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[[Image:Red_Tails_Poster.jpg|thumb|right|350px|none|''Red Tails'' theatrical movie poster.]]
 
[[Image:Red_Tails_Poster.jpg|thumb|right|350px|none|''Red Tails'' theatrical movie poster.]]
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<b>Movie (2012)</b><br>
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Quebec title : <b>L'Escadron Red Tails<br></b>
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== [[:Category: Curtiss P-40 Warhawk| Curtiss P-40 Warhawk]] ==
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== [[:Category: Curtiss P-40 Warhawk| Curtiss P-40 Warhawk]] ==
 
Flown by the Tuskeegee Airmen during the first half of the movie. The CGI and mock-up planes are the P-40E whereas the real planes seen in the movie are P-40N. The latter was also used as a stand-in for the P-40E in the movie Pearl Harbor.
 
Flown by the Tuskeegee Airmen during the first half of the movie. The CGI and mock-up planes are the P-40E whereas the real planes seen in the movie are P-40N. The latter was also used as a stand-in for the P-40E in the movie Pearl Harbor.
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[[Image:RT P-40 0h3mn53.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[Image:RT P-40 0h11mn15.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
== [[:Category: North American P-51 Mustang| North American P-51C Mustang]] ==
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== [[:Category: North American P-51 Mustang| North American P-51C Mustang]] ==
 
Seen during the opening battle used as fighter escort for the B-17s.
 
Seen during the opening battle used as fighter escort for the B-17s.
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[[Image:RT P-51C 0h0mn28.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[Image:RT P-51C 0h0mn34.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
== [[:Category: North American P-51 Mustang| North American P-51D Mustang]] ==
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== [[:Category: North American P-51 Mustang| North American P-51D Mustang]] ==
 
Resquested by Colonel Bullard and used during the second half of the movie as the replacement for the older P-40s.
 
Resquested by Colonel Bullard and used during the second half of the movie as the replacement for the older P-40s.
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[[Image:RT P-51D 1h54mn.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
== [[:Category:Messerschmitt Bf 109|Messerschmitt Bf 109]] ==
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== [[:Category: Messerschmitt Bf 109|Messerschmitt Bf 109 G]] ==
 
Used throughout the whole movie by the German Luftwaffe.
 
Used throughout the whole movie by the German Luftwaffe.
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[[Image:RT Bf109G6-R6 0h35mn50.JPG|thumb|500px|none|G-6 (or later model) with the Rüstsätze R6 (20 mm cannon underwing gondola).]]
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[[Image:RT Bf109G6-R6 0h34mn44.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
== [[:Category:Messerschmitt Me 262 | Messerschmitt Me 262 Swalbe ]] ==
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== [[:Category: Junkers Ju 87 Stuka | Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka]] ==  
Used by the Luftwaffe during the final battle. The ME-262 was never used in such large numbers as seen in the movie.
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[[Image:RedTails_Ju-87B.png|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
== [[:Category:Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress| Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress]] ==
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== Various Aircraft (Identification Chart) ==
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[[Image:RedTails_Id-chart.png|thumb|500px|none|]]
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== [[:Category: Messerschmitt Me 262 | Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe ]] ==
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Used by the Luftwaffe during the final battle. The Me 262 was never used in such large numbers as seen in the movie.
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[[Image:RT Me-262 1h48mn56.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[Image:RT Me-262 1h47mn34.JPG|thumb|500px|none|The four 30mm cannon of the Schwalbe in action during a face to face fighting. The american pilot is several times hit by these deadly weapons but doesn't died !]]
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== [[:Category: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress| Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress]] ==
 
Seen in several shots.
 
Seen in several shots.
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[[Image:RT B-17F 0h00mn49.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[Image:RT B-17 1h06mn45.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
== [[:Category:Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress| Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress]] ==
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== [[:Category: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress| Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress]] ==
 
Most B-17s are the G-Model. They are seen camouflaged, but also in a bright aluminum-finish.
 
Most B-17s are the G-Model. They are seen camouflaged, but also in a bright aluminum-finish.
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[[Image:RT B-17G 1h42mn47.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[Image:RT B-17G 1h43mn44.JPG|thumb|500px|none|Worn a mix of 2nd Bombardment Group and 99th Bombardment Group tail  code.]]
  
== [[:Category:Douglas C-47 Skytrain|Douglas C-47 Skytrain]] ==
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== [[:Category: Douglas C-47 Skytrain|Douglas C-47 Skytrain]] ==
Seen at the Ramitelli base.
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On the left.
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[[Image:RedTails_C-47.png|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
  
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* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0485985 Red Tails at IMDb]
 
* [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0485985 Red Tails at IMDb]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Tails Red Tails at Wikipedia]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Tails Red Tails at Wikipedia]
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* [http://www.imcdb.org/movie.php?id=485985 Red Tails at IMDb]
  
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[[Category: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress]]
 
[[Category: Curtiss P-40 Warhawk]]   
 
[[Category: Curtiss P-40 Warhawk]]   
[[Category: North American P-51 Mustang]]
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[[Category: Douglas C-47 Skytrain]]
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[[Category: Junkers Ju 87 Stuka]]  
 
[[Category: Messerschmitt Bf 109]]
 
[[Category: Messerschmitt Bf 109]]
 
[[Category: Messerschmitt Me 262]]
 
[[Category: Messerschmitt Me 262]]
[[Category: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress]]
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[[Category: North American P-51 Mustang]]
[[Category: Douglas C-47 Skytrain]]
 

Latest revision as of 16:42, 19 April 2019

Red Tails theatrical movie poster.

Movie (2012)
Quebec title : L'Escadron Red Tails

Starring:
Nate Parker (Capt. Marty 'Easy' Julian)
David Oyelowo (1st Lt. Joe 'Lightning' Little)
Cuba Gooding Jr. (Maj. Emanuel Stance)
Terrence Howard (Col. A. J. Bullard)

(Synopsis needed)


Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

Flown by the Tuskeegee Airmen during the first half of the movie. The CGI and mock-up planes are the P-40E whereas the real planes seen in the movie are P-40N. The latter was also used as a stand-in for the P-40E in the movie Pearl Harbor.

RT P-40 0h3mn53.JPG
RT P-40 0h11mn15.JPG

North American P-51C Mustang

Seen during the opening battle used as fighter escort for the B-17s.

RT P-51C 0h0mn28.JPG
RT P-51C 0h0mn34.JPG

North American P-51D Mustang

Resquested by Colonel Bullard and used during the second half of the movie as the replacement for the older P-40s.

RT P-51D 1h54mn.JPG

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G

Used throughout the whole movie by the German Luftwaffe.

G-6 (or later model) with the Rüstsätze R6 (20 mm cannon underwing gondola).
RT Bf109G6-R6 0h34mn44.JPG

Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka

RedTails Ju-87B.png

Various Aircraft (Identification Chart)

RedTails Id-chart.png

Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe

Used by the Luftwaffe during the final battle. The Me 262 was never used in such large numbers as seen in the movie.

RT Me-262 1h48mn56.JPG
The four 30mm cannon of the Schwalbe in action during a face to face fighting. The american pilot is several times hit by these deadly weapons but doesn't died !

Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress

Seen in several shots.

RT B-17F 0h00mn49.JPG
RT B-17 1h06mn45.JPG

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress

Most B-17s are the G-Model. They are seen camouflaged, but also in a bright aluminum-finish.

RT B-17G 1h42mn47.JPG
Worn a mix of 2nd Bombardment Group and 99th Bombardment Group tail code.

Douglas C-47 Skytrain

On the left.

RedTails C-47.png


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