In the feature FLIGHT starring Denzel Washington. Scroggins Aviation was contracted by Paramount to supply two MD-80 series airliners for the film. MD-82, N442AA was choice for the crash scene. However, the cockpit from MD-88, N901DL had to be used to replace the damaged one from N442AA. MD-82, N16807 upper forward fuselage was chosen for all the key interior cockpit and cabin scenes.
In Airliner World magazine, aviation writer Nicholas Veronico explains how Scroggins Aviation supplied two retired airliners for the blockbuster film. Click here for story.
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