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Mini-Quiz

You don't live on an island in the middle of the Pacific Ocean without needing a way to get around. Name ONLY 1 kind of airplane we saw on the show. (And, no: "One with propellers" is not an answer.)

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H50 1.0 FOREVER
H50 1.0 FOREVER
05 nov. 2022

To close out this mini-quiz . . .


We saw Douglas DC-3s and -4s, as well as Martin 404s in "Leopard on the Rock" (Season 2). This was as Hawaiian Airlines was transitioning from propeller-driven aircraft to jet-powered ones. Then, we began to see Douglas DC-9s wearing Hawaiian Airlines livery, perhaps most notably in "We Hang Our Own" (Season 7). Before United began flying the Boeing 747, it flew Douglas DC-8. We had a blog about it just a few months ago.


As far as military aircraft go, we saw the C-141 StarLifter in "Cocoon" (Pilot) and, in stock footage, in several episodes. In “The Ways of Love” (Season 1), we saw Steve Crowley and Dave Barca (James Patterson) stow…


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H50 1.0 FOREVER
H50 1.0 FOREVER
03 nov. 2022

Yes! The Coast Guard was ever present on Five-0, both at sea and in the air in their Sikorsky HH-52 helicopters. It's interesting to note that today's Sikorsky helicopters can be recognized by what they looked like back in Five-0's day.

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Steve's Girl
Steve's Girl
03 nov. 2022

In a Sikorsky Helicopter you can fly from one island to another.

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H50 1.0 FOREVER
H50 1.0 FOREVER
03 nov. 2022

Yes! You are correct, Honu. The United Airlines planes shown from 1974 forward were Boeing 747s.

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honu59
honu59
03 nov. 2022

I will take a guess that some of those United jets were 747s. I don't really know them by sight.

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