British shoot ’em up against military robots, this
low-budget actioner boasts twin co-axial rotor-craft as troop transports like a
futuristic Osprey copter, with articulated legs for VTOL anywhere. This vehicle is
used to fly a small team on a training mission to an island battle zone.
are twin-rotor mini-drones, deployed for surveillance in the woods, that flap
around the soldiers. At the movie’s end, the big transport flight returns to
This action-packed sequel by Roel Reine is a tribute movie
to John Woo, maker of the original Hard
Target (1993). The movie features a Eurocopter EC-135P-2 as the villain’s helicopter, that hovers above the penthouse of a tower block in Bangkok, before flying the hero to a military
camp in the jungle.
In the climax, the EC-135 returns with gun-men aboard,
tracking the hero’s stolen speedboat down the River Kwai. After some low-flying
stunts, the helicopter drops off some bad guys on a bridge at the border.
This Asian actioner features a red Bell 429 GlobalRanger
landing next to a Eurocopter EC-135, that’s parked in a jungle clearing with
another EC-135, and a yellow AS-350B3e A-Star. The movie also includes a mini-copter
drone spying on street activity.
Later, there’s a flying stunt with a man dangling on a rope
from the A-Star swooping over the jungle.
The climactic assault begins with the GlobalRanger and two
EC-135 choppers, taking off with police troops aboard on a mission to capture the
429 and the A-Star are used to pick-up the heroes, while the yellow EC-135 helicopter
is tracking a speed-boat chase.
The chopper swoops down to drop a rope and
hoist up the heroes, and the injured villain, but enemy gunfire forces it to withdraw
from the scene before the rescue is complete.
This sci-fi thriller includes a sequence with the villain’s
team of mercenaries airborne in a futuristic gunship (digital visual effects) flying
to attack the heroine’s ambulance van on the night streets of WashingtonD.C.
This sci-fi action movie, about virtual war-games, has a Mil
Mi-24 Hind (in a digital visual effects scene) that flies by the upper floors of a building, and
then turns away to cruise over the ruined city.
The helicopter gunship re-appears
hovering just outside a window. Later, helicopter wreckage is found by the gamers just outside
Made in the UK,
this Hollywood sci-fi action thriller features an Agusta Westland AW-109E Power
(G-EMHC) flying a convict (Kevin Costner) from prison to an RAF base in Dover.
Later, there are two Westland Apache gunships on patrol over
another British city.
The spy chief (Gary Oldman) takes a Eurocopter AS-355
TwinStar (G-XLLL from Excel charter) flight over London to follow a van-load of Russian agents,
and the helicopter lands in the grounds of a university.
This Twin-Star takes off again to pursue the hero who is
driving a stolen ambulance to a small air-field for the final shoot-out.
This sci-fi horror begins with a montage of apocalyptic
scenes that include a pair of Black Hawk gunships and two Mil Mi-24 Hind
choppers in brief CGI shots of aerial combat against swarms of flying
There’s also a couple of U.N. helicopters, a Russian Mil Mi-17 Hip
transport and a Bell 212 Twin Huey, in a brief stock-footage shot.