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What was the name of the Red Baron's plane?
Fokker Dr. I
Junkers J. I
Hansa Brandenburg B. I.
Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen, also known as the "Red Baron", was a German fighter pilot during World War I. He is considered the ace-of-aces of the war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories. The Fokker Dr I it became famous as the aircraft in which Manfred von Richthofen gained his last 19 victories, and in which he was killed on 21 April 1918.
How long does the longest cruise flight take?
About 10 hours
About 13 hours
About 17 hours
About 22 hours
The flight between Qatar-New Zealand takes 16 hours and 20 minutes. It is currently the longest passenger flight in the world, operated by Qatar Airways.
Which airline is the largest by the number of passengers?
Delta Air Lines
Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE: DAL), commonly referred to as Delta, is a major American airline, with its headquarters and largest hub at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2013, Delta Air Lines was the world's largest airline in terms of scheduled passengers carried (120.6 million).
What is the longest an heaviest aircraft ever built?
Antonov An-225 Mriya
Antonov An-124 Ruslan
The Antonov An-225 Mriya is a strategic airlift cargo aircraft, designed in the Soviet Union during the 80's. It is the longest and heaviest aircraft ever built, with a maximum takeoff weight of 640 tonnes.
What is currently the largest passenger airliner?
Boeing 747 (Jumbo Jet)
McDonnell Douglas DC-10
The Airbus A380 is a double-deck, wide-body, four-engine jet airliner manufactured by the European aircraft company Airbus. It is the world's largest passenger airliner, and the airports at which it operates have upgraded facilities to accommodate it. It was initially named Airbus A3XX and designed to challenge Boeing's monopoly in the large-aircraft market. The A380 made its first flight on 27 April 2005 and entered commercial service in October 2007 with Singapore Airlines.
Which rock band took its name from a plane?
The Lockheed U-2 is an American ultra-high altitude reconnaissance aircraft. It was used for spying mission during the Cold War, flying above the maximum altitude of contemporary Soviet fighter planes.
Which planes were used in the "Top Gun" movie?
F-16 Fighting Falcon
F-14A Tomcat is a two-seat naval fighter, which was replaced in 2006 by F-18 Hornet. The movie tells a story of young naval aviators aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise. After the film's release, the US Navy stated that the number of young men who joined wanting to be Naval Aviators went up by 500 percent.
At what altitude do airliners fly on long-distance flights?
approx 10,000 ft
approx 20,000 ft
approx 35,000 ft
approx 50,000 ft
Airplanes fly at high altitudes because of the reduction in drag, and to get into the jet streams. The Polar Jet stream ranges from 23,000 ft to 40,000 ft. The subtropical jet stream ranges from 33,0000 ft to 50,000 ft.
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