Aces: Iron Eagle III

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Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992)

Aces: Iron Eagle III is the third installment in the Iron Eagle film series. Helmed by veteran Bond director John Glen, the 1992 sequel follows retired USAF Colonel Charles "Chappy" Sinclair (Louis Gossett Jr.), who now is part of an air show that features vintage World War II planes. He then finds himself joining forces with three fellow World War II pilots and a young Peruvian villager in order to take down a former Nazi war criminal who is heading a drug cartel in Peru.


The following weapons were used in the film Aces: Iron Eagle III:

Contents


Pistiols

M1911A1

Chappy carries an M1911A1 pistol while searching for Anna.

Pre WWII M1911A1
The M1911A1 is held by USAF Charles "Chappy" Sinclair (Louis Gossett Jr.).

Nambu Type 14

Horikoshi (Sonny Chiba) carries what appears to be a Nambu Type 14 Pistol before entering an apartment.

Nambu Type 14 8x22mm Nambu
Horikoshi (Sonny Chiba) pulls his Nambu pistol.

Revolvers

Colt Detective Special (Nickel)

Bigman (Bob Minor) pulls a nickel-plated Colt Detective Special during a confrontation with Chappy.

Colt Detective Special 1st Gen with nickel finish and pearl grips - .38 Special
In the center, the revolver is seen in the hands of Bigman (Bob Minor).
The revolver is seen at the bottom right.

Ruger Redhawk

A Ruger Redhawk appears to be the revolver seen in the hands of one of Bigman's henchmen during a standoff with Chappy.

Ruger Redhawk, Blued steel - .44 Magnum
At the right, the revolver is seen.

Rifles/Carbines

AKM

What appears to be an AKM rifle is used by Tee Vee (Phill Lewis), notably when dangling upside down from a tree. Similar rifles are used by cartel soldiers, Anna (Rachel McLish) and other villagers.

AKM - 7.62x39mm
What appears to be an empty AKM rifle is held by Tee Vee (Phill Lewis) while dangling upside down from a tree.

Colt Sporter II Carbine

Anna Morales (Rachel McLish) uses what appears to be a Colt Sporter II Carbine converted to resemble an XM177. A similar carbine is used by Escovez (Juan Fernández).

Colt Sporter II Carbine with 30 round magazine - 5.56x45mm
Anna Morales (Rachel McLish) uses what appears to be a Colt Sporter II Carbine.
A similar carbine is used by Escovez (Juan Fernández).
Anna with the carbine.

M16A1 Rifle

Some cartel soldiers can be seen carrying M16A1 rifles.

M16A1 with 30-round magazine - 5.56x45mm
A cartel soldier fires his M16A1.

Colt AR-15A2 Sporter II

Several DEA agents including including Agent Warren Crawford (Tom Bower) are seen with Colt AR-15A2 Sporter II rifles, as identified by their slabside lower receivers, A1 upper receivers and A2 furniture.

Colt AR15A2 Sporter II (Model 6500), early model with A1 upper receiver - 5.56x45mm NATO
DEA Agent Warren Crawford (Tom Bower) uses what appears to be a Colt AR-15A2 Sporter II rifle.

Submachine Guns

Uzi

The full size Uzi is used by several cartel soldiers.

IMI Uzi - 9x19mm
The Uzi is fired by a cartel soldier.

Machine Guns

M60D

The M60D machine gun is seen mounted in enemy gun positions.

M60D machine gun 7.62x51mm NATO
A Peruvian soldier mans the M60D at the Air Force base.

Browning M2 Aircraft

The P38 Lightning flown by Chappy is armed with quad Browning M2 Aircraft machine guns. Some of the other World War II vintage planes, the RAF Submarine Spitfire flown by Palmer (Christopher Cazenove) and the Messerschmitt BF-109 flown by Liechmann (Horst Buchholz) are armed with what appear to be Browning M2 guns (in reality, the BF-109 was a modified P51 Mustang). The machine gun is also mounted in enemy gun positions.

Browning M2 Aircraft, Flexible - .50 BMG
On the left, an M2 Aircraft is fired from a machine gun nest.
Browning M2 Aircraft, Fixed- .50 BMG
Quad machine guns are mounted in the nose of Chappy's P-38. In this image, the plane is a miniature.
Closeup of the machine gun mounted in the wing of Palmer's Spitfire.

Browning AN/M2

The Mitsubishi A6M Zero flown by Horikoshi (Sonny Chiba) appears to have Browning AN/M2 machine guns mounted in the wing. In reality, these should be Type 97 machine guns.

Browning AN/M2, fixed mount - .30-06 Springfield
Closeup of the machine gun mounted in the wing of Horikoshi's Zero. Note the distinctive muzzle of the AN/M2.

Messerschmit 263 Cannon (M134)

Gustav Kleiss (Paul Freeman) flies a prototype Messerschmit 263 (in reality the aircraft was a Scaled Composites ARES) that is armed with six-barreled rotary cannon. When seen fired in closeup, the weapon resembles an M134 minigun.

General Electric M134 - 7.62x51mm NATO
Closeup of the rotary cannon mounted on the side of Kleiss's prototype Messerschmit 263. Here the weapon resembles an M134 minigun.

Shotguns

12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun

A short barreled 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun is used by TeeVee.

Charles Parker 1878 shotgun - 12 Gauge.
The short barreled 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun is used by TeeVee (Phill Lewis).

Other

DefTech 1315 Gas Gun

The DefTech 1315 Gas Gun is carried by Palmer (Christopher Cazenove) in his Spitfire. He uses it to great effect when confronting a Peruvian Air Force jet.

DefTech 1315 - 37mm
Closeup of the DefTech 1315 Gas Gun is carried by Palmer (Christopher Cazenove) in his Spitfire.
Palmer takes out the gas gun while flying his Spitfire.

M67 Hand Grenade

Tee Vee (Phill Lewis) carries several M67 hand grenades on his vest while in Peru.

M67 High-Explosive Fragmentation hand grenade.
Several M67 hand grenades are seen carried on the vest worn by Tee Vee (Phill Lewis) while dangling upside down from a tree.

M26 Hand Grenade

Tee Vee (Phill Lewis) carries an M26 Hand Grenade on his vest while in Peru.

M26 High-Explosive Fragmentation Hand Grenade
An M26 hand grenade is seen on the vest worn by Tee Vee (Phill Lewis) while dangling upside down from a tree.


See Also

Iron Eagle Film Series
Iron Eagle (1986)  •  Iron Eagle II (1988)   •  Aces (1992)  •  On the Attack (1995)



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