Test your knowledge around aviation history, air facts, airlines, and anything around flight and aviation with this aviation trivia collection. Can you take on this airplane quiz and ace it? Will you win in an airplane trivia challenge with a friend, family member, or team member?
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Aviation Trivia Questions and Answers
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|What was the nickname for the Hughes H-4 Hercules aircraft that made a single flight in 1947?||▶ Spruce Goose|
|In what year did the aviator Charles A. Lindbergh cross the Atlantic Ocean?||▶ 1927|
|Who was the first person selected as Time Magazine’s Man of the Year?||▶ Charles Lindbergh in 1927.|
|In 1783, the first free flight of a hot air balloon carrying a human occurred in what city?||▶ Paris, France|
|Which major American airline is named after a Greek letter?||▶ Delta|
|What is the three letter airport code for the Los Angeles International Airport?||▶ LAX|
|The Concorde was a supersonic passenger airliner flown by which two airlines?||▶ Air France (AF) and British Airways (BA)|
|A Boeing 777 is equipped with how many engines?||▶ Two|
|What was the nickname for the four engine B-17 bomber planes used during WWII?||▶ Flying Fortress|
|In 2003, which U.S. state was officially declared the birthplace of aviation?||▶ Ohio (Dayton, Ohio was the home of Wilbur and Orville Wright)|
|What is the call sign of any United States Marine Corps aircraft carrying the president of the United States?||▶ Marine One|
|Who was the first woman pilot to fly solo across the Atlantic?||▶ Amelia Earhart|
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Tim majored in Humanities with a bachelor in English and Theatre at New York State University. He lectured on entertainment business studies for three years at Plymouth College.
Tim has been a trivia host in his current hometown of Pittsburgh for the past two years. He enjoys hanging out with people who love trivia just as much as he does.
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