Airwolf (1984)

19 mistakes

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Airwolf (a.k.a. Shadow of the Hawke) - S1-E1

Continuity mistake: When Hawke lands the helicopter during the film shoot, you see that the person in the left seat is handling the controls of the chopper normally, left hand on the collective, right one on the cyclic. In the next shot, the actor in the police uniform, sitting in the left seat, hides his face behind his arms and does not touch the controls at all.

Proof Through the Night - S1-E4

Revealing mistake: As Hawke uses the Star Light Amplification System to see where he's flying, the readout shows what he's looking at. The electronic compass readout at the top of the display doesn't move, even though the picture shows that he's constantly twisting and turning, following the terrain.

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Proof Through the Night - S1-E4

Revealing mistake: As the camera flies over the ranch and house (simulating Airwolf's flight), the camera chopper's left skid is visible in the lower left corner of the shot. Airwolf is a Bell 222 with added features, and doesn't have skids.

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HX-1 - S2-E8

Other mistake: During the helicopter chase at the end a pilot can be seen in Airwolf's left seat although Hawke is sitting on the right side and Santini in the back.

HX-1 - S2-E8

Continuity mistake: For most of the flight shots, Mace is shown in the right seat. Part way through the chase, he's shown in the left seat, and everything is reversed.

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Sweet Britches - S2-E1

Continuity mistake: When String tells Dominic about his plans to act on the phone call, Dominic says that things had been quiet for two months. When they're proceeding from liftoff in Airwolf, he said that three months hadn't harmed her, referring to Airwolf.

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Continuity mistake: Flight scenes and especially dog fights seem to have no continuity at all. Altitude changes from scene to scene between extreme low-level to altitudes above 10,000 ft. and back. Airwolf's weapon bays are open, then closed, etc.

Airwolf II - S3-E2

Factual error: The computer mistakes a private airplane for a MIG-23, however the picture on the screen of a MIG-23 is completely wrong, it shows a French Dassault Super Mystere.

Dominic Santini: Why can't we hover like regular helicopter people?

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Question: Who was filling Airwolf's armaments when only two people knew of its location? Every time they went out its weapons were always fully loaded with ammo.

William Wilkes

Chosen answer: Archangel and the Firm provided fuel and armaments. Dom and Hawke would have had to transport them to the lair to refuel and rearm.

Grumpy Scot

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