Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by xdmisato, Jun 24, 2020.
One heck of an upgrade for Swindler!
Biff = Manure Truck
Clara = Horse-drawn carriage
Except the main character in Top Gun isn't Maverick. His name's Pete Mitchell.
That's an interesting point. Callsigns or whatever go with planes as well as pilots, right?
I remember hearing the U.S. Air Force had an F15 named Starscream with Decepticon insignia and that the jet and her pilot both use the name.
Anyone in the service care to explain? Are jets and pilots "attached" like that?
The pilot has the call-sign. He's Maverick regardless of what plane he's in. That's how they know where he is.
But that's not his "name" like Marty or Doc. His jet gaining a bot mode and assuming the call-sign isn't fat fetched.
Also, Maverick isn't the only guy in the plane. He'll have his co-pilot, who also has a call sign.
What would be nice is making it 1/18 scale with 3 3/4 Doc and Marty figures.
Front page! Definately buying this as Im a sucker for nostalgia.
Next release: Airwolf super copter, pretty please?
BTTF x TF? Yes please.
Army tanker here, long time lurker, very occasional poster. So the way callsigns work (at least for the armor community) is that it can be both; in the tanking world, it’s dependent on platoon/command team (Red, White, Blue, 7, 6, and 5, the latter three being the First Sergeant, Commander, and Executive Officer, respectively) and the tank. There are four tanks to a platoon, and four crewmen per tank so it expands to them. For example, my tank is Red 3. The commander of the tank would be Red 3 Actual, and I’d be Red 3 Delta (delta in this case meaning driver, as that’s my position in the tank). The other two crewmen would be Red 3 Lima (the loader) and Red 3 Golf (the gunner). Not entirely sure if military aircraft follow a similar pattern, but I hope this clears it up some
Awesome! I just watched through the trilogy a couple weeks ago. A-Team GMC van when?
The sequel is called Top Gun:Maverick not Top Gun Pete. In the context of the films Maverick is understood to be Pete Mitchell and vice versa. After all the point of a call sign is to identify a specific individual.
It makes perfect sense to use his call sign for the robot, but it’s still named after the main character of Top Gun. At the end of the day though it’s not important enough of a distinction for me waste any more time on it. I don’t care what they’re called or why, I’m getting them anyway.
Stephen King's Christine for a Decepticon.
Huh. If so, "Maverick" the Transformer could be the plane flown IN Top Gun and not just a robot Tom Cruise who turns into a jet.
LikeI say, in the spirit of silly fun, I DO want IDW to publish a ONE SHOT clarifying if this is the jet from Top Gun with hidden adventures of its own while Tom Cruise goes off and does stuff or if this is Tom Cruise AS A TRANSFORMER and he's an Autobot who enrolls in USAF and experiences the plot of Top Gun, plays volleyball with humans, falls for a human woman or a carbot fembot, etc. Does the toy represent the pilot as a Transformer and go through a version of the movie's events or is he the jet from the movie who's secretly an undercover Autobot the whole time.
Me: Shut up Wallet you wont get a say against me buying more Colab TFs when they are available.
I really like the Ectotron & I already was planning on getting Maverick. So now I gotta keep my eye out for a BttF TF that could be really Awesome.
Possible first Colab TF fembot. Cool. My wallet would not be pleased.
Since we're making requests, can I get the Pork Chop Express from Big Trouble in Little China?
I'd say it's no less his name than Doc is...
Wonder Woman's invisible jet or James Bond's Aston Martin for me.
If Doc Brown and Egon can create a Transformer, Q absolutely can too.
Also, root for a commander Tidal Wave because I'd absolutely buy a SHIELD Hellicarrier.
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