Aircraft Maintenance Mcqs

Q:

The 757-200PF entered service with UPS Airlines in 1987.

A) True B) False
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) True

Explanation: True, the 757-200PF entered service with UPS Airlines in 1987. It was the production cargo version of the 757-200 aircraft. It was designed for a volume of up to 6,600 cubic feet.

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Q:

What is the maximum takeoff weight of the 757-200?

A) 255,000 pounds B) 355,000 pounds
C) 455,000 pounds D) 155,000 pounds
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 255,000 pounds

Explanation: The 757-200 had a maximum take-off weight of 255,000 pounds, which is approximately 116,000 kg. The aircraft offers a range of 3,850 nautical miles, with a full payload.

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Q:

Which of the following is a stretched variant of the Boeing 757?

A) 757-200PF B) 757-200
C) 757-200M D) 757-300
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 757-300

Explanation: The Boeing 757-200M aircraft was based on the Boeing 757 and produced as its stretched variant. The 757-200M was only produced as a passenger variant and could be customized in different seating configurations.

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Q:

The 757 has a retractable tricycle landing gear.

A) True B) False
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) True

Explanation: True, the 757 has a retractable tricycle landing gear. The aircraft has four wheels on each main gear and two wheels for the nose gear.

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Q:

Which of the following supplies CRT screens for the 757?

A) BAE Systems B) Rockwell Collins
C) General Electric D) Mercedes Benz
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Rockwell Collins

Explanation: Rockwell Collins supplies CRT screens for the 757. The aircraft flight deck is equipped with six CRT screens to display flight instrumentation.

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Q:

The wings of a 757 are swept at __________ degrees.

A) 50 B) 30
C) 25 D) 36
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 25

Explanation: The wings of a 757 are swept at 25 degrees. Further, the wings are largely identical across all 757 variants and each wing features a supercritical cross-section.

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Q:

Pilots rated on the 757 could be qualified to fly the 767.

A) True B) False
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) True

Explanation: True, pilots rated on the 757 could be qualified to fly the 767. This is because both aircrafts had a common type rating thus allowing a pilot to fly both aircrafts.

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Q:

Eastern Air Lines was the launch customer of the 757.

A) True B) False
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) True

Explanation: True, Eastern Air Lines was the launch customer of the 757. British Airways was another launch customer. The two became the first carriers to publicly commit to the 7N7.

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