QUIZ: The ultimate Boeing 757 quiz!

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We’re celebrating 757 Week on Key Aero, and to mark the occasion, we’ve a special edition of our commercial aviation quiz. From early operators to twin-jet trivia, this will definitely test your knowledge of the Seattle ‘Pocket Rocket’. Good luck!!

Question 1 of 10

1. Which aircraft was developed concurrently with the Boeing 757?

Boeing 737 Next Generation
Boeing 747
Boeing 767
Boeing 777

Question 2 of 10

2. In what year did the first 757 roll out of Boeing’s Renton factory?

1980
1982
1984
1986

Question 3 of 10

3. According to Boeing, what is the maximum passenger capacity on a 'high-density' 757-200?

229
239
249
259

Question 4 of 10

4. Which of these UK airlines was NOT an operator of the 757?

First Choice Airways
Britannia Airways
Monarch Airlines
Dan-Air

Question 5 of 10

5. What is the designation given to the specially modified 757s used to transport US government officials?

C-30A
C-31A
C-32A
C-33A

Question 6 of 10

6. In what year was the first -300 variant delivered to an airline customer?

1996
1997
1998
1999

Question 7 of 10

7. Which of these US carriers still flies the 757 in revenue passenger service?

Delta Air Lines
Allegiant Airlines
Eastern Airlines
American Airlines

Question 8 of 10

8. What cargo airline currently has the largest 757 fleet?

FedEx
UPS
DHL Aviation
Amazon Prime Air

Question 9 of 10

9. Which operator was the recipient of the last new-build 757 from Boeing?

Icelandair
Thomas Cook Airlines
Continental Airlines
Shanghai Airlines

Question 10 of 10

10. In total, how many Boeing 757s were built?

1,050
1,100
1,150
1,200

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