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The X-Files: The Truth (2002) - Chris Carter wrote this storyline to finish the popular show in spectacular and quite dramatic fashion. Produced in two-part format, the BBC screened both episodes together as feature-length closure for cult phenomenon, The X-Files.

In the climactic action scenes, two black helicopter gunships (Eurocopter AS-355 Twin Star machines) firebomb the cliffside site of some American indian sacred caves to destroy secret evidence about the aliens.

Another A-star chopper was used as the camera-ship, and there's a Bell UH-1 Huey in the early sequence where hero FBI agent Mulder (David Duchovny) faces the tribunal at a top secret military base.

X-Files: The Truth behind-the-scenes
basecamp for the aerial unit in X-Files finale

black helicopters in The X-Files
ground camera unit for X-Files: The Truth

behind-the-scenes on location for The X-Files
gunships ready for action scene in The X-Files

airborne filming on X-Files final episode

black helicopters attack in X-Files
Robert Patrick as FBI agent Doggett in The X-Files

Thanks to Steve Stafford at Studio Wings for all these behind-the-scenes photos from THE X-FILES.