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Old 5th Oct 2016, 15:04
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Exact Model

Came across this, I can;t tell an MD81 from an MD83

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I managed 72%, which amazed me, but some were ever so easy.
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Thankfully I got 100%. To be honest, I would have been extremely disappointed with myself had I got anything less!
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Originally Posted by Adrian M View Post
Came across this, I can't tell an MD81 from an MD83
Console yourself with the thought that neither can the quiz-setters.

Yes, they identify their photo correctly as an MD-83.

But no, you can't distinguish between an MD-81/-82/-83 just by looking at it - the difference is purely paperwork and aircraft can be (and often are) converted between variants.
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This one gets trickier as you go thru'

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Something funny with this test.

I got 5 out of 22. One of those I got wrong was a pic of G-LCYI, an Embraer 170- which I've flown! It claims I identified it as a 737!!!

I think it's some sort of wind-up!
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I think it's some sort of wind-up!
Naah, you're just rubbish!
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The MD-81/83 issue was easy for me. A question of knowing your airlines and the variants they operate. 82/83 would have been a little more complicated since many airlines operated a mixture of the two.
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100%, but the multi choice helped a lot when there was a little doubt in my mind ! Got 100% on the airport's quiz, too. Again, it was down to the multi choice. Only got 15 ex 22 on the 2nd a/c test, though. More detailed knowledge required for this one.
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Some of their "exact model" choices are pretty ropey, for example "Embraer 195-200", "DC8-7", etc.
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100% - Too easy.....
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4 wrong which gave me 81%.
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100% , easy...
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50 per cent , Not good in the spotter sense , but maybe better in the ASD sense

Try this one

http://psychcentral.com/quizzes/autism-quiz.htm
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Spot , Whilst hobbies such as Train Spotting and Aircraft Spotting do hold appeal to persons with Aspergers/ OCD /Autism it does not follow that because you possess a in depth knowledge of Aircraft reg numbers or model numbers you automatically have those conditions ....
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Re the differences between the three @mad Dogs, leaving the -87 out of it for obvious reasons. I had heard the difference was only paper work but I am sure one model or part of the series had a tail cone while the later ones had the chisel or boat tail version so there is a way to tell, IF, the angles are right?

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PB, the screwdriver tail can be retrofitted to earlier versions. Also the -88 looks identical to the -81/-82/-83 models. Some of Delta Air Lines MD-88s were delivered as -83s and then later upgraded to -88 standard. The only way to know what type it is, is to look at the paper work.


In the mid noughties American Airlines started to replace the old style tail cone with the screwdriver style.
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/ar...l-cone-218746/
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Is that a flat blade screwdriver , A phillips screwdriver or a cross point screwdriver tail ?
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That would be a flat screwdriver



vs the old style pointy tail cone
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Click bait alert!

I did it anyway, 95%. Surprised me because I have little to no interest in commercial jets (despite flying one!)
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