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By Juliet Van Wagenen | May 20, 2016
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One of the largest military aircraft, the C-5 stands six stories tall, according to Discovery.

Standing at 143 feet in length, it is longer than the Wright Brothers' first flight of 120 feet.

Don’t worry, we won’t make you scale a C-5 to ace this week’s Avionics News Quiz, but feel free to take your guesses at how much it weighs!

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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!
The FAA and the FBI this week announced they have joined forces to further research on what element of aviation?

Ways to detect rogue drones around airports


Recoding ADS-B signals to disguise confidential government aircraft

How drones can more effectively transport snacks to the White House

A new DARPA program aims to prevent cyber security attacks using what as research platforms?



Google Glasses

Secret decoder rings

During a panel discussion held at Honeywell's Deer Valley headquarters last week the Inmarsat Vice President for Aviation Strategy said airlines were “confused†about what they can realistically expect from what?

Aircraft connectivity

Aircraft speeds

The amount of data they can take off of aircraft

The quality of airplane food

The AEA’s first quarter 2016 Avionics report showed that sales for Business and general aviation aircraft dipped 7.5 percent, partially driven by slow sales of what?

Connectivity systems

New transponders, as the old ones are lasting much longer

ADS-B equipment


Boeing inked a $319 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to continue maintaining and supporting the Air Force’s fleet of C-32A and C-40BC executive aircraft, which aircraft based on what passenger planes?

Boeing 777 and 787

Boeing 727 and 737

Boeing 737 and Airbus A320

Boeing 757 and 737

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