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"Yak-12" from the movie Jet Pilot.

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"Yak-12" from the movie Jet Pilot.

Just a little tribute to an unknown jewel on the silver screen.

A black painted T-33 skin from the movie "Jet Pilot".

<a href="http://"http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050562/"" target="_blank">http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0050562/</a>


In the movie "Jet Pilot" by Howard Hughes John Wayne is a

USAF pilot in a Sabre intercepting a black "Yak-12". He says

a moment later that is surprisingly looks like their T-33.... blablabla

for the rest of the (romantic) story......

It is a very nice movie made between 1950 and 1957 with a very

nice plane line-up:

F-86, F-89, F-94, B-50, B-36, X-1, T-33.

All "enemy" fighters in this movie were painted grey and black,

so you can see F-86's and a F-89 in black, as is the T-33.


With many thanks to Column5, Gramps and Pasko who created

this T-33.










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If you guys have never seen it, I'd reccomend it...the acting is, well...better left not mentioned too much. Strangely, it does reflect on American attitudes of the times (re: Soviet Union)


But the flying scenes....


I have it on DVD, and it well worth the rental, or purchase if not too expensive. Definately a must have for us collectors!


BTW, that's an F-89A model, and anyone else recongnize the voice of the KGB agent she ejects as the voice of Disneylands "Haunted Mansion", and the reporter making tape recordings in "War of the Worlds"???


Bit of a movie buff...


Good job museli!!



kevin stein

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