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30th Apr '16 12:59:51 AM ElectricBoogaloo
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* Apparently done InUniverse in an episode of Anime/MacrossSeven, where Basara and Mylene respectively play [[Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross Hikaru and Minmei]] during a movie shoot, and Basara's [[AceCustom sleek bright red custom-made state-of-the-art VF-19]] subs in for Hikaru's first generation VF-1 (which is blocky, predominantly white and overall looks nothing like the VF-19) just by having its normally forward-swept wings folded backwards and a prop FAST Pack strapped to it.

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* Apparently done InUniverse in an episode of Anime/MacrossSeven, Anime/Macross7, where Basara and Mylene respectively play [[Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross Hikaru and Minmei]] Minmay]] during a movie shoot, and Basara's [[AceCustom sleek bright red custom-made state-of-the-art VF-19]] subs in for Hikaru's first generation VF-1 (which is blocky, predominantly white and overall looks nothing like the VF-19) just by having its normally forward-swept wings folded backwards and a prop FAST Pack strapped to it.
30th Apr '16 12:58:58 AM ElectricBoogaloo
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* Apparently done InUniverse in an episode of Anime/MacrossSeven, where Basara and Mylene respectively play [[Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross Hikaru and Minmei]] during a movie shoot, and Basara's [[AceCustom sleek bright red custom-made state-of-the-art VF-19]] subs in for Hikaru's first generation VF-1 (which is blocky, predominantly white and overall looks nothing like the VF-19) just by having its normally forward-swept wings folded backwards and a prop FAST Pack strapped to it.
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19th Apr '16 7:09:23 AM aye_amber
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* The music video for "Sunset (Bird of Prey" by FatboySlim features a late-model Hawker Hunter painted in US Air Force livery, possibly to represent an F-105 Thunderchief. The resemblance from most angles isn't bad even if their performance isn't remotely comparable.

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* The music video for "Sunset (Bird of Prey" by FatboySlim Music/FatboySlim features a late-model Hawker Hunter painted in US Air Force livery, possibly to represent an F-105 Thunderchief. The resemblance from most angles isn't bad even if their performance isn't remotely comparable.
28th Mar '16 1:53:09 PM LtFedora
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* In ''{{Film/Casablanca}}'', a Luftwaffe officer flies to Morocco in a Fokker Super Universal instead of a Junkers Ju 52, as the latter was only available in Germany during World War II. After the war, many working Ju52s became available for period films.

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* In ''{{Film/Casablanca}}'', a Luftwaffe officer flies to Morocco in a Fokker Super Universal instead of a Junkers Ju 52, as the latter was only available in Germany during World War II. After the war, many working Ju52s Ju 52s became available for period films.
27th Mar '16 7:53:51 AM LtFedora
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* ''Film/BattleOfBritain'' used Spanish-built (and Rolls-Royce Merlin-engined!)) versions of Messerschmitt Bf-109 fighters and Heinkel He-111 bombers, plus some real Spitfires. Together, they managed to put together the world's 35th largest air force at the time. Some JustPlaneWrong cases though, due to lack of available planes.

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* ''Film/BattleOfBritain'' used Spanish-built (and Rolls-Royce Merlin-engined!)) Merlin-engined!) versions of Messerschmitt Bf-109 fighters and Heinkel He-111 bombers, plus some real Spitfires. Together, they managed to put together the world's 35th largest air force at the time. Some JustPlaneWrong cases though, due to lack of available planes.


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** The production tried to get actual Junker Ju 87 dive-bombers for the film, but it was deemed too expensive to make surviving Stukas airworthy.
9th Mar '16 9:50:49 PM TheD3rp
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* The movie ''Film/{{Patton}}'' featured, ironically, postwar M47 Patton tanks playing German tanks, and M47 and M48 as WorldWarII American tanks. Also, the Heinkel He-111s used by the Afrika Korps are played by Spanish-built CASA 2.111s.

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* The movie ''Film/{{Patton}}'' featured, ironically, postwar M47 M48 Patton tanks playing German tanks, and M47 and M48 M41 Walker-Bulldogs as WorldWarII American tanks. Also, the Heinkel He-111s used by the Afrika Korps are played by Spanish-built CASA 2.111s.
12th Dec '15 4:31:36 PM LtFedora
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*** Justified in this instance. When Allied soldiers saw a giant hulk of metal with German insignia coming towards them, they weren't going to be picky on what to call it.
19th Sep '15 3:20:19 AM ElectricBoogaloo
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* ''Film/IronEagle'' and ''Iron Eagle II'' featured Israeli C2 Kfir jets (modifed French Mirage III's) and American-built F-4 Phantom II fighters as Arab [=MiG's=]. The third movie had rebuilt WW2 warbirds playing themselves.
** It also used Israeli F-16 variants as American ones, due to lack of backing by the Pentagon.

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* ''Film/IronEagle'' and ''Iron Eagle II'' featured Israeli C2 Kfir jets (modifed French Mirage III's) and American-built F-4 Phantom II fighters as Arab [=MiG's=]. The third movie had rebuilt WW2 warbirds playing themselves.
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It also used Israeli F-16 variants as American ones, due to lack of backing by the Pentagon.Pentagon.
** The third movie had rebuilt WW2 warbirds playing themselves, with the exception of a [[PropRecycling recycled]] "Zero" T-6 from ''Film/ToraToraTora'' (see below) and weirdly enough a prototype plane called the ARES playing the part of a Me-263.
19th Aug '15 9:53:26 AM AgProv
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* ''Film/{{Valkyrie}}'' completely averts this trope. In an extended early scene set in North Africa, the German hero is seen as part of an Afrika Korps army with lots of impeccably period-accurate tanks, including the Pnz III [[note]]there are very, very, few examples preserved anywhere and only two or three are runners[[/note]]. It takes frequent re-viewing to realise all this is extremely good CGI, possibly some of the best ever committed to film.
13th Aug '15 4:58:38 PM LtFedora
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* The movie ''Film/{{Patton}}'' featured, ironically, postwar M47 Patton tanks playing German tanks, and M47 and M48 as WorldWarII American tanks.

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* The movie ''Film/{{Patton}}'' featured, ironically, postwar M47 Patton tanks playing German tanks, and M47 and M48 as WorldWarII American tanks. Also, the Heinkel He-111s used by the Afrika Korps are played by Spanish-built CASA 2.111s.
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