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7th Aug 2017

Flight (2012)

Factual error: When flight 227 departs Orlando, the thrust increases for 3 minutes. It should have increased for 30 seconds.

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21st Jun 2017

Home Alone (1990)

Factual error: Kate flies American Airlines to Scranton, but that airline did not serve Scranton in 1990. Also, a DC-10 is too big to be serviced at Scranton.

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Suggested correction: Air Force One, which is quite a bit larger than a DC-10, has landed at Scranton in the past (https://wnep.com/2013/08/22/air-force-one-lands-in-scranton/). Just because DC-10s don't generally land there doesn't mean they can't.

They are much more likely to make an exception for Air Force One than the are for a single family unless it was for something wrong with the flight or an emergency on the flight, not for a connecting flight to Chicago or a chance at a connecting flight.

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The idea is that DC-10s can land there for whatever reason.

The news article is from 2013. 23 years after the film. A lot of things can change in 23 years.

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Kate landed at Dallas first, then flew to Scranton. This is revealed in Kate's rant at the ticket agent.

Air Force One would park at GA parking, not at the terminal. The DC-10 that lands would have very likely parked at a gate for only 737s and smaller.

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Season 8 generally

Factual error: In the "Steamie or Diesel" game on the "All Aboard with the Steam Team" DVD, Spencer is incorrectly called a diesel even though he is a steamie. Whenever you get the wrong button, Spencer says he actually has a horn instead of a whistle and even says he is a diesel engine.

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Cautious Connor - S20-E15

Factual error: At the beginning of the episode, the narrator says that Connor and Caitlin are faster than Spencer, but Spencer, an LNER A4, holds the world speed record for steam locomotives.

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6th Feb 2017

Rings (2017)

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Suggested correction: There is nothing that indicates the airplane is a 747.

Wonky Whistle - S15-E17

Factual error: A "wonky" whistle doesn't sound like a slide whistle, it should sound like a weakened version of the correct whistle mixed with the hissing sound of steam. A "wonky" whistle would also leak steam constantly instead of being blown like a normal whistle.

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28th Dec 2016

Flight (2012)

Factual error: When the plane's altitude decreases from 28,000 to 27,000 ft on the altimeter, the digits to the right of the 8/7 do not change.

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Fiery Flynn - S15-E20

Factual error: In the U.K. narration, when Flynn sees Gordon, the narrator says "Flynn steamed in to a stop." but Flynn isn't steam powered. This mistake is fixed in the U.S. narration.

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Factual error: When Curt and Connie are at the railroad crossing, the lights flash but the bells do not ring. The lights on the gates don't flash either. The lights and bells on the railroad crossing are hooked up on the same circuit.

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1st Sep 2015

The Outsiders (1983)

Factual error: Even though this film is set in 1965, Burlington Northern locomotives can be seen. The railroad was formed in 1970. Also, an EMD GP40-2 can be seen at the beginning of the film, but the first ones were built in 1972.

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