Star Wars Episode VII – Millenium Falcon Spotted By Flight School Pilot

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A pilot from Airbourne Aviation, a flight school located in Popham, Hampshire in the UK, happened to come across something unusual while flying over Greenham Common. He spotted what appears to be the Millennium Falcon in mid construction, which will be used in Star Wars: Episode VII. The photo below was tweeted along with the message: “Last tweet for the night. I spotted this at the weekend whilst flying over Greenham Common.” An X-Wing Fighter is also visible to the right of the Falcon.


The Millennium Falcoln first appeared in the original Star Wars movie and was piloted by Han Solo, played by Harrison Ford, and Chewbacca The Wookiee, played by Peter Mayhew. Han Solo famously used the Millennium Falcon to make the Kessel runs in under 12 parcecs. (LOL) Kind of nice to see that they are building actual set pieces and models and relying less on CGI to be more consistent with the Original Star Wars Trilogy.

Star Wars: Episode VII is the first chapter of a new trilogy that takes place 30 years after Return Of The Jedi. The movie is being directed by J. J. Abrams and will reunite the original cast as well as new cast members to continue the Star Wars saga. Episode VII is currently being filmed in locations such as Abu Dhabi, Iceland and various locations in the UK. Star Wars Episode VII is scheduled to be released domestically on December 18th, 2015.

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Joe moved from New York to Florida back in 1997. He currently resides in St. Petersburg and visits the parks frequently. His first visit to the Magic Kingdom was when he was 8 years old back in 1974. Joe originally originally started as a photographer for WDWNT and is now the host of WDWNT: Nerd Alert, our movie reviewer and reports the news for WDWNT. You can contact Joe through email at [email protected]

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