How do those miniatures fly so perfectly?

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How do those miniatures fly so perfectly?

Post by Keon2005 » Sat Nov 11, 2006 7:05 pm

LOL Hey does anyone know how they got those miniature cars to fly so perfectly, did they use a slingshot or throw the cars or what lol. Also they seem to land perfectly as well. Whats up?

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Post by knightdriver » Sat Nov 11, 2006 7:57 pm

They were thrown, pushed, you name it. Some were remote controlled
as well.

I have seen one or two of the real miniatures used and they are very well
weighted down. The one I held had to weight 4 or 5 pounds easy if not
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Post by Daemonicus666 » Sat Nov 11, 2006 10:41 pm

In one of the season 2 episodes when KITT jumps over the chopper it was not flying too perfectly lol, it was all wobbly
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Post by andy-kitt » Sun Nov 12, 2006 8:36 am

knightdriver wrote:They were thrown, pushed, you name it. Some were remote controlled
as well.

I have seen one or two of the real miniatures used and they are very well
weighted down. The one I held had to weight 4 or 5 pounds easy if not
more.


I would say the bottom would be weighed down to keep it up right, but the advantage for the film makers is that if it doesn't land right they just push up the ramp again, but a real car would be damaged & need fixing before re-filming.

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Post by J-Knight » Mon Nov 13, 2006 2:13 pm

Even though they used minatures for the finale jump in KITT vs KARR, they did atleast use a real KITT landing :lol:
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Post by James_kr » Mon Nov 13, 2006 3:49 pm

Funny how the KITT falls to the ground instead of going through KARR like its supposed to.
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Post by Josch Schulz » Tue Nov 14, 2006 2:24 pm

When KITT jumps over the Chopper the Wheels are looking very funny

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Post by Knight Rider Archive » Thu Nov 16, 2006 10:52 am

On the DVDs, you can make out that as the SX-411 fires a rocket at K.I.T.T., the missile is on a wire. It's possible that the jump over the helicopter was also wire-controlled, which would account for the wobbling.

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Post by Keon2005 » Thu Nov 23, 2006 3:02 pm

The miniatures had a little more bounce to them when they landed too.

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Post by Josch Schulz » Mon Dec 04, 2006 5:30 pm

Here is some Stuff:

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I would love to see this in real time and i would have a KITT Model like that :lol: Does anybody has more stuff :?:

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Post by J-Knight » Tue Dec 05, 2006 1:48 pm

Thats Great Josch, Thanks for sharing man! :D
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Post by LadyV2000 » Tue Dec 05, 2006 7:02 pm

Those models are a lot smaller than I expected. Great find Josch! :D
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Post by Keon2005 » Tue Dec 05, 2006 7:17 pm

Josch Schulz wrote:Here is some Stuff:

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I would love to see this in real time and i would have a KITT Model like that :lol: Does anybody has more stuff :?:

JOsch


Yeah anymore where those came from!!! Those are good.

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