“Thou shalt not covet thy neighbors aircraft” The Lord commanded. Well I’ve never wanted a plane as much as this. It’s simply stunning. They spend about 11 and a 1/2 months a year polishing it, then about 13 and 1/2 days trying to start it. Oh but those final hours!
“Murder on The Orient Express” wanted a plane that a 1930’s Playboy might have had on his lawn, and this more than fitted the bill. Problem was they wanted to shoot it backlot at Longcross Studios. So we arranged for the wings to come off, pop it in a truck and then reassemble at the Studio. After a quick afternoon shoot it all had to be unraveled and get it back to base to start the polishing again. Wonderful machine that didn’t get a good enough shot at stardom. Come on, find it another role. I’m desperate for a go in it..
Shoot Aviation are in the Ops Room at White Waltham Aerodrome, just 25 miles west of London, UK
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Back to work in this strange new world, and I thought the CAA were stringent with their medicals! https://t.co/ERp67PBP9c10th July 2020
3/3 Although they did not hit the German aircraft, its pilot appears to have panicked and landed without his undercarriage locked down. In the crash landing the fuselage was badly damaged and the pilot severely injured. The other occupant received only slight injuries.' https://t.co/bzAJQFMqWj4th July 2020
2/3 Crossing the coast they fired very cartridges which they hoped would indicate that they had no hostile intentions.They continued their flight to RNAS Ford where they were chased by a Mosquito and two or three Hawker Typhoons. The RAF aircraft opened fire. https://t.co/07s2YqbKl74th July 2020
1/3 - Bf108 “F8-CA” of Stab/KG40. Two members of the Luftwaffe decided to desert and stole this aircraft at Châteaudun, taking off at 06.00 on 11 September, 1943, to fly to England. Flying at 3,000 ft, they headed for Selsey Bill, the nearest point on the English coast. https://t.co/qcKkmm84eR4th July 2020
OK, so lets bust the COVID quiet by running up our new B17 engine. Obviously VFR only, and despite the unusual undercarriage arrangement I guess it still qualifies as a taildragger. What could go wrong... #b17 #avgeeks https://t.co/8HkPWuYaYD1st July 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…