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Quiz: 30th anniversary of the A320 first flight


The Airbus A320 made its first flight 30 years ago. This twin-engine commercial airplane is fitted with a number of systems from Safran. Take the quiz below to test your knowledge of this iconic airplane… And discover a video about this first flight in 1987.

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  1. What engine powers the A320?
  1. M88
  2. TP400
  3. CFM56
  4. LEAP


  1. What version of this engine powered the A320 on its maiden flight in 1987?
  1. CFM56-2
  2. CFM56-3
  3. CFM56-5
  4. CFM56-7


  1. Where did the first flight take place?
  1. Villaroche
  2. Toulouse
  3. Paris
  4. Marseille


  1. What kind of equipment does Safran not supply on the current A320?
  1. Wheels and carbon brakes
  2. Aircraft condition monitoring system (ACMS)
  3. Wiring
  4. Meal trays


  1. How many passengers does the A320 carry?
  1. 20
  2. 150
  3. 800
  4. 2,000 



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