Plot hole: When they try to contact the planes using the air phones, they say there are 18 planes but only 5 have airphones, and they got through to 3 of them, but they're trying to contact the others. Nothing the terrorists did kept the planes from talking to each other, so there is really nothing keeping the informed planes from radioing the information to the other pilots. (01:04:00 - 01:04:50)
23rd Dec 2020
25th Jul 2012
Question: Just a question and an observation: When does Lymangood find out what JAFO means? He didn't know when he got into Blue Thunder for the first (and last) time: "When are you going to tell me what JAFO means?" 1. They find out about the evil plot. 2. Lymangood gets the tape after they land. 3. He leaves a recording for Frank inside Blue Thunder using "Big Brother", the cabin recorder. 4. He drops the tape off at a drive-in movie dumpster. 5. He calls and leave a voice-mail for Murphy. 6. He goes home and is attacked. So when was he told what JAFO means? Also, someone had a sense of humor about naming the Special helicopter. It was to be used in project THOR (Tactical Helicopter Offensive Response, the "proposed use of military helicopters to quell disorder"). Thor is the god of thunder in Norse mythology. Did they name the helicopter Blue "Thunder" because it was going to be used in Project THOR? It would have been nice to connect the two references in the movie.
1st Jun 2012
25th Mar 2012
3rd Jan 2012
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