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Easyjet On The Dark Knight Rises?  
User currently offlineACES320 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 393 posts, RR: 1
Posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 10284 times:

I had the chance to attend an IMAX screening of "The Dark Knight Rises" over the weekend. One of the sequences, may be 2/3 into the movie involves an airport scene. Selina Kyles (AKA Catwoman) is departing Gotham city. She walks past a Delta desk. Then in a very short and fast paced panning of the camera along the waiting room I spotted across the terminal glass structures what it appeared to be an aircraft tailfin with an easyJet logo. As I said the shot was really short and speedy so there was no time for me to double check before the next shot came along. Any other a.netters here who have managed to spot this goof? The right topic for that strain of a.netters who are both Film Geeks and aircraft spotters


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User currently offlineFWAERJ From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 3739 posts, RR: 2
Reply 1, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 5 hours ago) and read 10281 times:

IIRC, "Gotham City Airport" is actually STN, which is why you see U2 and FR planes on the tarmac.


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User currently offlineLuftyMatt From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2009, 428 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 10146 times:

Quoting ACES320 (Thread starter):

Ha yeah good spot  
I remember in the first Daniel Craig Bond film; Casino Royale, there's a scene with a chase sequence set at MIA airport. It's clearly been shot at PRG though, with all the Travel Service and CSA aircraft around.



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User currently offlinemhodgson From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2002, 5047 posts, RR: 25
Reply 3, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 10042 times:

According to IMDB (http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1345836/locations), the location is actually INV - which would explain the easyJet aircraft, though I wasn't aware DL flew there!  


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User currently offlinetimboflier215 From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 1336 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 10008 times:

On another note, does anyone know which Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante was used in the sequence at the start of the film?

User currently offlineACES320 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 393 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 9844 times:

Quoting FWAERJ (Reply 1):

Indeed. Filming took place at Stansted on the 11th June 2011. But can anybody else confirm having seen it too? I had nanoseconds before I realised what I think I saw.

Quoting LuftyMatt (Reply 2):

That was "Product Placement". PRG played for MIA but also Virgin placed its product there, same way as Omega places a watch and a piece of dialog, and Aston Martin lends a full fleet of DSB just for publicity. Conversely this is a goof. It was not supossed to be there in the first place. This logo tailgin escaped the chop during edition and for whatever reason it was not deleted digitally either. In cinema jargon is called a "revealing mistake".

Quoting mhodgson (Reply 3):

No. The Inverness sequence is the opening flying sequence. You can see the Highlands and the North Sea in the background. The ground sequence of the same opening was filmed in former RAF Cardington East of Cranfield Airport EGTC. Cardington was a former Royal Air Force airship hangars base. They can be seen when the Jetstream(?) is parked in the middle of the countryside. The IMDB has not been updated with the Stanted entry... (yet)

[Edited 2012-07-23 12:15:20]


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User currently offlineACES320 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 393 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (2 years 1 month 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 9805 times:

Quoting LuftyMatt (Reply 2):
Ha yeah good spot

Thanks



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User currently offlineInitious From Singapore, joined Dec 2008, 1060 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (2 years 1 month 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 9091 times:

Quoting timboflier215 (Reply 4):
On another note, does anyone know which Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante was used in the sequence at the start of the film?

I think this is what you're looking for -


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Photo © Gary Shephard



Took down the regs of both the EMB 110 and C130 (N121TG) during the movie, true av geek style.  



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User currently offlineBthebest From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2008, 506 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (2 years 1 month 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 8962 times:

If anyone can get any screenshots (probably have to wait till DVD) would be useful to add them to this site - www.impdb.org. For now, just adding registration info would still be useful.

User currently offlinegc2 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2008, 53 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (2 years 1 month 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 8962 times:

Indeed there were some scenes filmed at STN. I narrowly missed out on helping on the day (I work in Ops there) but I couldn't make it...gutted.

United 93 was also filmed there. The security post was filmed just before the domestic link bridge to Sat 2.


User currently offlineACES320 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 393 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (2 years 1 month 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 8846 times:

And may be the C130 is this:


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Photo © Agustin Anaya



Right the same livery. The Embraer was painted in a non-reflective gray for this stunt



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User currently offlinebueb0g From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2010, 642 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (2 years 1 month 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 6852 times:

Yeah, noticed this - on the next shot there were two Ryanair 737's taxying for takeoff.


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User currently offlineviscount630 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2005, 236 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (2 years 1 month 6 days 5 hours ago) and read 6467 times:
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Quoting mhodgson (Reply 3):
though I wasn't aware DL flew there!

"Product Placement"??      



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User currently offlineACES320 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 393 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (2 years 1 month 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 6178 times:

Quoting viscount630 (Reply 12):
Quoting mhodgson (Reply 3):
though I wasn't aware DL flew there!

"Product Placement"??

Delta's definitely Product Placement; easyJet's just a free ride. The Dark Knight was mostly shot in Chicago. The Dark Knight Rises was mainly New York or Pittsburgh. It may be the case that being Gotham New York's alter ego Delta thought it appropriate to appear as NYC de facto airline. There is a parallel tread on a.net mentioning AA role in The Bourne Legacy



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User currently offlineACES320 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 393 posts, RR: 1
Reply 14, posted (2 years 1 month 5 days 15 hours ago) and read 5952 times:

is it possible to tell if this is an easyJet A-319 or 320?



"Yeah, noticed this - on the next shot there were two Ryanair 737's taxying for takeoff"

I missed on those but considering that Stansted is Ryanair main base it is most than likely that is the case.



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User currently offlinetimboflier215 From United Kingdom, joined May 2005, 1336 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (2 years 1 month 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 5657 times:

Quoting Initious (Reply 7):
I think this is what you're looking for -

That's it - thanks very much!


User currently offlineeljonno From Australia, joined Sep 2008, 170 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (2 years 1 month 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 5460 times:

I'm off to Plymouth on Saturday to see it in IMAX (or the VUE cinemas equivalent anyway...) Shall be watching out for this!

User currently offlineACES320 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 393 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (2 years 1 month 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 5255 times:

Quoting timboflier215 (Reply 15):
Quoting Initious (Reply 7):
I think this is what you're looking for -

That's it - thanks very much!

Can in theory a C130 pull a Bandeirantes like that? Obviously increased drag would disintegrate the Bandeirantes fuselage but the full stunt... would it be feasible?



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User currently offlinegarpd From UK - Scotland, joined Aug 2005, 2649 posts, RR: 4
Reply 18, posted (2 years 1 month 4 days 13 hours ago) and read 5235 times:

Quoting ACES320 (Reply 17):
Can in theory a C130 pull a Bandeirantes like that? Obviously increased drag would disintegrate the Bandeirantes fuselage but the full stunt... would it be feasible?

It's Bandeirante no s dude   Unless you're talking in the plural.

I saw it last night and I must admit, the same question popped into my head also.
I loved the "flutter" effect on the tail plane and wings... exactly as one would expect.

My gut tells me the sudden drag would cause big problems for the Herc, to say nothing of the sudden extreme aft of CG weight shift.



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User currently offlineACES320 From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2004, 393 posts, RR: 1
Reply 19, posted (2 years 1 month 4 days 1 hour ago) and read 4983 times:

Quoting garpd (Reply 18):
It's Bandeirante no s dude Unless you're talking in the plural

Sorry there is a TV channel in Brazil called that. I stand corrected.

Quoting garpd (Reply 18):
I saw it last night and I must admit, the same question popped into my head also.
I loved the "flutter" effect on the tail plane and wings... exactly as one would expect.

My gut tells me the sudden drag would cause big problems for the Herc, to say nothing of the sudden extreme aft of CG weight shift

The Hercules semt quite steady with the extra drag and weight. I know the Bandeirante was a CGI

Was not this the same Hercules that pulled the harness of the Cape Crusader away from one of Hong Kong towers in The Dark Knight. The stunt looks closely similar



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