Aviation Transportation Management

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  • 1. 
     Aerospace is an important ______________ for the US
    • A. 

      Import

    • B. 

      Subsidized industry

    • C. 

      Export

  • 2. 
    What is the typical break even point, in terms of the individual ac produced for commercial transport 
    • A. 

      50-100 ac

    • B. 

      500-600 ac

    • C. 

      1000-1500 ac

    • D. 

      3000-5000 ac

  • 3. 
    Man's first powered flight covered
    • A. 

      200 Ft

    • B. 

      120 ft

    • C. 

      50 yards

    • D. 

      120 yards

  • 4. 
    One major problem for passengers in the 1930 was air sickness
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The aerospace industries association includes such a major firm as
    • A. 

      Diamond, wright

    • B. 

      Cessna-taxron, piper

    • C. 

      Boeing, Lockheed-Martin

  • 6. 
    Charles Lindbergh started his flying career as a barnstormer
    • A. 

      Ture

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Lindbergh famous ac had no windshield 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Flase

  • 8. 
    Airmail began as a formal service conceived with full financial backing by the US gov
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In the early 1920 airmail was considered an extremely safe career for pilots
    • A. 

      Ture

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    In what year did the gov cease providing its original airmail service
    • A. 

      1925

    • B. 

      1927

    • C. 

      1930

  • 11. 
    Which of the following terms best describes the contract airmail act of 1925
    • A. 

      Privatization

    • B. 

      Regulation

    • C. 

      Deregulation

  • 12. 
    Which of the following agencies was not created by the civil aeronautics act 1938
    • A. 

      Administrator of aviation

    • B. 

      Joint aviation authority

    • C. 

      Air safety board

    • D. 

      Civil aeronautics authority

  • 13. 
    The Black-McKellar Airmail Act 1934 devastated the original big four airlines by forcing them out of business
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Who is responsible for maintaing the airway system
    • A. 

      The federal gov

    • B. 

      The airlines

    • C. 

      Local municipalities

    • D. 

      GA

  • 15. 
    The Federal aviation act of 1958 was passed due to
    • A. 

      The crash of United Dc-7 and TWA constellation over the grand canyon in 1956

    • B. 

      The abuses of the trunk carries in regulated markets during the 1950

    • C. 

      The demands of the international civil aviation organization

  • 16. 
    Which famous Massachusetts Senator was the primary sponsor of the Deregulation act 1978
    • A. 

      Ted Kennedy

    • B. 

      Tip O' Neil

    • C. 

      Joseph Leibermann

    • D. 

      Frank Lorenzo

  • 17. 
    The Federal Airport act 1946 decided what air carriers would serve certain cities and when they would get it and the prices they would charge
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    During the Carter administration, Alfred Khan was selected to lead the CAB
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    In the early period of commercial air transportation pre 1970 the airlines were able to increase their passenger business by acquiring bigger and more advanced aircraft 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    In what decade did passenger service revenue surpass airmail revenue 
    • A. 

      1920

    • B. 

      1930

    • C. 

      1940

  • 21. 
    How are airports usually funded in the US
    • A. 

      The states sell lottery tickets and use the revenue to pay for airport exprenses

    • B. 

      Local municipalities and county gov are solely responsible to fund airports

    • C. 

      The federal gov subsidizes airport development throughout the country

  • 22. 
    Who was the robber baron chairman of texas air in the 80 and early 90 
    • A. 

      Phil Bakes

    • B. 

      Frank Lorenzo

    • C. 

      Juan Trippe

    • D. 

      Robert Crandall

  • 23. 
    The primary reason for the failure of Eastern airlines was
    • A. 

      Inability for unions and management to agree on labor contracts

    • B. 

      The seizure of its assets by Texas International

    • C. 

      Lack of of a computer reservation system

    • D. 

      Anti-competitive pricing by southwest

  • 24. 
    Robert Crandall pioneered the airlines use of which computer reservation system
    • A. 

      Apollo

    • B. 

      Alasis

    • C. 

      Sabre

    • D. 

      Unisys

  • 25. 
    Robbert Crandall put many charter companies out of business and increased the airline's bottom line in the 1970 by
    • A. 

      Using his computer reservation system to sell some seats on the aircraft at low-coach charter style prices

    • B. 

      Implementing the "B" scale for pilots

    • C. 

      Using the computer reservations system to stop charter companies from booking reservations on the airlines

    • D. 

      Closing NY City offices