The Junkers CL.I was a ground-attack aircraft developed in Germany during World War I. Its construction was undertaken by Junkers as proof of Hugo Junkers’ belief in the monoplane, after his firm had been required by the Idflieg to submit a biplane as its entry in a competition to select a new ground-attack aircraft.

The design took the J7 fighter as its starting point, but had a longer fuselage to accommodate a tail gunner, and larger wings. The prototype flew in late 1917 and was followed over the next few months by three more development aircraft. The Idflieg was sufficiently impressed to want to order the type, but had misgivings about Junkers’ ability to manufacture the aircraft in quantity.

The example pictured below is a little bit of a fraud but it has its place. Its basically a totally different aircraft remodelled to look like the CL.1. In reality its only about 70% scale. So it works for flying over trenches or as background set dressing for example. You might see the cracks if you need to shoot it close. But maybe I’m going too geeky on you. Regardless we took two of them to Upper Hayford in deepest darkest February to act as Set Dec for “Wonder Woman”.

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So today we’ve been mainly cutting a JetRanger in half. Longways. They build ‘em tough.. #ukfilm #filmproduction #bell206 #jetranger #actionvehicle https://t.co/tqJQBwtJcQ

13th January 2021

Back to work with a trio of Jettys! A flying example, one for the studio and one for the crash scene. Everything gets painted to match and we make the crashed one a little more complete. Coming to a Feature Film near you soon! #bell206 #ukfilm #filmproduction https://t.co/Pwtm3CT64L

29th December 2020

Off to collect a crashed helicopter but seriously considering a divert. Looks like a fun place... https://t.co/S2wPRopNJh

29th December 2020

Look what Santa left under the tree! New fleet addition. Not a studio set this time but a real flying one. Thanks to Andy at Europlane Sales (http://www.europlanesales.com) for making it so easy.. #md500 https://t.co/7pYZYHGNA1

28th December 2020

Deserted airliner walkthrough, can you guess the type? Big reveal at the end! #ukfilm #filmproduction #airliner https://t.co/LTd5Mm7Qll

28th December 2020

RT @BoardingPassRO: Niciodată nu e prea târziu pentru ultimul zbor! 🎥: Daniel Gonzalez https://t.co/RLETa8UBv9

24th December 2020

RT @WarnerBrosUK: He’s back. Chris Pine returns as Steve Trevor in #WonderWoman1984. See it in selected cinemas now! https://t.co/PtVtIbTRE2

24th December 2020

What a lovely way to end the year. Well done Danny ⁦@realsfx⁩, total star! https://t.co/i5Jyv3sDO9

22nd December 2020

RT @CardiffLocalTV: The family behind film company @realsfx and charity @DreamsWishesOrg have teamed up to make Cardiff's most festive hous…

22nd December 2020

Another day, another dollar (every .6 of a second or thereabouts..) #vintagehelicopter #seaking #s61 https://t.co/khRpSyG3Ry

17th December 2020

Filming on/in/around Airliners. The most common request we receive is that of a production wishing to film inside an airliner. Be that…
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Published 03.01.2012 by simon

It's often the case that a production will wish to change the appearance of an aircraft to be used in…
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Published 17.09.2011 by simon