Aviation questions This is a list of recently added questions about aviation. Play aviation quiz and see all the questions. What altitude represents the boundary between Earth's atmosphere and outer space?100 km. The Karman line is named after Theodore von Kármán, a Hungarian American engineer and physicist. He was the first person to calculate that the atmosphere around this altitude becomes too thin to support aeronautical flight, since a vehicle would have to travel faster than orbital velocity to derive sufficient aerodynamic lift to support itself. Created by: Ninjaivery hard 36% 100 km100 km13650 km50 km53150 km150 km113200 km200 km71physics riddles » What was the nickname of Manfred von Richthofen, the flying ace of WW I?Red Baron. The German fighter pilot is considered the ace-of-aces of the war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories. He is one of the most widely known fighter pilots of all time, and has been the subject of many books, films and other media.Created by: Ninjaieasy 72% The Black DevilThe Black Devil355Red BaronRed Baron2259Flying KnightFlying Knight189The Mad MajorThe Mad Major303airplanes riddles » What was the world's first operational jet-powered fighter aircraft?Messerschmitt Me 262. The Messerschmitt Me 262 was German aircraft first introduced in 1944. It was one of the most advanced aviation designs in operational use during World War II. Its roles included light bomber, reconnaissance and experimental night fighter versions.Created by: Ninjaiaverage 61% Messerschmitt Me 262Messerschmitt Me 2621041Junkers J1Junkers J1271McDonnell Douglas F-15 EagleMcDonnell Douglas F-15 Eagle213Supermarine SpitfireSupermarine Spitfire166army riddles » What was the name of the Red Baron's plane?Fokker Dr. 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.Created by: Tschukavery hard 35% Fokker Dr. IFokker Dr. I635Junkers J. IJunkers J. I354Hansa Brandenburg B. I.Hansa Brandenburg B. I.259Messerschmitt 110Messerschmitt 110519World War I riddles » How long does the longest cruise flight take?About 17 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.Created by: Tschukaaverage 68% About 10 hoursAbout 10 hours33About 13 hoursAbout 13 hours153About 17 hoursAbout 17 hours1546About 22 hoursAbout 22 hours510airlines riddles » What is the name of the airplane visible in the picture?Tupolev Tu-144. The Tupolev Tu-144 is a retired jet airliner and commercial supersonic transport aircraft (SST). The prototype first flew on 31 December 1968 near Moscow, two months before the first flight of the Concorde. The Tu-144 first went supersonic on 5 June 1969, and on 26 May 1970 became the first commercial transport to exceed Mach 2. Created by: Tschukahard 45% Tupolev Tu-144Tupolev Tu-144667ConcordeConcorde559Boeing 707Boeing 707129De Havilland CometDe Havilland Comet102 Which airline is the largest by the number of passengers?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).Created by: Tschukavery hard 30% EmiratesEmirates435RyanairRyanair200Lufthansa GroupLufthansa Group261Delta Air LinesDelta Air Lines385planes riddles » The typical speed of Boeing 777-300ER on the way from Warsaw to New York is 916 km/h. On its way back it reaches 1140 km/h. How is it possible?Jet stream helps. The location of the jet stream is extremely important for aviation. Commercial use of the jet stream began on 18 November 1952, when Pan Am flew from Tokyo to Honolulu at an altitude of 7,600 metres, cutting the trip time by over one-third.Created by: Ninjaihard 55% it flies at higher altitudeit flies at higher altitude1772jet stream helpsjet stream helps7586air convection helpsair convection helps3282plane is lighter on way backplane is lighter on way back1063meteorology riddles » What is the busiest airport in the world? (by number of passengers)Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Hartsfield–Jackson, is an international airport located 11 km south of Atlanta's central business district, in the U.S. state of Georgia. In 2012 it was the busiest airport in the world accommodating 100 million passengers (more than 260,000 passengers daily) and 950,119 flights.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 25% London HeathrowLondon Heathrow707Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International AirportHartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport590Beijing Capital International AirportBeijing Capital International Airport331Dubai International AirportDubai International Airport647geography riddles » What was the name of the first and only Soviet space shuttle?Buran (Snowstorm or Blizzard) was the first spaceplane to be produced as part of the Soviet Buran programme. OK-1K1 completed one unmanned spaceflight in 1988, and was destroyed in 2002 It remains the only Soviet reusable spacecraft to be launched into space. Created by: Tschukavery hard 28% UralUral666BuranBuran981GagarinGagarin721BaikalBaikal1045technical riddles » Play aviation quiz and see all the questions.