Play the Avionics News Quiz of January 29!

By Juliet Van Wagenen | January 29, 2016
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The U.S. East Coast was hit with “Snowzilla” this week, burying cars, buildings and roads under record amounts of snow. But if you’re an avgeek like us, you’ve been busy trying to dig yourself out from under this week’s big, fluffy pile of aviation industry news. Curl up with a mug of hot cocoa, take this Friday’s Avionics News Quiz, and test your aviation knowledge!

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Our new Avionics News Quiz is designed to challenge your knowledge on the latest happenings in the aviation industry. Think you’re a true aviation geek? Take our quiz and how you stack up this week!
Iran Air, the Middle Eastern country’s flag carrier, announced an order for 118 aircraft this week. Why are Iranian airlines suddenly putting in bulk orders for airplanes?

The country has stumbled on major oil money, some of which has been distributed to airlines for fleet renewal

The country is modernizing its fleet in the wake of rising commercial aircraft fatalities

The U.S. and Europe have lifted sanctions, allowing companies to sell aircraft to airlines in the country for the first time in years

They had “forgotten” to upgrade their fleets

NATS, the Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) of the U.K., partnered with which U.S. company to further technology transformation under SESAR?


Rockwell Collins

Lockheed Martin


JetBlue announced upgrades to its cabins on its A320 fleet, featuring gate-to-gate Wi-Fi capabilities this week. What is the only other airline in the U.S. market to currently offer gate-to-gate Wi-Fi?

Delta Air Lines



Southwest Airlines

Likely helping arguments to privatize the Air Traffic Control (ATC) system, the Department of Transportation came out with a study recently that found the FAA was failing to cost-effectively implement what?

NextGen technology

New management techniques

ADS-B Infrastructure

New vending machines in ATC towers

During its fourth quarter conference call, Boeing’s executives said they expect a lower aircraft delivery rate in 2016. About how many fewer aircraft will be delivered?





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It’s been a busy week in the world of aircraft electronics, NextGen, in-flight connectivity and everything in aviation. Have you been keeping up with the latest developments? Test your knowledge here to see how you stack up!
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January 29, 2016
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