Escape From New York
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aka : New York 1997
Kurt Russell (Snake Plissken)
Lee Van Cleef (Hauk)
Ernest Borgnine (Cabbie)
Isaac Hayes (The Duke)
1997 : Manhattan is a giant prison, cut from the rest of the world. Unfortunatly, the presidential aircraft fall down there and it's time to recover the First American. A convicted bank robber is sent in for a rescue mission.
A model based on the nose of a Boeing 707, the tail of a Convair 240 but with the jet engines put like a DC-9 and clean wings.
On the radar screen, the same aircraft is depicted like a Boeing 737 or so.
A derelic and scrapped aircraft acting as the crashed VC-137.
The instrument panel is highly irrealistic even for a glider of the next future of sixteen years !
A light aircraft is quickly seen towing the IAR glider.
On the right.
Instrument panel of a flying Bell UH-1B Iroqouis.