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How did they film the Harrier scene in True Lies?

Using a complex system of cranes and rigs, the effects technicians on "True Lies" hoisted an actual scale model Harrier jet (a real one would have been too heavy and expensive) high above an actual Miami street. For this climax, a green screen would not be acceptable.

(Video) Harrier jet shooting up building scene, True Lies (1994)
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What Harrier is in True Lies?

True Lies, Avengers, Pepsi, where's my jet? Imagine walking through the doors of the Volo Museum and being greeted by an impressive sight - a full scale fiberglass replica of a Harrier Jump Jet that once soared through the skies in some of Hollywood's most thrilling action scenes.

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Was the bridge scene in True Lies real?

For the bridge destruction scene, the crew actually filmed at the Seven Mile Bridge in the Florida Keys. Joining Bahia Honda Key and Key Vaca, the Old Seven Mile formerly functioned as a railway bridge. It dates to 1910 and once had the Overseas Highway US1 running through it.

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How long can a Harrier hover?

The Harrier can only hover for 90 seconds, in this time it uses 150 gallons of water to keep the engine cool. To save fuel a simple ramp allows the plane to take off on a very short runway. This is used by the Royal Navy Carriers. The planes appear to hop into the air.

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How much does a Harrier jet cost?

The USN estimated the cost for remanufacture of each aircraft to be US$23–30 million, instead of $30 million for each new-built aircraft, while the GAO estimated the cost per new aircraft at $24 million.

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Did Arnold ride the horse in True Lies?

Arnold Schwarzenegger had a near-fatal accident on set during the horse riding scene, when his horse got startled and ran out of control. Schwarzenegger managed to slide off the horse, but did this near a 30-foot drop-off.

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How loud is a Harrier jump jet?

Harriers are LOUD

The “ground noise” of an AV-8B is 140 decibels, which actually falls slightly under that of similarly-sized aircraft like the F/A-18 or F-35, but still well over what it takes to cause permanent hearing damage.

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Can Harrier jets hover?

The Harrier can also hover like a helicopter, fly sideways, go backward, and even stop and turn in midair. It can do all this because its exhaust nozzles, where exhaust gases come out, can swivel to change the direction of thrust from the Harrier's jet engine.


Does the Harrier have a gun?

Design. The Harrier is a V/STOL-capable multi-role fighter that uses a composite wing layout. By default, the AV-8B is always armed with a 25 mm cannon that is loaded with 300 rounds of high-explosive (HE) ammunition. Its primary armament comes in the form of four air-to-air AIM-9X missiles.

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Was the Seven Mile Bridge blown up for True Lies?

And the Overseas Highway has played a role in many box office hits, most famously when Hollywood film director James Cameron and crew decided to “blow up” the old Seven Mile Bridge in the 1994 Arnold Schwarzenegger action classic “True Lies.” The James Bond film “Licence to Kill” also made use of the old bridge.

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What happened to the old Seven Mile Bridge?

In the early 1980's this old bridge was no longer used for vehicular traffic when the new bridge was constructed. Today the Old Seven Mile Bridge (the original Knights Key Bridge) to Pigeon Key is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

(Video) True Lies (1994): Final Fight Scene
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Who is the guy on the toilet in True Lies?

Paul Barselou: Old Guy in Bathroom

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Can a civilian fly a Harrier?

Arthur L. Nalls, Jr. According to Nalls, his Sea Harrier XZ439 is the world's first privately owned and flown Harrier of any kind. In 2014, he acquired a two-seat Harrier that is the world's only flyable civilian Harrier trainer aircraft.

Are there any Harriers still flying?

Each fighter squadron operates 16 AV-8B Harrier jets. The Marine Corps currently plans to have all squadrons transitioned to or start to transition to the F-35 platform by 2026.

Why does the Harrier take off so fast?

A Harrier jet can takeoff or land vertically because the jet engine provides a stream of fast moving air through nozzles attached to the side of the engine. A system that controls the rotation of the nozzles directs the air (thrust) downward.

Can a US citizen own a Harrier jet?

In the United States, buying a used fighter jet from the government or other organizations is legal, provided you have the necessary licensing and permits. You will also have to prove to the government that you have a valid use for the aircraft and not just plan to fly around for enjoyment.

Why are Harrier jets not used anymore?

The British Harrier II was used by the RAF and later by the Royal Navy up to 2010, at which point the Harrier II and the Joint Force Harrier operational unit was disbanded as a cost-saving measure. Between 1969 and 2003, 824 Harrier variants were delivered.

Why did they stop using Harrier Jets?

The Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm would continue to share the other component of Joint Force Harrier. Harrier GR7 and the upgraded Harrier GR9 were transferred to Royal Navy squadrons in 2006, but were retired in 2010 due to budget cuts.

What horse did Hoss Cartwright ride?

Hoss Cartwrights (Dan Blocker) horse was named chub. he was part thoroughbred,part quarter horse,commonly referred to as appendix quarter horse. he stood 15.3 hands,as a man as big as hoss,had to have a tall horse.

What long bridge is in the movie True Lies?

Arnold Schwarzenegger starred in a film called "True Lies" that was shot partially in the Keys, involving a sequence of helicopter stunts and an explosion on the iconic Seven Mile Bridge.

What is the dance in True Lies?

Schwarzenegger... we expect you to dance. Twenty-eight years ago, Hollywood's biggest action star got his tango on in the James Bond-inspired action hit True Lies, which premiered in theaters on July 15, 1994.

Can a Harrier jet take off vertically?

The Harrier Jump Jet, though capable of taking off vertically, can only do so at less than its maximum loaded weight. In most cases a short take off is needed to lift the required amount of fuel and weapons needed for a training sortie/mission, using forward speed to supplement the jet lift with aerodynamic lift.

What replaced the Harrier jet?

The F-35B Lightning II is replacing the AV-8B Harrier to introduce unmatched capabilities to the Marine Corps.

What is the loudest plane ever made?

Noise. The XF-84H was almost certainly the loudest aircraft ever built, earning the nickname "Thunderscreech" as well as the "Mighty Ear Banger". On the ground "run ups", the prototypes could reportedly be heard 25 miles (40 km) away.

Can F-35 fly like Harrier?

In his view the F-35 and the Harrier, despite broadly doing the same thing (landing vertically) are "almost incomparable" in flying terms: "The design principle of the F-35 is 'low effort' while the Harrier is a challenge to fly."

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