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Race for the Yankee Zephyr

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Race For The Yankee Zephyr (1981)

Race for the Yankee Zephyr is a 1981 adventure film that was shot in New Zealand and stars George Peppard as Theo Brown, the leader of a group of treasure hunters who are intent on recovering the lost treasure hidden within the wreckage of a recently discovered World War plane named The Yankee Zephyr. Besides Peppard, the film featured an international cast including Ken Wahl, Lesley Ann Warren, and Donald Pleasence and was directed by actor David Hemmings.

The following weapons were used in the film Race for the Yankee Zephyr:


Beretta Model 70

After boarding the Yankee Zephyr, Theo Brown (George Peppard) pulls out a Beretta Model 70 and fires at Sally.

Beretta Model 70 .32 acp
Brown fires his Beretta at Sally.


Armalite AR-10

The Armalite AR-10 is one of the most common weapons in the film, being used by most of Theo Brown's (George Peppard) henchmen. On one occasion, it is picked up by Barney (Ken Wahl) and given to Sally (Lesley Ann Warren) to create a distraction. Both "Sudanese" and "Portuguese" model rifles can be seen.

Armalite AR-10, "Sudanese" model - 7.62x51mm NATO
The AR-10 being held by one of Brown's henchmen in the background.
The same henchman firing the AR-10 at Barney and Sally as they escape.
Barney picks up the guard's Armalite.
Armalite AR-10, "Portuguese" model - 7.62x51mm NATO
After Barney gives her the signal, Sally displays her unfamiliarity with firearms.
Sally starts to fire, although it appears to be too much for her, as she just randomly sprays bullets everywhere (while screaming).
Another one of Brown's guards fires his AR-10 at Barney.
The henchman puts down his rifle as Brown boards the Yankee Zephyr.

Winchester Model 70

Several of Brown's henchman uses a Winchester Model 70 in some scenes.

Winchester Model 70 .30-06
One of Brown's henchmen stands beside Gibbie
The same henchman holding the rifle
A guard aims at Gibbie
Another guard fires at Barney and Sally


12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun

In an early scene, Frank the bartender (Robert Bruce) takes out a 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun when Barney (Ken Wahl) tries to take drunk Gibbie (Donald Pleasence) home.

Remington 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun
Frank takes the shotgun from behind the bar
Frank fires at Barney's truck

12 Gauge Over and Under Shotgun

One of Theo Brown's (George Peppard) henchmen uses an 12 Gauge Over and Under Shotgun throughout the film.

12 Gauge Over and Under Shotgun
Barney and Gibbie each punch a man holding a gun
The henchman fires at Gibbie
The henchman holding the shotgun during the jet boat chase

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