Saturday, 5 May 2018

Spider-Man: Homecoming

SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (2017)

A US Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin flies past Stark tower in New York.


The young hero’s video of an Avengers battle (a flashback scene to Captain America: Civil War) includes an AS-350 parked at the airport.   


Later, a police AS-350 hovers around the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.



Spider-Man swings under the A-Star to break through a window near the top of the Monument.


A USCG Dolphin flies over the stricken ferry.


The movie’s chief villain, Vulture (played by Michael Keaton, a former Batman), has a back-pack of metal wings with enclosed fans for VTOL and hovering.


Sunday, 29 April 2018

Wolf Warrior 2

WOLF WARRIOR 2 (aka: Zhan lang II, 2017)

This Chinese action movie features a white Sikorsky S-76, with UN markings, that lands at a factory. 



Against her will, the hero puts a doctor aboard the helicopter.



However, the flight is shot down and there’s a spectacular crash sequence. The downed chopper is crushed by enemy tanks. 



Sunday, 22 April 2018

The Wall

THE WALL (2017)

This low-budget war drama, about a US soldier in Iraq, features a couple of Bell UH-1 rescue flights.


One medevac helicopter saves a wounded sniper.




However, the Huey is shot down and it crashes off-screen, although the wreckage is shown.


Thursday, 19 April 2018

The Saint

THE SAINT (2017)

This spy thriller is a TV movie made in 2013 but not released (as a tribute to the actor) until after Roger Moore’s death.


An AS-350 flying as a gunship attacks a crook’s suite at a hotel in San Diego.


The hero shoots back and the damaged helicopter drifts away trailing smoke.



After crashing off-screen, the wreckage explodes in the grounds of the resort but, in an error of continuity, the downed chopper is portrayed by a Bell 206 JetRanger. 


Monday, 16 April 2018

Guardians

GUARDIANS (aka: The Guardians, 2017) 

This Russian superheroes movie begins with a combat exercise for robots, where a tank is hacked by an enemy so it shoots down a Mil Mi-24 Hind gunship.



When he invades Moscow, the villain controls squadrons of Mil Mi-17 Hip and Mil Mi-26 Halo helicopters to air-lift a tower, stolen to help build a space beacon.



The slow convoy through the city is protected by Hind gunships.




Thursday, 12 April 2018

The Space Between Us

THE SPACE BETWEEN US (2017)

This movie is a sci-fi romance that features a Robinson R-44 Raven II, flying over the desert and searching for a missing boy from Mars.



Monday, 9 April 2018

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

KINGSMAN: THE GOLDEN CIRCLE (2017)

This spy-farce movie is a sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014).

The movie features a Black Hawk that lands briefly outside a church, where it drops off two agents for a rescue mission.



The villain’s AS-365 Dauphin soars over a mountain resort in Italy.


A couple of Pave Hawk patrol flights circle a stadium that’s used as a prison.


After the finale, the sky over New York has dozens of quad-copter drones flying to deliver the antidote to a poison.