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Aircraft In "Where Eagle's Dare"?

Tue Aug 28, 2012 11:18 am

Does anybody know which aircraft was used in the film "Where Eagle's Dare"?
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RE: Aircraft In "Where Eagle's Dare"?

Fri Aug 31, 2012 5:54 am

The paratroop scene airplane is a Junkers Ju 52 (I'm not sure of which model, though).

Looks like Messerschmitt Bf 109s are used at one point on the ground.

The helicopter is apparently: "The helicopter is a modified Bell 47-G with Bell-Hiller mixing and a flybar for the control system. Easy to fly and very stable. Helicopters similar to this first came out in Germany in 1944-45. The Germans were 25-years ahead of the rest of the world in aerospace, resulting in OPERATION PAPERCLIP at the close of the war in 1945-46. Soon followed a HUGE leap in American jet and rocket science and technology. The best mathematischens were also German." per Beamshipcaptain on YouTube.

That's all the planes I could see using ready available internet footage.
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RE: Aircraft In "Where Eagle's Dare"?

Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:12 pm

Quoting rahulrahul (Thread starter):
Does anybody know which aircraft was used in the film "Where Eagle's Dare"?

Junkers Ju-52/3mg4e.

Bell 47G.

North American T-6 Texan.

No Bf-109s were hurt in this movie. No Bf-109s were in the movie.
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