|| United States|
||December 25, 2004
Initial Entertainment Group
||Warner Bros. Pictures
The Aviator is a 2004 American German movie directed by Martin Scorsese. In the 1930s and 1940s, the young multimillionaire Howard Hughes revolutionizes Hollywood and becomes one of the most successful producers in the dream factory. Along the way, he is a daredevil pilot and a driving force behind modern commercial aviation. Women are at his feet and he has scandalous affairs with the elegant Hollywood star Katharine Hepburn and the sensual screen goddess Ava Gardner. But Howard Hughes has only one love: flying.
The cast also includes: Gwen Stefani, Willem Dafoe, Adam Scott, Matt Ross, Brent Spiner, and Kenneth Welsh.
The following weapons were used in the film The Aviator:
Maxim lMG 08/15 "Spandau" (mockup)
What appears to be Maxim lMG 08/15 machine guns are seen mounted on German Fokker D.VII biplanes replicas during the filming of Howard Hughes' Hell's Angels.
lMG 08/15 Air-Cooled - 7.92x57mm Mauser
During the filming of Hughes' Hell's Angels
, what appear to be Maxim lMG 08/15
machine guns are seen mounted on German Fokker biplanes replicas.
During the filming of Hell's Angels, British Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 biplanes replicas are seen with the Lewis aircraft gun mounted.
Aircraft mounted Lewis Gun with 47-round magazine - .303 British
During the filming, British biplanes replicas are seen with the Lewis aircraft gun
M1903 Springfield rifles are seen being handled during the filming of Hell's Angels.
Springfield M1903 Mk 1 - .30-06
The rifle is seen in the foreground.