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Re: Your favourite aviation movie?
« Reply #24 on: July 25, 2005, 04:32:28 PM »
I'm afraid it is going to be a bad B movie, despite the great footage in the trailer. But compared to 'Stealth' at least the footage is real, they used some quite expensive kit to shoot the scenes, so hopefully they had some money left for poper actors and filming of the other scenes. It is presented by Pathé so hopefully it will appear in Pathé cinemas in the Netherlands, we'd better keep an eye out for this Ramon, it probably won't show long and I'd love the see these shots on a large cinema screen!
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Re: Your favourite aviation movie?
« Reply #25 on: July 29, 2005, 09:39:09 PM »
Just Military Aviation or general?  For the fighter jocks out there:  Top gun.  But my wife brought home a little movie made by a flight attendant called "The Aviary"  which I'd rank high up there.  It's about comercial aviation (can you guess what I do?)  and it was made on a shoestring, but it's pretty good.  I wouldn't say my favorite, but thought I'd mention it, since it's a little film.  Some great shots in the air, no idea how they did it.  I bought the dvd for a friend at http://theaviarymovie.com  I highly recommend it.

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Re: Your favourite aviation movie?
« Reply #26 on: July 30, 2005, 09:07:25 PM »
Just Military Aviation or general?  For the fighter jocks out there:  Top gun.  But my wife brought home a little movie made by a flight attendant called "The Aviary"  which I'd rank high up there.  It's about comercial aviation (can you guess what I do?)  and it was made on a shoestring, but it's pretty good.  I wouldn't say my favorite, but thought I'd mention it, since it's a little film.  Some great shots in the air, no idea how they did it.  I bought the dvd for a friend at http://theaviarymovie.com  I highly recommend it.

So, i added "The Aviary" for you.
Thanks for the tip.  :D
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Re: Your favourite aviation movie?
« Reply #27 on: July 31, 2005, 01:37:06 AM »
I can't recall Firebirds, someone voted for it. What is it about? How good is it?

Aviary is not really my kind of movie, but if you say it is good I believe you, and when it shows on TV I will try to watch it.

Just thought of another one, although its aviation part is limited, Broken Arrow. Or did someone mention that earlier on? Not my favorite, actually think it is one of the worst action/thriller movies in which John Travolta took part.

I really think Tony Scott should make another fighterjet/air combat movie, without making it a Top Gun part 2 of course! I love his films.
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Re: Your favourite aviation movie?
« Reply #28 on: July 31, 2005, 11:20:07 AM »
Firebirds is about helicopters, the apache. Dont remember who starred in it. They are training and then fight it out with colombian druglords. Bit of a "Top Gun" but with helicopters. Better then most B-movies out there..
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Re: Your favourite aviation movie?
« Reply #29 on: August 03, 2005, 12:30:33 PM »
Doesn't Firebirds have a Swedish design aircraft in there? I vaguely remember the jet that the drug lords use... was that a Draken? The stunts they do in the Apaches are a bit unrealistic, but hey: its Hollywood of course

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Re: Your favourite aviation movie?
« Reply #30 on: August 03, 2005, 03:00:44 PM »
According to IMDB trivia, they were indeed Drakens.
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Re: Your favourite aviation movie?
« Reply #31 on: August 03, 2005, 07:31:26 PM »
So, i added "The Aviary" for you.
Thanks for the tip.  :D

Thanks for adding it.  I saw some good ones on your list that I'll check out.

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Re: Your favourite aviation movie?
« Reply #32 on: August 07, 2005, 06:16:23 PM »
Yupp, it sure is the J35 Draken in the movie "Firebirds.  I actually forgot that part of the movie.  ;D

By the way, does anyone know where you can get hold of cool aviationclips or movies of airshows?
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Re: Your favourite aviation movie?
« Reply #33 on: October 22, 2005, 11:36:10 PM »
Top gun is the best ever!
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Re: Your favourite aviation movie?
« Reply #34 on: October 23, 2005, 01:16:36 PM »
Hi Guys,

Just want to let you know that this DVD came out.
The trailer is allready very impressive........... :o and movie is in cooperation with Boeing.

Link: http://www.fighterpilotfilm.com  :P
and is now also allready out on DVD: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000A2XB9K/milavia-20
Only have to know if I can play it in my DVD player, with all those "area's".

Best Regards, Ramon.  ;)
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Re: Your favourite aviation movie?
« Reply #35 on: October 23, 2005, 08:38:37 PM »
All i can say is that i want to get my hands on this movie.. 

Btw thanks for the tip Scorpion.  :D
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