Classic 1930/40’s Allied Military Transport / Airliner

The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner. It was used extensively by the Allies during World War II as both a cargo and parachute aircraft. Made most famous for its contribution to the D Day landings and Arnhem.

This is a hugely expensive, all metal, build of the complete cabin area. In addition it has stubby wings attached that can be seen from the numerous side windows. The detail and quality is quite something. Although it will floor sit it was actually designed to go up on a gimbal, the mount of which we still have. We could easily remove the parachute seating and change the interior into a cargo config. Really amazing.

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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