9VSPO From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 13946 times:
Quoting Jamesbuk (Reply 11): this is looking alot better without pierce brosnan!
As much as I thought he was a good Bond I'm glad he was replaced. There is an online campaign against Daniel Craig but I think it's wrong. I'm glad he's signed up for another couple as Bond. I reckon he will be good for the franchise.
Photopilot From Canada, joined Jul 2002, 2897 posts, RR: 18
Reply 18, posted (8 years 7 months 4 weeks 15 hours ago) and read 13831 times:
Got this email from friends.....
Subject: my name is Bond...
Pictures: James Bond Casino Royale modified Boeing 747-XXX on show ahead of movie première
By Justin Wastnage
The previously top-secret specially-modified former British Airways (BA) Boeing 747-200 that features in the forthcoming James Bond film Casino Royale has been shown to the public for the first time.
The aircraft, dubbed 747-XXX (which has had two fictional Hollywood registrations, N88892 and N9747P) has been used for filming since the beginning year of the Eon Productions / Sony Pictures Casino Royale, which features Daniel Craig as James Bond in his first mission as a "00" UK special agent. The filming has taken place at Dunsfold Park airfield outside London, which has also been transformed to replicate Miami airport at night for the movie.
The decommissioned 747-200 (formerly G-BDXJ) has been transformed with the two outer engines replaced with outboard wing tanks, while the inner engines have been replaced with mocked-up dual pylon-mounted engine pods under each wing near similar to those initially on the Boeing B-47 Stratojet.
Visitors at this weekend's vintage car and air show, Wings & Wheels, were treated to the first public outing of the aircraft, as pictured below. Spectators described it as "very convincing" not least since its chevron exhaust fairings are very recent.