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Final flight answers

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Here are the answers to last Friday’s video, enjoy!

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

  1. An airport in the middle of the Californian desert called, Victorville, where planes go to die.
  2. The equivalent of 140 trips to the moon and back.
  3. They can do more than one thing at a time
  4. Because the dry heat means there is less chance of corrosion.
  5. No, it’s possible they will fly again for another airline. They can be turned on again and flown if necessary.
  6. Because they’re too expensive to operate.
  7. Because airlines want to upgrade their fleets for greater fuel efficiency and passenger comfort.
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Final flight

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Here’s an interesting video that reports on the final flight of a Boeing 767-300ER.

Try to answer the following questions about the video and come back on Monday for the answers.

Suggested ICAO level for video: 5+

Have a great weekend!!

  1. What was the destination of this flight?
  2. How far has OGG flown?
  3. What advantage, according to the video, do female pilots have over male pilots?
  4. Why is this airport an excellent place to store old aircraft?
  5. Are all the Qantas planes destined for the scrap heap?
  6. Why don’t Qantas continue to use these planes?
  7. Why are there so many planes here?

Qantas 767 on 60 minutes

60 Minutes recently followed the final flight for one of our retired 767 aircraft over to Victorville, United States. Catch a replay here.