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Flying High: Air Force One Quiz
by Staff
Nicknamed the "flying White House" by the media, Air Force One has the special duty of carrying the U.S. president on trips overseas and across the country. How high does your knowledge soar regarding this high-tech, deluxe jumbo jet?

How many planes regularly assume the role of Air Force One?

  • one
  • two
  • three

What type of plane flies as Air Force One?

  • a 747
  • an MD-90
  • a DC-9

What's the top speed of Air Force One?

  • 600 mph (966 kph)
  • 700 mph (1,127 kph)
  • 850 mph (1,368 kph)

The Air Force One planes have how many levels?

  • one
  • two
  • three

How many passengers can Air Force One comfortably carry?

  • 50 passengers
  • 70 passengers
  • 100 passengers

Which of the following is not found on Air Force One?

  • a conference room
  • a workout room
  • a spa

Which deck of the plane holds most of the passengers?

  • bottom
  • middle
  • top

How long can Air Force One remain in the air?

  • 24 hours
  • 48 hours
  • indefinitely

Who was the first president to travel by airplane?

  • Herbert Hoover
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Harry S. Truman

During which administration did the Air Force dub the president's plane "Air Force One"?

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • John F. Kennedy