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.




Friday, 6 April 2018

Lies We Tell

LIES WE TELL (2017)


This British crime drama includes a Bell 206L-3 LongRanger that lands in the grounds of a country mansion to pick-up a funeral coffin.

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Hitman's Bodyguard

THE HITMAN’S BODYGUARD (2017)

An AS-350 A-Star flies over London, where it provides air support for the security convoy to a small airport. 


A police EC-145 helicopter appears during a couple of scenes in Coventry, where the pilot spots the heroes on a roof-top.



After the bomb attack on The Hague court, an Agusta A-109K2 EMS flight is hijacked from a hospital heli-pad by armed villains. 



The killers fly to the international court, where the airborne gun-man shoots at the fleeing antihero.



The low-flying A-109 is shot down and it crashes on a roof-top.