

      Buzz Aldrin

    • C. 

      Neil Armstrong

    • D. 

      Forrest Gump

  • 10. 
    What daring aviator flew solo around the world in the Winnie Mae?
    • A. 

      Charles Lindbergh

    • B. 

      Wiley Post

    • C. 

      Wilbur Wright

    • D. 

      Phileas Fogg