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This was the view from the hotel we stayed at in the desert
view  from the hotel
The location we shot the plane crash
valley in desert
Terry Bridle taking detailed photos of the Stearman model before the crash
Terry Bridle photographs Stearman
The Stearman is fixed to the dolly rig
Stearman on dolly
Three quarter rear view
three quarter rear view Stearman
The effects crew start to rig the track
SFX crew with Stearman
Track is in position (background)- the prop works and the engine is for real
Terry Bridle with Stearman
The track provides the inertia for the Stearman and the engine gives the plane that extra push when it is released from the rig, Terry had a radio controlled box that crashes it to the ground towards the camera.
Stearman model crashes into camera mirror
The Stearman rests on top of the camera hide (camera is sunken into the ground as it looks up at a 45 degree mirror)
Stearman model aftermath
Madox's Tiger Moth pilot Clive Watson, Richard Conway in the background.
Clive Watson in Tiger Moth cockpit
Tiger Moth in the desert
I photographed the Tunisian Desert in a helicopter at approx 700 feet with my 4x5" plate camera with a view to creating a large CGI envoirnment later at Digital Film, London for the flaming parachute sequence but the section was cut from the film.
desert 09
Desert06
desert 05
Clive couldn't resist buzzing the crew
Nostromo from the gantry
 

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