Classic 1930/40’s Allied Military Transport / Airliner

The Douglas C-47 Skytrain or Dakota (RAF designation) is a military transport aircraft developed from the civilian Douglas DC-3 airliner. It was used extensively by the Allies during World War II as both a cargo and parachute aircraft. Made most famous for its contribution to the D Day landings and Arnhem.

This is a hugely expensive, all metal, build of the complete cabin area. In addition it has stubby wings attached that can be seen from the numerous side windows. The detail and quality is quite something. Although it will floor sit it was actually designed to go up on a gimbal, the mount of which we still have. We could easily remove the parachute seating and change the interior into a cargo config. Really amazing.

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Our 737 cockpit on a gimbal in Germany. Ready for a week of fun… #boeing737 #airlinerfilming #airlinerset https://t.co/KPztALL8gD

about 22 hours ago

Perhaps one of our most challenging set builds! At least it stays clean.. #ukfilm #airlinerset #airlinershoot https://t.co/dtjOvrRqf1

12th April 2022

Anyone fancy an An-2 project, or 9.. #an2 #barnfind https://t.co/11Rz7o20wA

9th April 2022

Typical painter, what an arse… #ukfilm #washablepaint https://t.co/sLYHOOyH3r

8th April 2022

Proper sized paint shop, proper sized plane on its way… #ukfilm https://t.co/6VyYKVPui5

8th April 2022

So this is fun, building submersible sets! Reminds me of school days, no point saying you’ve forgotten your trunks Dan, you’re going in regardless.. #ukfilm #airlinerfilmset #setbuild https://t.co/3CbY7GWrRi

6th April 2022

Sorry to divert, I know you’re here for the flying stuff, but.. New fleet addition, ‘66 Ducati! #airfieldhack #actionvehicle #ducati https://t.co/0z9bNza4O4

4th April 2022

Dauphin goes out the door. Will have to wait to show you the full scheme!! Coming to a big screen near you soon.. #ukfilm #helicopterbuck #helicopterfilm https://t.co/jai7dWHEOE

4th April 2022

That’s an airpark home, that’s a BBQ and that’s a Cub being pushed out into a warm sunset. Just sayin.. #atlanta #shootusa https://t.co/MhjytJ4ujk

30th March 2022

Carlsberg don’t do guest accommodation, but if they did… #atlanta #shootusa https://t.co/hgAS1QDguY

30th March 2022

What a treat, G-IBIG at Battersea with the big boys.. Thank you ⁦@HelicentreUK⁩ ⁦@dauphinskyhttps://t.co/FLhIHPimK7

23rd March 2022

In the workshop both the Dauphin and the Airbus cockpit are up on their own wheels. Some paint starting to go on the former.. #setbuild #ukfilm #actionvehicle #cockpitfilming #helicopterfilming https://t.co/6P3PKPFqUz

21st March 2022

Filming on/in/around Airliners. The most common request we receive is that of a production wishing to film inside an airliner. Be that…
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Published 03.01.2012 by simon

It's often the case that a production will wish to change the appearance of an aircraft to be used in…
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Published 17.09.2011 by simon