La prueba definitiva del Boeing 727

Once a common sight at airports around the world, air-worthy Boeing 727s are now very rare indeed. Largely gone but not forgotten, we celebrate the pioneering jet in this special 727 quiz! Need to swat up on your knowledge? Check out this special article on the 727 before you begin!

Question 1 of 10

1. When was Boeing 727 programme officially announced?

November 1959
December 1960
January 1961
December 1961

Question 2 of 10

2. Who were the two main launch customers for the jet?

 

United Airlines and Eastern Air Lines
Eastern Air Lines and TWA
Continental Airlines and United Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines and Eastern Air Lines

Question 3 of 10

3. When did the first flight of the 727-100 take place?

February 9, 1963
March 1, 1963
June 20, 1964
December 9, 1964

Question 4 of 10

4. What were the standard powerplants on the 727?

 

2x Rolls-Royce RB211
3x Pratt & Whitney JT8D
3x Rolls Royce RB-163
3x Pratt & Whitney JT3C

Question 5 of 10

5. What colour scheme adorned the first example?

 

Green and white
Shiny aluminum
Red, white and blue
Yellow and brown

Question 6 of 10

6. How many passengers could the 727-200 typically carry?

 

Up to 149
Up to 169
Up to 189
Up to 200

Question 7 of 10

7. According to Boeing, how many 727s did it originally plan to build?

 

100
250
500
1000

Question 8 of 10

8. And how many did it actually end up building?

 

427
704
1,229
1,832 

Question 9 of 10

9. Which customer received the last 727 ever built?

 

UPS
Amazon Prime Air
Federal Express
DHL

Question 10 of 10

10. Which airline was the last to fly the 727 with commercial passengers?

 

Iran Aseman Airlines
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Kish Air
Caspian Airlines

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¡Oh, Dios, hoy no ha sido un rendimiento por las nubes!

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Definitivamente, ¡hay que hacer más deberes con el 727!

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Un intento justo, pero definitivamente mejorable.

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Impresionante: ¡conoces muy bien tu 727!