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Tobin & Rush
English title : Ace of Aces
Jean-Paul Belmondo (Jo Cavalier)
Marie-France Pisier (Gaby Delcourt)
Rachid Ferrache (Simon Rosenblum)
Frank Hoffmann (Gunther von Beckman)
Günter Meisner (Adolf Hitler / Angela Hitler)
In this action comedy the French boxer Jo Cavalier is charmed on the train to Berlin for the Olympics.
- 1 Stampe SV4 (modified) acting as Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5A
- 2 Fokker Dr.I
- 3 Junkers Ju 52/3m
- 4 Pilatus P-2-05
- 5 Morane-Saulnier MS.138-Ep2
- 6 CASA 1.131E Jungmann
- 7 Morane-Saulnier MS-505 Criquet & Boeing-Stearman 75 PT-13D
- 8 Salmson D7.T2 Cricri Major
- 9 Bücker Bü133C Jungmeister
- 10 CASA 1.131 Jungmann
- 11 Noorduyn UC-64A Norseman
- 12 See also
Stampe SV4 (modified) acting as Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5A
Replica built from a Stampe SV4, in an unbelievable “Armée de L’Air” livery as French Air Force never operated this plane. Used by ace of aces Jo Cavalier (J.P. Belmondo), in air-fights with the Fokkers. The scoreboard is another crazy idea : during World War One, such count was never applied on aircraft but sometimes on a wooden stick.
Same aircraft (F-AZCN) in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).
Replica. Most of the dogfight is filmed using F-AZAQ
Not the Fokker-Platz V17e but what remains of the Fokker Dr.I once the dogfight ended. (replica built from a Stampe SV-4).
When action is set twenty years later in a restaurant, a paint on the wall features the two aircraft (R.A.F. S.E.5A and Fokker Dr.I) at the first stage of this dogfight.
Junkers Ju 52/3m
On this advertising for the Deutsche Lufhansa printed for the 1936 Olympics. On the original wallpaper, the Junkers Ju 52/3m has D-DLAG as registration.
In the foreground is a CASA 1.131, but in the background is a swiss Pilatus P-2-05.
Morane-Saulnier MS.138-Ep-2, registration: F-AZAJ seen here with D-AZAJ.
Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).
CASA 1.131E Jungmann
Reg. (F-)AZBZ CASA 1.131E Jungmann c/n 2150 used in France at Cerny Aérodrome de La Ferté-Alais (LFFQ) despite action is set near Berlin. With E3B549 over the upper right wing. Still wearing the same code, colors and markings decades later (at least in 2017).
Morane-Saulnier MS-505 Criquet & Boeing-Stearman 75 PT-13D
Reg. F-BAUV (wearing D-BAUV during the filming but invisible on the screen), Morane-Saulnier MS-505 Criquet c/n 73 built in 1946, French variant of the Fieseler Fi-156 Storch.
Launched as Stearman Aircraft company in the early 30’s, then Boeing Stearman since 1934 when the company merged to Boeing.
Salmson D7.T2 Cricri Major
Reg. F-AZAB Salmson D7.T2 Cricri Major c/n 9 (former F-BFNG) is the brown aircraft behind the BMW 328 Autenrieth Sport Cabriolet.
Bücker Bü133C Jungmeister
Fictitious registration D-BUCK for this ... Bücker Bü 133C or CASA 1.133 ?
CASA 1.131 Jungmann
Continuity error : once in flight over Bavaria, 14 yellow is vanished and upper wing code is missing.
Reg. D-AZBU CASA 1.131 Jungmann (Spanish built version of the Bücker Bü-131 Jungmann). Real registration was F-AZBU which replaced the former F-BOHF.
Same aircraft in other movies at Frequently Seen Aircraft (Civil Fixed-Wing).
Noorduyn UC-64A Norseman
Reg. F-AZBN (but wearing D-AZBN for the movie with L-H on the tail instead the civil Swatiska of Lufthansa's aircraft). This UC-64A c/n 774 is an ex-USAAF s/n 44-70509 sold to the civil market and so registered EC-ANO, I-AIAK and CN-TEE through decades before being bought by Stichting Noorduyn Lelystad in 2004 for restoration. Now on display as N4474 at Luchtvaart Museum Aviodrome, Lelystad Airport, Netherlands.