L-188 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 30267 posts, RR: 57
Reply 8, posted (14 years 10 months 1 week 2 days 4 hours ago) and read 2328 times:
Well guys it looks like my attempt at trivia is a bust this time....
Any thoughts about making it a multiple choice next time.
Anyway here are the answers:
1. From the movie Always.
Richard Dryfuss flew tanker 57. What type of A/C was tanker 57.
A Douglas B-26(or A-26 if you prefer) converted for Firefighting
2. From The movie Those magnificent men and their flying machines
The American team fly a "Wright Biplane". In reality it was a reproduction of what type
A Bristol Boxkite....circa 1911
3. From the movie Midway
What type of Aircraft did Charlton Heston fly?
A Douglas SBD Dauntlass
4. From the movie The Great Escape
What type aircraft did James Garner attempt to fly out of Germany with?
A Bucker BV-181 Bestmann The fixed gear is the givaway
5. From the movie Airport
What airline did George Kennedy(Joe Patroni) work for?
TWA The fictional airline that was featured in the movie was Trans Global
6. From the movie High Road to China
What type aircraft did Tom Selleck fly?
Tiger Moth Another one of the close answers
7. From the movie Good Morning Vietnam
Robin Williams flew into Nam on a DC-8 operated by ___________
8 and 9 from the movie Air America
Robert Downey Jr crashed a ________ Into a ___________
8 Pilatus PC-6 Turbine Porter
9 Fairchild C-123K
10. From the Movie Top Gun
Viper flew what type Aircraft
Viper (played by Tom Skerritt) flew the A-4 I suppose that techincally we could say that he was also qualified in the F-14 because he offered to be Mavericks back seater after Goose was killed. But he never flew it in the film
For those of you who took guesses I hope you had fun and thanks for participating.
OBAMA-WORST PRESIDENT EVER....Even SKOORB would be better.
Fightingfalcon From Switzerland, joined Feb 2001, 787 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (14 years 10 months 1 week 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 2309 times:
I don't know one of these movies, except Top Gun, which I've heard of, but I don't know it.
About Top Gun I thought they're flying Tomcats, but now I see USAFHummer saying A-4. I don't know, as said above I didn't see this movie.