Hopefully this is NOT true. With excellent VFX houses in the UK and even better practical effects companies worldwide, this would be an outrageous, excessive waste of a rare historic artifact! Large scale unmanned airplanes would be 1/10th the cost and provide better and more reliable footage....11 Academy Awards.... Airplanes of The Aviator...some of the best flying sequences ever put on film. Do not plunder history for movie drivel. #SaveHistory #RareAirplane #NoWarbirdsKilledDuringFilming
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