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Old 08-10-2006, 09:18 PM   #1
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Blue Thunder

Just ordered a copy on DVD from Amazon £4.35 inc postage

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Helicopter number: N77GH
Jet turbine engine with boost capability, enabling 360° loops
Heat sensing infra-red filter for night vision
Closed circuit TV-camera with a 100:1 zoom-lens
¾" code-numbered video-system; the tapes can be erased on signal
Wide-band scanner
"Whisper Mode" for silent flights
Three TV-monitors. The center monitor is connected to a vast array of data-banks
Twin long-range, high-sensitivity shotgun microphones
Cabin microphone; records cockpit conversations
A Harrison helmet-mounted fire control/targeting system
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Old 08-10-2006, 09:31 PM   #2
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Thats was back in the days before airwolf, good times!!!
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Old 08-10-2006, 09:39 PM   #3
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Blue Thunder the TV series!!!
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High tower was in blue thunder dude
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Old 08-10-2006, 09:51 PM   #5
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Airwolf kicked Blue Thunder's arse!
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Airwolf didn't have wisper mode dude
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Old 08-10-2006, 10:09 PM   #7
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Airwolf kicked Blue Thunder's arse!
Airwolf wasn't real dude!!!
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Old 08-10-2006, 10:12 PM   #8
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really mate? not arf!
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Old 08-10-2006, 10:17 PM   #9
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helecopter-tastic mate!!!
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In what way was blue thunder more real than airwolf?

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Yes it did.

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Old 08-10-2006, 10:58 PM   #12
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In what way was blue thunder more real than airwolf?
There was a film of Blue Thunder!!!
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Old 09-10-2006, 04:40 PM   #14
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airwolf is still on bravo where is blue thunder that says it all.
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Old 09-10-2006, 04:57 PM   #15
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Airwolf also had Jan Michael Vincent & Barry Van Dyke in it.

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Old 09-10-2006, 05:13 PM   #16
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matt why not add a poll to settle this?
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Old 09-10-2006, 05:15 PM   #17
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bunch of losers!
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Old 09-10-2006, 05:20 PM   #18
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I know this is all a bit sad innit jon, I feel i have to redeem myself by informing you that I'm off to watch disk 2 from my newley recieved:

"A-Team Season 2" DVD boxset.

that settles it, I'm cooler than the rest of you!
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Old 09-10-2006, 05:23 PM   #19
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There is no poll - airwolf was clearly the superior aircraft in every respect, both as the supposed super chopper, and as the actual aircraft they used in the film.

For sure, someone is gonna say a gazelle is better than a bell 222, but in blue thunder the "prop" cockpit etc added so much weight it couldn't perform many stunts, whereas in airwolf, most of the stunts were done with real aircraft in the air, making some of the best heli footage ever.

Sadly the helicopter used for airwolf ultimately crashed while working as (I think) an air ambulance, however all of the airwolf body panels are FAA approved and still in existence - so another airwolf could crop up again.

55 episodes (series 1&2 only - 3 & 4 don't count) of airwolf is much better than 1 naff B rated film.



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Old 09-10-2006, 05:24 PM   #20
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I'd still quite like a BA van.

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