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User currently offlinePlanespotterx From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 23 hours ago) and read 7755 times:

I understand the scenes of JP are set in Hawaii, in the first film there was the great scene with the chopper (Dauphin i think) flying along Hawaii's coast, then preceeded by the vertical drop to the helipad.
Is the Helipad an actual real-life pad, or did they just mock one up for the film.
If it is a real pad, where in FS2002 can I find it, or is there a add-on for it.
Also in JP3 theres the airfield, does anyone know where that is too.
thanks.

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User currently offlineATCT From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 2223 posts, RR: 39
Reply 1, posted (10 years 3 months 1 week 19 hours ago) and read 7717 times:

Well for a chopper update it was either a Sikorsky S-76 or an Agusta A-109, my memory is faling me, definitely not a dauphin. Anywho not sure where the pad was actually located, but If i find a random pad in FS i'll let ya know.

ATCT



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User currently offlineOceanic From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 131 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (5 years 4 months 3 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 7506 times:

It was an Augusta A109

User currently offlineUH60FtRucker From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (5 years 4 months 2 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 7459 times:

Yeah it's not a real location. They went on location to one of Hawaii's more famous waterfalls, Manawaiopuna Falls, on Kauai. I've been there a few times and it's actually a set of multiple falls, Manawaiopuna being the tallest. There is a trail and clearing along the valley that leads up to the massive falls. There is no real helipad.

They constructed a temporary one for the film shoot. Thank god too, because Hawaii is already overly humanized for easy tourist access.  

-UH60

[Edited 2008-12-01 05:15:05]

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