Disney PLANES: What Dusty Crophopper Looks Like in Real Life
“Sergio” has found a photo of the real life Dusty. A painted Cessna 188.
As you can see, they definitely shortened him …
I think animation design-wise, they make him more of an underdog by making him seem smaller/shorter … diecast wise, it’s a bonus as they save on weight and materials.
Thanks for the fun pic, “Sergio!”