Last November Edwards Air Force Base hosted animators from Disney studios. The animators were on a research expedition involving aircraft.
When Cars 2 came out, it led with a trailer for the new 2013 Disney movie Planes.
Think the visit to Edwards was related?
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US Navy CAPT Owen Honors, recently fired skipper of the USS Enterprise due to videos he produced and starred in several years ago, has indicated he will not retire from the Navy.
According to reports, Admiral John Harvey has recommended Honors be “discharged for cause.”
In terms of what lies ahead for Honors, [attorney Charles] Gittins said the two-year statute of limitations for a captain’s mast has passed, so the Navy’s only options for further formal punishment would be to take Honors to court-martial or to hold a board Read more…
Edwards Public Affairs recently wrote on a visit by animators from Walt Disney Studios in nearby Burbank, CA.
The artists, a group of Disney animators, visited the base Nov. 18 for developmental research on a feature film idea…
Driven by research, the Disney animators paid close attention to the shape and design of the F-22 in order to help them produce an authentic aircraft with “militaristic sensibilities,” should they pursue their film idea.
Edwards AFB is a popular site for movies, and has previously been used to film various portions of Iron Man and Transformers.
Elmendorf Air Force Base reported the loss of an F-22 late Tuesday night. The crash site was discovered Wednesday, and news releases from the base indicate crews are continuing to search for signs the pilot may have ejected and survived.
It appears the mishap aircraft was executing a rejoin at the end of a night sortie when it simply, and quietly, disappeared.
Elmendorf AFB recently lost a C-17 and its four crewmembers. The last F-22 to crash was at Edwards AFB; the pilot did not survive.