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    Full Metal Jacket (1987)


    UK, USA - Drama, War

    A pragmatic U.S. Marine observes the dehumanizing effects the U.S.-Vietnam War has on his fellow recruits from their brutal boot camp training to the bloody street fighting in Hue.





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    Modelc/n
    Westland Wessex Mk.60 wa739
    9G-DAN Built 1970/71 as Wessex 60 Srs 1, reg to Bristow 30 Nov 1970 as G-AYNC, to VH-SJD on Bristow contract in Australia for Woodside Petroleum at Karratha Apr 1971, returned to G-AYNC Oct 1981, to G-17-1 1982, to G-AYNC Jun 1983, to Ghana as 9G-DAN Aug 1983. Returned to UK. Painted as US Marines airframe for use in film Full Metal Jacket (1987) as a flying example. Preserved, believed in UK restored as 9G-DAN.
    Sikorsky HRS-2 55-289 Fleet Air Arm
    WV198 1987 as US Marines HRS-3 130191 on Stanley Kubrick film Full Metal Jacket



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