One Minute to Zero
French title : Une minute avant l'heure H
Robert Mitchum (Col. Steve Janowski)
Ann Blyth (Linda Day)
William Talman (Col. John Parker)
Charles McGraw (Sgt. Baker)
S/n 43-4965? Douglas C-47B-20-DK (c/n in the range 15466/26911 to 15475/26920) a batch delivered to USAAF between mid-december 1944 and first half of January 1945.
Acting as a North Korean Yakovlev fighter.
FT-508 a Lockheed F-80C-10-LO Shooting Star s/n 49-508 c/n 080-2256 built and delivered in 1949. Flown by USAF Acrojets (the first USAF jet-powered aerobatic demo team til 1950). Probably crashed into Atlantic Ocean south of Daytona Beach, Florida on 25 February 1955 (pilot of an accompanying aircraft reported that the plane went into a spin from about 30,000 feet and disappeared into an overcast. An extensive two-day search found no trace of the missing aircraft).
Cessna L-19A Bird Dog s/n 51-4643 c/n 21528 (here filmed at Fort Carson, Colorado).
Sikorsky H-5 (or HO3S-1 if manned by an US Navy pilot) in the background.
or an Australian Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation CA-17 Mustang Mk 20 / Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation CA-18 Mustang Mk 21 (or 21 or 22).
The flight of Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star has just landed and is taxiing towards its parking. One of the jet is a twin-seat Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star (with the tail of a Douglas C-47 on the right edge).