Wednesday, 28 March 2018

Kill 'Em All

KILL ’EM ALL (aka: Kill’em All, 2017)

This mystery drama about revenge stars Jean-Claude Van Damme.

in the first sequence, an AW-109 appears, briefly, with L.A.P.D. markings. It’s also seen again in a flashback.     

Sunday, 25 March 2018



This sci-fi adventure is a disaster movie directed by Dean Devlin.

During the montage of news clips, a red Super Puma on a rescue flight appears briefly in the Madrid heat-wave scene.

After the car chase, an Orlando police AS-350 helicopter lands near the highway exit from the city. 

This A-Star chopper flies the US President to Cape Canaveral.  

Friday, 23 March 2018

Baby Driver


This heist movie, about a young getaway driver, is like a series of music videos.

After a bank robbery, an AS-350B2 A-Star flies above the first car chase.

Later, the Atlanta police helicopter is unidentifiable as it hovers in the night sky above a house.

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Transformers: The Last Knight


This sci-fi adventure sequel features several military helicopters, usually in very fast-moving action scenes.

In the Namibian sequence an MD 500E takes off from a base camp on the west African shore.

There are Black Hawk, Pave Hawk, and Sea Hawk flights on various locations, over desert, ocean, warships, and military bases.

An Apache Longbow escorts a military convoy and circles over the hero’s scrap-yard in Texas.

An AS-355 TwinStar gunship flies over London, and two Black Hawks land near Stonehenge.

Climactic rotary action includes Ospreys, with a sci-fi variant, that drop from a giant alien spaceship to launch an attack on the invader’s rogue planet.

However, during the raid, the Ospreys crash-land on an island in the sky.

Behind-the-scenes: director Michael Bay, with camera-man and A-Star camera-ship.

Saturday, 17 March 2018

Final Recall

FINAL RECALL (aka: The Recall, 2017)

This sci-fi horror movie includes an ironic scene where the approach of a UFO in the night sky is mistaken for a rescue helicopter coming to save the heroes.

After the alien mother-ship leaves Earth, a pair of Black Hawks appear on a TV screen in the military command bunker.

Wednesday, 14 March 2018


CHIPS (2017)

A big screen remake of a 1970s TV show, this comedy movie is about two California highway patrolmen.

A police AS-350 attends a robbery scene, where a co-pilot jumps from the low-hovering A-Star and hits the ground in a car park.

Later, the same ‘Eagle Six’ chopper arrives near a road bridge where crooks escape on motorbikes.

Following another chase, the A-Star lands at a crime scene on a bridge to medevac an injured cop.

Friday, 9 March 2018


REVOLT (2017)

This sci-fi actioner is about an invasion by alien robots.

It begins with a freeze frame of an MH-60 Pave Hawk in rural Kenya. 

In a special effects scene, the military helicopter spins out of control, crashing and exploding (off screen) behind a building.

Thursday, 8 March 2018

War For The Planet Of The Apes


In the climactic battle, a squadron of AH-64 Apache Longbow helicopters spearhead the attack on a mountain fort. 

One Apache chopper is shot down by machine-gun fire.  

Tuesday, 6 March 2018


LOGAN (2017) 

In this futuristic sequel adventure for superhero Wolverine, there’s a Eurocopter AS-350 A-Star used by the villains to help a scientist (Richard E. Grant) track down some fugitive heroes.  

Sunday, 4 March 2018

Beyond Skyline


This sci-fi action horror movie is a sequel to Skyline (2010).

When the aliens star-ships invade L.A. harbour, three Seahawk helicopters are destroyed in mid-air when zapped by a powerful weapon.