Area 88: Act III - Burning Mirage

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Area 88: Act III - Burning Mirage movie poster.

Movie (1986)

Starring:
(Voice casting depending the country)

(Synopsis needed)


Note: This is an animated film. The aircraft shown in it are therefore not actual aircraft, however, where a reasonable depiction of an actual aircraft has been created, it has been identified as best as possible.


Northrop F-20A Tigershark

Acquired by Shin who was named for an air force captain at the time of relocation to a new area 88 base.

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With the Dassault Falcon 10.
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Grumman F-14 Tomcat

With only one crew ! (no Weapon System Operator on the rear seat)

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McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet

A Tomcat leading a Phantom and two Hornets.
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McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II

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Avoiding two Vympel R-23 missiles (known by NATO as AA-7 Apex) usually fired by Mig 23, not the Mig 21 !

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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Bis 'Fishbed'

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Douglas A-4 Skyhawk (late)

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Fully loaded with bombs ...

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... or taking off with missiles.

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IAI Kfir C.2

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Lockheed C-130H Hercules

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Fictional Aircraft

A single deck wide body (fuselage of trijet DC-10 ? Lockheed Tristar ? ... but without their engined tail) with the wing of a Boeing 747 ... of the fictitious Yamato Airlines.

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Reg. JA-8399 is worn by a Boeing 767-346 c/n 27313 but her first flight (20/09/1994) was years later this video (action is set in 1982 -calendar seen around 1h06-).

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But we read JA-8899 on the instrument panel.

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Cabin with 3x3 seats; a JAL DC-10 was with a 2x5x2 layout.

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Mitsubishi HSS-2 Sea King & Kawasaki Heavy Industries OH-6

Mitsubishi HSS-2 Sea King wearing Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (海上自衛隊, Kaijō Jieitai) colors.

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Republic F-105D Thunderchief

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Fairchild-Republic A-10A Thunderbolt II

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Hawker Siddeley Harrier

Unidentified variant of the Hawker Siddeley Harrier (first-generation Harriers without APEX and outrigger landing gear leg on the wingtip; so not a McDonnell Douglas AV-8B Harrier II) painted in grey like British Aerospace Sea Harrier.

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None of the Harrier variant got this hamp ...

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Bell Huey

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North American F-100C Super Sabre

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Dassault Falcon 10

Dassault Falcon 10 with fictitious registration RA-810 (RA- is for Russian Federation -unexistant actually- and should be follow by five digits).

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Northrop F-5

Two jet nozzles and no fairing at the fin's root, this is a Northrop F-5 not the F-20.

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McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30

McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 of Alitalia. This airline used eight airframes registered as I-DYN? and the screenshot is loosely showing I-DYME or I-DYNE Dante Alighieri.
Flight to Roissy CDG airport (Aéroport de Paris-Charles de Gaulle), France but footage only inside the airport terminal (have a look on the Discussion tab).

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