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Passenger 57 (1992)  
User currently offlineBENNETT123 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 7689 posts, RR: 3
Posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2673 times:


This film involves the hijacking of an L1011 operated by Atlantic International Airlines.

I think that it is 1004 N303EA in modified Rich International colours.

Can anyone confirm.

I would also be interested to know which Airport/Airfield was used.

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User currently offline727LOVER From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 6494 posts, RR: 20
Reply 1, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 2629 times:

Actually, it was N330EA....I AM POSITIVE!!!

although, N303EA was a Rich bird.

 Smile/happy/getting dizzy



Listen Betty, don't start up with your 'White Zone' s*** again.
User currently offlineBENNETT123 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 7689 posts, RR: 3
Reply 2, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 2529 times:


That is a surprise.

Thanks for setting me straight.


User currently offlineLeezyjet From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 4042 posts, RR: 53
Reply 3, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2507 times:

I just loved how there was all that space in the cargo hold to run around between the baggage containers - so realistic !!.

 Smile



"She Rolls, 45 knots, 90, 135, nose comes up to 20 degrees, she's airborne - She flies, Concorde Flies"
User currently offlineBENNETT123 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 7689 posts, RR: 3
Reply 4, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2500 times:

Leezyjet

Do'nt you love the way that one bullet breaks one windows and all hell lets loose.

Goldfinger has a lot to answer for.


User currently offlineLeezyjet From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2001, 4042 posts, RR: 53
Reply 5, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2484 times:

But if the a/c was pressurised and a bullet broke the window, then all hell would let loose - rapid de-compression !!.

 Smile




"She Rolls, 45 knots, 90, 135, nose comes up to 20 degrees, she's airborne - She flies, Concorde Flies"
User currently offlineBENNETT123 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 7689 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 14 hours ago) and read 2470 times:


Why did the door bulge in, before flying out. Was the air pressure outside more than the air pressure inside?.

If a bullet hole led to a passenger door flying off, what would fly off as a result of having lost the passenger door?.


User currently offlineOB1504 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 3391 posts, RR: 6
Reply 7, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2422 times:


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I'm proud to say that I've flown on her.  Smile Looked like any normal L1011 both on the inside and outside. I haven't seen the movie yet but want to, though.


User currently offlineCPDC10-30 From United Kingdom, joined Feb 2000, 4791 posts, RR: 23
Reply 8, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2383 times:

But if the a/c was pressurised and a bullet broke the window, then all hell would let loose - rapid de-compression !!.

You obviously haven't watched Myth Busters  Smile/happy/getting dizzy When they tried the experiment with the DC-9 the window cracked but didn't collapse. Would have been easially made it back to any airport. Great movie though  Smile/happy/getting dizzy


User currently offlineS12PPL From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 2372 times:

Really bad movie...anyone who hasn't seen it hasn't missed much...Just Wesley Snipes running around saving the day miraculously! Laugh out loud

User currently offlineSpacecadet From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 3630 posts, RR: 12
Reply 10, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 2288 times:

You obviously haven't watched Myth Busters

Ha, I was just about to mention that too. Pretty conclusively busted this myth. And it was funny, they mentioned US Marshals specifically but said "other Hollywood movies" had been guilty of the same type of scene.

They didn't prove explosive decompression can't happen - of course it can (and has), as they showed at the end of the episode in a dramatic demonstration the one dude called "somewhat disturbing" - they just proved that it wouldn't happen by shooting a bullet through either the window or the skin of the airplane. The hole has to be bigger than that. Airplanes are built to be pressurized repeatedly so they're very tough - we have a tendency to think a plane's skin (or window) will shatter once it's weakened by a bullet hole, but apparently they're built tough enough that they won't. And a tiny bullet hole will not allow pressure to escape fast enough for decompression to occur.



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User currently offlineAvObserver From United States of America, joined Apr 2002, 2472 posts, RR: 9
Reply 11, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2199 times:

"Really bad movie...anyone who hasn't seen it hasn't missed much...Just Wesley Snipes running around saving the day miraculously!"

Agreed, though Snipes was a suitably hip action-hero with his usual glib humor and Bruce Payne was a really good (or should I say bad) uber-villain who met a satisfying end when the plane decompressed. More forgettable was a pre-Hugh Grant Liz Hurley as one of Payne's hijackers. This film had to emphasize the racial motif regarding Snipes's character ("Always bet on BLACK!") but it was watchable, if not memorable.


User currently offlineDelta767300ER From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2562 posts, RR: 11
Reply 12, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 2191 times:

Near the beginning of the movie they are walking beside the Hyatt Regency at MCO and their is also footage inside the terminal as they depart from Gate 85. It is kind of ironic, the flight on the movie was supposed to be from MCO-LAX, and in 1997 I flew MCO-LAX from Gate 85.

-Delta767300ER


User currently offlineA340Spotter From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 1981 posts, RR: 24
Reply 13, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 2169 times:

Bennett123,

To answer the question that no one has yet, Sanford, FL SFB was where a lot of the action was filmed with the airliner.

Jeffrey



"Irregardless, it's a Cat III airplane, we don't need an alternate!"
User currently offlineBENNETT123 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2004, 7689 posts, RR: 3
Reply 14, posted (10 years 2 months 4 days 5 hours ago) and read 2049 times:

Thanks for that Jeffrey.

I think that the expression that Avobserver is looking for is easy watching.

Good fun if you do not think too hard.


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