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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</b>
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<b>Starring:</b><br>
 
<b>Starring:</b><br>
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A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.
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== [[:Category: Messerschmitt Bf 109|Messerschmitt Bf 109 G]] ==
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Used throughout the whole movie by the German Luftwaffe.
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-1’00”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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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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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-33’29”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-66’58”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:RTScreenshotter--HBOMax-68’15”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
== [[:Category: Curtiss P-40 Warhawk| Curtiss P-40 Warhawk]] ==
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== [[:Category: Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress| Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress]] ==
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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Seen in several shots.
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[[Image:RT B-17F 0h00mn49.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-3’11”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-67’26”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[Image:RT B-17 1h06mn45.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-69’13”.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|]]
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== [[:Category: Curtiss P-40 Warhawk|Curtiss P-40 Warhawk]] ==
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Flown by the Tuskegee 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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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-9’58”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[Image:RT P-40 0h11mn15.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-31’13”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-38’00”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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== Various Aircraft (Identification Chart) ==
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[[Image:RedTails_Id-chart.png|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
== [[:Category: North American P-51 Mustang| North American P-51D Mustang]] ==
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== [[:Category: Douglas C-47 Skytrain|Douglas C-47A Skytrain]] ==
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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On the right.
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-31’19”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-54’11”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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Code 2100884 corresponds to registration N147DC, c/n 19347 built in 1943. Operated by Aces High and based in England.<br>
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Same aircraft in other works at [[IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing)]].
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-54’20”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-54’27”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-88’38”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
== [[:Category:Messerschmitt Bf 109|Messerschmitt Bf 109]] ==
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== [[:Category: Junkers Ju 87 Stuka|Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka]] ==
Used throughout the whole movie by the German Luftwaffe.
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-38’53”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-40’03”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-40’09”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
== [[:Category:Messerschmitt Me 262 | Messerschmitt Me 262 Swalbe ]] ==
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== General's office ==
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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Two photos on the wall; a [[:Category: Grumman TBF Avenger|Grumman TBF Avenger]] above and a [[:Category: North American B-25 Mitchell|North American B-25 Mitchell]] with an unknown aircraft below.
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-46’56”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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Model of a [[:Category: Handley Page HP.52 Hampden|Handley Page HP.52 Hampden]] and an unknown aircraft.
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-47’02”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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Model of a [[:Category: Bristol 156 Beaufighter|Bristol 156 Beaufighter]] and an unknown aircraft.
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-47’18”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
== [[:Category:Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress| Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress]] ==
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== [[:Category: North American P-51 Mustang|North American P-51D Mustang]] ==
Seen in several shots.
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Requested by Colonel Bullard and used during the second half of the movie as the replacement for the older P-40s.
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-60’26”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|Before getting the "Red Tails" paint.]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-64’24”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-65’21”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-70’09”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[Image:RT P-51D 1h54mn.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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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-104’37”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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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.]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-107’02”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-113’38”.jpg|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 Messerschmitt Me 262 was never used in such large numbers as seen in the movie.<br> And no one got a yellow nose nor a swatiska on a yellow tail !
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[[Image:RT Me-262 1h48mn56.JPG|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-106’43”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-107’00”.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 head-on fight. The American pilot is hit several times by these deadly weapons but doesn't die!]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-109’00”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
== [[:Category:Douglas C-47 Skytrain|Douglas C-47 Skytrain]] ==
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== [[:Category: North American P-51 Mustang|North American P-51D Mustang]] ==
Seen at the Ramitelli base.
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Several non-Red Tails Mustangs seen in the final shots of the film.
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-118’49”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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Rightmost is P-51D-5-NA ''Fool's Paradise IV'', serial 44-13309.
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-118’59”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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P-51D-5-NA ''Horses Itch'', serial 44-13518.
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-119’15”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-119’20”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
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[[File:Screenshotter--HBOMax-119’23”.jpg|thumb|500px|none|]]
  
  
 
{{Footnote}}
 
{{Footnote}}
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
* [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 07:13, 8 May 2021

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)

A crew of African American pilots in the Tuskegee training program, having faced segregation while kept mostly on the ground during World War II, are called into duty under the guidance of Col. A.J. Bullard.

Messerschmitt Bf 109 G

Used throughout the whole movie by the German Luftwaffe.

Screenshotter--HBOMax-1’00”.jpg
G-6 (or later model) with the Rüstsätze R6 (20 mm cannon underwing gondola).
Screenshotter--HBOMax-33’29”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-66’58”.jpg
RTScreenshotter--HBOMax-68’15”.jpg

Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress

Seen in several shots.

RT B-17F 0h00mn49.JPG
Screenshotter--HBOMax-3’11”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-67’26”.jpg
RT B-17 1h06mn45.JPG
Screenshotter--HBOMax-69’13”.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

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk

Flown by the Tuskegee 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
Screenshotter--HBOMax-9’58”.jpg
RT P-40 0h11mn15.JPG
Screenshotter--HBOMax-31’13”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-38’00”.jpg

Various Aircraft (Identification Chart)

RedTails Id-chart.png

Douglas C-47A Skytrain

On the right.

Screenshotter--HBOMax-31’19”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-54’11”.jpg

Code 2100884 corresponds to registration N147DC, c/n 19347 built in 1943. Operated by Aces High and based in England.
Same aircraft in other works at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft (Military Fixed-Wing).

Screenshotter--HBOMax-54’20”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-54’27”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-88’38”.jpg

Junkers Ju 87 B Stuka

Screenshotter--HBOMax-38’53”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-40’03”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-40’09”.jpg

General's office

Two photos on the wall; a Grumman TBF Avenger above and a North American B-25 Mitchell with an unknown aircraft below.

Screenshotter--HBOMax-46’56”.jpg

Model of a Handley Page HP.52 Hampden and an unknown aircraft.

Screenshotter--HBOMax-47’02”.jpg

Model of a Bristol 156 Beaufighter and an unknown aircraft.

Screenshotter--HBOMax-47’18”.jpg

North American P-51D Mustang

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

Before getting the "Red Tails" paint.
Screenshotter--HBOMax-64’24”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-65’21”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-70’09”.jpg
RT P-51D 1h54mn.JPG

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress

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

Screenshotter--HBOMax-104’37”.jpg
RT B-17G 1h42mn47.JPG
Worn a mix of 2nd Bombardment Group and 99th Bombardment Group tail code.
Screenshotter--HBOMax-107’02”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-113’38”.jpg

Messerschmitt Me 262 Schwalbe

Used by the Luftwaffe during the final battle. The Messerschmitt Me 262 was never used in such large numbers as seen in the movie.
And no one got a yellow nose nor a swatiska on a yellow tail !

RT Me-262 1h48mn56.JPG
Screenshotter--HBOMax-106’43”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-107’00”.jpg
The four 30mm cannon of the Schwalbe in action during a head-on fight. The American pilot is hit several times by these deadly weapons but doesn't die!
Screenshotter--HBOMax-109’00”.jpg

North American P-51D Mustang

Several non-Red Tails Mustangs seen in the final shots of the film.

Screenshotter--HBOMax-118’49”.jpg

Rightmost is P-51D-5-NA Fool's Paradise IV, serial 44-13309.

Screenshotter--HBOMax-118’59”.jpg

P-51D-5-NA Horses Itch, serial 44-13518.

Screenshotter--HBOMax-119’15”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-119’20”.jpg
Screenshotter--HBOMax-119’23”.jpg


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