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    Nov 21, 2008, 3:39 PM - FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #1

    Okay, here's one for you experts...

    Does anyone know or recognize any of the set detail props from the ANH Falcon cockpit? For example, where did the seats come from or any other greeblies stuck to the walls?

    --Don Bies
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    Nov 21, 2008, 3:45 PM - Re: FS Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #2

    Is this a test?
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    Nov 21, 2008, 3:48 PM - Re: FS Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #3

    Whats for sale ?
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    Nov 21, 2008, 3:49 PM - Re: FS Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #4

    Full Scale?
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    Nov 21, 2008, 4:14 PM - Re: FS Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #5

    Yes, Full Scale...

    No, not a test.

    Nothing for sale.

    Just Curious.

    Wow, what a paranoid lot.

    --Don Bies
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    Nov 21, 2008, 4:15 PM - Re: FS Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #6

    How about the upside-down Viscount passenger lights, also seen on the X-Wing dashboard? I think they had a ton of those lying around at one time


    _Mike
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    Nov 21, 2008, 4:17 PM - Re: FS Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #7

    nevermind.
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    Nov 21, 2008, 4:20 PM - Re: FS Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #8

    My mistake...in my line of work, FS=Full Scale.


    Laffo said: View Post
    People took "FS" as "For Sale" not "Full Size."
    Laffo.
    Now that we have all that cleared up, however...any thoughts?
    --Don
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    Nov 21, 2008, 4:24 PM - Re: FS Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #9

    Well, the 2 'rear' seats were made from/based on Martin-Baker ejection seats. (Mk IV I think.)
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    Nov 21, 2008, 4:36 PM - Re: FS Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #10

    Doh, never mind.
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    Nov 21, 2008, 4:38 PM - Re: FS Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #11

    Never mind too.
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    Nov 21, 2008, 4:51 PM - Re: FS Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #12

    Don, you're gonna get a lot of fanboys all hot and bothered with this thread title. You might wanna edit it to read "1:1 screen-used ANH Millennium Falcon Cockpit question" or something like that.

    The Wook

    ps~I do have a related question. Do you know if the ANH cockpit was scrapped after shooting, or was it preserved, and then enhanced to become the more detailed/more flashy cockpit interior we see in ESB?
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    Nov 21, 2008, 5:09 PM - Re: FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #13

    The Wook said: View Post
    Don, you're gonna get a lot of fanboys all hot and bothered with this thread title. You might wanna edit it to read "1:1 screen-used ANH Millennium Falcon Cockpit question" or something like that.

    The Wook

    ps~I do have a related question. Do you know if the ANH cockpit was scrapped after shooting, or was it preserved, and then enhanced to become the more detailed/more flashy cockpit interior we see in ESB?
    I believe I edited it now to read "FULL SCALE"...if it's not showing up that way, please let me know what I need to do to stop the confusion.

    I apologize to everyone who's dreams were dashed...

    To the best of my knowledge (which is pretty insignificant in comparison to the brain trust that appears to make up this board), it was scrapped and rebuilt for ESB. The original blueprints of the Falcon in the Archives have two title blocks: One that says "The Star Wars" (for ANH) and then another one titled "Empire Strikes Back" for "Chapter II Productions". It appears they simply took the original blueprints, retitled them, perhaps made notes where necessary, and then used them again for ESB. Of course, new ones were drawn for sets/parts created specifically for ESB. And, you'll be happy to know, they all appear to exist.

    --Don
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    Nov 21, 2008, 5:18 PM - Re: FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #14

    The dashboard bezels also used for the Han in Carbonite control panels can be seen on front section by the windows.
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    Nov 21, 2008, 5:36 PM - Re: FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #15

    artoo77 said: View Post
    I believe I edited it now to read "FULL SCALE"...if it's not showing up that way, please let me know what I need to do to stop the confusion.

    I apologize to everyone who's dreams were dashed...

    To the best of my knowledge (which is pretty insignificant in comparison to the brain trust that appears to make up this board), it was scrapped and rebuilt for ESB. The original blueprints of the Falcon in the Archives have two title blocks: One that says "The Star Wars" (for ANH) and then another one titled "Empire Strikes Back" for "Chapter II Productions". It appears they simply took the original blueprints, retitled them, perhaps made notes where necessary, and then used them again for ESB. Of course, new ones were drawn for sets/parts created specifically for ESB. And, you'll be happy to know, they all appear to exist.

    --Don
    (Yup, the edited title is there now.)

    I wonder who built this cockpit then, for the Holiday Special in the fall of '78? Was it ILM, or the ABC (or CBS or NBC--I forget who aired it) set department who built it? It's been a while since I've watched the special, but from this pic it looks pretty bare bones, and not even quite full scale.

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    Nov 21, 2008, 5:38 PM - Re: FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #16

    Thread needz pics.





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    Nov 21, 2008, 6:10 PM - Re: FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #17

    Possibly PM the guy who started this thread as he has the correct seats which were modified for filming. Sorry the pics are taken down as the thread is old http://www.therpf.com/showthread.php...t=martin+baker

    Hope this helps

    Chris
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    Nov 21, 2008, 8:15 PM - Re: FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #18

    To go with the above pics of the ANH Falcon, here are a couple pics of the Holiday special version, which is a bare bones, smaller version.


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    Nov 21, 2008, 10:41 PM - Re: FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #19

    The levers that Han pulls down when ever the Falcon goes into hyperspace are also the pistons on C-3PO's knees, I'm pretty sure.

    I also agree with with mverta on the upside down R2-D2 holos.
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    Nov 21, 2008, 10:48 PM - Re: FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #20

    I have heard rumors that it was modeled after a Handley Page Victor cockpit.

    http://www.classicaircraft.co.uk/pho...b1_cockpit.htm

    It is quite possible they used parts directly from that aircraft/variants or similar aircraft like the Avro Vulcan.

    Ed
  21. SithLord is offline SithLord
    Nov 22, 2008, 12:15 AM - Re: FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #21

    I think we can safely assume the seats are from a WWII or post-war aircraft?
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    Nov 22, 2008, 12:28 AM - Re: FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #22

    That cockpit doesn't look like it's "from" anything... it's just standard Star Wars tech, just like on the Death Star!

    Black consoles with big rectangles outlined in thin masking tape... big glowing round elevator buttons... metal accents here and there...
  23. SithLord is offline SithLord
    Nov 22, 2008, 12:34 AM - Re: FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #23

    Yes the Death Star panel look is definitely there...along with similar flight buttons and switches...

    Just for reference...







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    Nov 22, 2008, 12:35 AM - Re: FULL SIZE Millenium Falcon Cockpit from ANH #24

    Yep - rear seats are Martin Baker Mark 4 ejection seat. Took me three years to track one down, and I got lucky. I don't think these are in the states as they were mostly in British aircraft.

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