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Who plays Windlifter in Planes Fire and Rescue?

Who plays Windlifter in Planes Fire and Rescue?

Wes StudiPlanes: Fire & Rescue
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A group of 50-60 National Native Media Conference attendees were treated to a pre-release screening of Disney’s latest animated film, Planes: Fire and Rescue featuring Wes Studi as the voice of Windlifter, a water-bombing helicopter.

What kind of plane is Windlifter?

transport helicopter
Windlifter is a Sikorsky S-64 Skycrane, a heavy-lift transport helicopter often used for forestry and firefighting.

Is planes fire and rescue a Disney movie?

Planes: Fire & Rescue (also known as Planes 2) is a 2014 American 3D computer-animated comedy-adventure film. Produced by Disneytoon Studios, it was theatrically released by Walt Disney Pictures on July 18, 2014.

What plane is cabbie in Planes Fire and Rescue?

Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar
He appears to be modeled after a Fairchild C-119 Flying Boxcar. Faded U.S. Air Force markings can be seen on both sides of his fuselage, right next to the cockpit windows.

What does Tmst stand for in planes?

Ryker. Ryker (voice of Kevin Richardson), a 17-year veteran of the Transportation Management Safety Team (TMST), not only lives by the book when it comes to airport accident investigations, he wrote the book.

Who is the voice of blade in planes fire and rescue?

Ed Harris
Blade Ranger (voice of Ed Harris), a veteran fire-and-rescue helicopter, heads up the Piston Peak Air Attack team. Haunted by a storied past, he’s a tough and demanding air boss with a wry sense of humor, and he’s not exactly enthusiastic about his new trainee Dusty.

Who dies in Planes Fire and Rescue?

In Planes: Fire & Rescue, Blazin’ Blade Ranger was once an actor for the television show CHoPs (parody of CHiPs) alongside Nick Loopin’ Lopez, until Nick was unexpectedly killed in a freak accident during the filming of the show’s 139th episode, and Blade was unable to save him in time.

Why is Planes not a Pixar movie?

Planes is a spin-off of its car counterpart Cars, and the first film in the Planes trilogy. Pixar Animation Studios, however, did not produce the film. Instead, it was produced by DisneyToon Studios. It was theatrically released on August 9, 2013.

Why would you want to jump out of a perfectly good airplane?

When you decide to put your life at risk and jump out of an airplane, it will bond you with whomever you share that experience with — especially if they’re also experiencing it for the very first time. Jumping with your friends will bring you closer.

Who is the Windlifter in planes and rescue?

Windlifter is a wise, soft-spoken Native American helicopter. Like all of the fire-fighters, Windlifter puts his life on the line to save innocent ones from wildfires. In Planes: Fire & Rescue, Windlifter is first seen flexing on piles of logs when Dusty Crophopper arrives in Piston Peak National Park.

Why did Windlifter want to be a firefighter?

The American Indian’s wisdom is vast—he’s chock full of fire folklore, and his connection to nature allows him to sense fires before they’re even spotted. The former lumberjack became a firefighter to help others, and no mission is too big or difficult for Windlifter.

What does Windlifter do in World of cars?

Windlifter is a heavy-lift helicopter who can hoist dozens of trees or a huge tank of fire retardant. The American Indian’s wisdom is vast—he’s chock full of fire folklore, and his connection to nature allows him to sense fires before they’re even spotted.

What kind of helicopter is in Planes Fire and rescue?

Windlifter is a green helicopter and a major character in the 2014 Disneytoon Studios animated feature film, Planes: Fire & Rescue.