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French title : Firefox, l'arme absolue
Clint Eastwood (Mitchell Gant)
Freddie Jones (Kenneth Aubrey)
David Huffman (Captain Buckholz)
Warren Clarke (Pavel Upenskoy)
Ronald Lacey (Semelovsky)
Kenneth Colley (Colonel Kontarsky)
Firefox is based on the novel by the same name by Craig Thomas. The main aircraft in this movie is a fictional MiG-31, code name "Firefox". The cockpit scenes used for the MiG were shots from a F4 Phantom and a T-38 Talon.
- 1 Sud-Aviation SA 341G Gazelle (Modified)
- 2 Mig-31 Firefox
- 3 North American T-6 Texan
- 4 Northrop T-38 Talon
- 5 Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter
- 6 Sikorsky HH-53 Super Jolly Green Giant
- 7 McDonnell Douglas F-4 C Phantom II
- 8 Republic F-105D Thunderchief
- 9 General Dynamics F-111 Aardvark
- 10 Mil Mi-24 Hind
- 11 Boeing 727
- 12 Tupolev Tu-16
- 13 russian refueler
- 14 Lavochkin S-75 Dvina
- 15 various aeronautical equipment : air to air missile
- 16 See also
Close-up on the crew of the 'Hind' used in fact the Blue Thunder cockpit. Look at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft page, helicopter section.
A radio control model with the general lines of the Hind.
A false Hind A (a modified Bell 222 RC model) taking off from the BELKNAP-class of guided missile cruisers.
A Boeing B727 is playing the Tu-154; close-up shows aircraft's body with red 'Aeroflot'.
NATO code name : SA-2 Guideline.
From a Vietnam war footage.
various aeronautical equipment : air to air missile
The Firefox has several missiles of general appearence of AA-6 Acrid but neverless fictionnal (the forward control fins are slighty different).