Aviation on the silver screen

To mark the 90th Oscars ceremony held on March 4th in Los Angeles (California), we would like to invite you to take part in a quiz about movies on the subject of aviation.

Aviation on the silver screen

To mark the 90th Oscars ceremony held on March 4th in Los Angeles (California), we would like to invite you to take part in a quiz about movies on the subject of aviation.
Question 1 / 10 : In the movie The Terminal, which airport is the character played by Tom Hanks stuck in?

Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris

Charles De Gaulle airport in Paris

JFK airport in New York

JFK airport in New York

LAX airport in Los Angeles

LAX airport in Los Angeles

Question 2 / 10 : In the movie The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise, there is a scene involving zero gravity. On what kind of Safran-equipped plane was the scene shot?

the Airbus A310 ZERO-G owned by Novespace (subsidiary of CNES)

the Airbus A310 ZERO-G owned by Novespace (subsidiary of CNES)

Safran has a lot of equipment on this plane, including engine components and modules, landing gear, brakes, flight control equipment, fans and valves.

the Boeing 737-MAX

the Boeing 737-MAX

Safran notably supplies the engines, wiring, wheels and carbon brakes on this plane. For more information, look here. For more information, look here.

the Airbus A320neo

the Airbus A320neo

In addition to the engines and wiring, Safran supplies the landing gear, nacelles and power transmission systems for this medium-haul aircraft made by Airbus. For more information, look here..

Safran has a lot of equipment on this plane, including engine components and modules, landing gear, brakes, flight control equipment, fans and valves.

Safran notably supplies the engines, wiring, wheels and carbon brakes on this plane. For more information, look here.

In addition to the engines and wiring, Safran supplies the landing gear, nacelles and power transmission systems for this medium-haul aircraft made by Airbus. For more information, look here.

Question 3 / 10 : The movie Catch Me If You Can tells the story of Frank Abagnale, who became famous due to his many high-profile con tricks. According to Pan American World Airways (Pan Am), Franck passed himself off as a pilot and flew illegally on almost:

1,000 flights

1,000 flights

250 flights

250 flights

150 flights

150 flights

Question 4 / 10 : In Martin Scorsese's movie The Aviator, Léonardo DiCaprio plays a famous American pilot, who was also a movie producer and director. Who was it?

Howard Hugues

Howard Hugues

Captain Guynemer

Captain Guynemer

Charles Nungesser

Charles Nungesser

Did you know? At the end of the First World War, Hispano-Suiza (now known as Safran Transmission Systems) adopted the emblem and mascot of Captain Guynemer's squadron, the stork, as a tribute to this ace of French aviation. For more information, look here.

Charles Nungesserr was one of the two pilots on board the Oiseau Blanc, a biplane that disappeared during an attempt to make the first non-stop transatlantic flight between Paris and New York City. For more information.

Question 5 / 10 : Which movie tells the story of two former lovers (played by Nicolas Bedos and Ludivine Sagnier) who find themselves sitting next to each other on a plane?

A Spot of Bother

A Spot of Bother

Home Alone

Home Alone

Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Question 6 / 10 : In which movie did Tom Cruise perform a spectacular stunt in which he had to cling on to the outside door of an A400M military aircraft?

Top Gun

Top Gun

Mission Impossible

Mission Impossible

Minority Report

Minority Report

To find out what equipment Safran supplies for the A400M click here.
Watch Tom Cruise's stunt on the A400M

Question 7 / 10 : Which actor flies a two-seater Mirage 2000 with the rear seat window cover removed in the movie Sky Fighters directed by Gérard Pirès?

François-Xavier Demaison

François-Xavier Demaison

Jean Dujardin

Jean Dujardin

Benoît Magimel

Benoît Magimel

Safran has a lot of equipment on board the Mirage 2000, including the M53-P2 engine, the ejector seats, the wiring, landing gear and several defense systems.

Question 8 / 10 : Which movie tells the story of the 'Lafayette Escadrille', a squadron made up of young American soldiers who volunteered to join the French army during the First World War, before the Americans actually entered the war themselves?

Air America

Air America

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Flyboys

Flyboys

Question 9 / 10 : In the movie Sully directed by Clint Eastwood, which Safran-equipped aircraft is forced to land on the Hudson River in New York, just a few minutes after its take-off?

a Boeing 737 MAX

a Boeing 737 MAX

an Airbus A320

an Airbus A320

an Airbus A380

an Airbus A380

Question 10 / 10 : Which actor plays the hero in Non-stop, a movie which tells the story of a police officer on a flight who receives a text message from an unknown person saying they are on board the plane and will kill a passenger every 20 minutes if they do not receive a $150-million payment?

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson

Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis

Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck

Your score is / 10.