Remake Dawn Patrol!
Mon Mar 19, 2018 16:31


I wondered why he had that collection of WW1 aircraft and wondered if it was linked with some project along the lines of The Aviator, Wings, Aces High or a re-make of Hells Angels or Dawn Patrol perhaps?

There is a good market out there for good WW1 flying films and the loss of men in the trenches too.

Lots of good material in books such as Winged Victory by V M Yeates, Into the Blue by Norman Macmillan, Warbirds by Ellitt White Springs or even Flying Fury by McCudden VC!

Best wishes


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    • Remake Dawn Patrol! — Paul Davies, Mon Mar 19 16:31
      • Re: Remake Dawn Patrol!Smithy, Thu Mar 22 09:29
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