Animal House Actors Who Appeared In Airwolf Season 3

Airwolf Trivia

Which actors in the movie “National Lampoon’s Animal House” also appeared in episodes of Airwolf during Season 3?

Answer:

  • John Vernon, who played “Dean Wormer” in Animal House. He appeared as John Bradford Horn in the “Discovery” episode
  • Casare Danova, who played “Mayor Carmine DePasto” in Animal House. He appeared in the “Airwolf II” episode

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Location Of Crash Site For Original Airwolf

Airwolf Trivia

After it was sold to a German helicopter company (under the new registration number D-HHSD), the original Airwolf crashed in an accident which killed the pilot and passengers on board.  Where did the accident happen?

Answer:

Halbeswig Germany.

https://www.check-six.com/Crash_Sites/Airwolf-DHHSD.htm

 

The tragic fate of Airwolf Bell 222: destroyed due to pilot error a few years after the show ended

 


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Location Of The Entrance To Airwolf Lair

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According to Airwolf Online (https://www.airwolf-online.com/the-lair), where is the real-life entrance to The Lair where Airwolf was supposed to be hidden in the desert?

In Monument Valley in Utah, near the Utah-Arizona border.  According to the website:

  • The entrance to the lair is located at the Hidden Bridge straight across Moccasin Arch.

  • The chimney AW hovers out of is located at Thunderbird Mesa.

Here is a map:

 


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Airwolf’s Defense Systems

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According to the archive/Wayback page for “The Wolf’s Lair” website (click here), what were Airwolf’s defense systems?

Answer:

DECOY SYSTEMS

SUNBURST DECOYS – Flares ejected rearward to attract heat seeking missiles.

CHAFF DECOYS – Canisters ejected rearward that explode, showering bits of aluminum to confuse radar-guided missiles.

NOTE: These systems are stored together and launched from the rear of AIRWOLF’S avionics bays )port/starboard).

I.R. SUPPRESSORS

Venetian blinding the exhaust emissions.

I.R. JAMMER

Produces omnidirectional radiation of infrared energy to disable IR tracking. An automatic system that needs no missile approach warning. It snaps on when scanned by IR detectors.

RADAR JAMMER

Produces multi-leveled decoy signals to confuse radar.

 

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History Of The Airwolf Crash In Germany

The original Airwolf helicopter, which was modified with the props for the aerial scenes in the show, was sold and converted into an air ambulance helicopter in Germany.  It crashed in 1992.

Here is one of the better recaps of what happened with more specific details than most other sources which mention the horrific crash:

The tragic fate of Airwolf Bell 222: destroyed due to pilot error a few years after the show ended

https://theaviationgeekclub.com/the-tragic-fate-of-airwolf-bell-222-destroyed-due-to-pilot-error-a-few-years-after-the-show-ended/

If interested, within the article there is a close-up image of the original Airwolf flight suit patch as seen on the show.


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Special Effects Coordinator For Airwolf Bombing Run End Of Season 1

Airwolf Trivia

Who was the special effects (SFX) coordinator for the bombing run scene at the end of “To Snare A Wolf”, the final episode of Season 1?

Answer:

Whitey Krumm

Resources:  Visit page 8 of this PDF:  https://airwolfthemes.com/media/Airwolf_THE-TRIP_Mk4b.pdf and https://shotonwhat.com/o/494649/whitey-krumm

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