Play the Avionics News Quiz of July 15

By Juliet Van Wagenen | July 15, 2016
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News Quiz

The Farnborough International Airshow took place in England this week and anyone who was there will tell you that it certainly wasn’t a dry affair — in either content or weather. Torrential downpours flooded out the event, ending it early on several days, but that certainly didn’t drown the flood of aviation news pouring out of the show.

Hope you were keeping up with the deluge of announcements so you can stay afloat during this week’s news quiz!

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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!
Airbus and Boeing released their 20-year global market forecasts this week, predicting airlines will require new aircraft in the way of $5.2 trillion and $5.9 trillion, respectively. While the forecasts differ, which cockpit technology did both airframers agree would see a significant uptick in the next two decades?



Satellite connectivity

Ejector seats

Panasonic Avionics and China Telecom Satellite (CTS), announced a one-year extension of their Ku-band In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) trial that will expand connectivity to several Chinese airlines and how many additional aircraft?





Boeing has unveiled a new ecoDemonstrator program, which will use which aircraft as a flying testbed for environmental technologies?

Boeing 737

Boeing 787

Boeing 727

Embraer E170

Congress approved a short-term funding bill this week that will extend funding for the FAA and NextGen programs for 14 months. When was funding from the current bill set to expire?

July 15

August 8

Last May

January 2017

What Middle Eastern airline announced it would buy a stake in Latin America’s Latam Airlines Group for 10 percent of the airline’s current shares?

Etihad Airways


Qatar Airways

El Al

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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!
Avionics News Quiz
July 15, 2016
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