A 3,000-pound hulk of metal without wings or upward force is not designed to soar through the air and land intact. Getting one to do so—or, at least, creating the cinematic illusion that it does—is a difficult feat. In car-chase movies of the 1970s and '80s, it involved fearless stunt drivers, computer modeling, and even catapults—not to mention scores of wrecked vehicles and more than a few compressed vertebrae. Today's filmmakers also use costly CGI.
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