The Jordanian Air Force was enlisted to aid the shoot as Bay lensed in the ancient city of Petra.
“We were able to get Michael Bay and his crew up to the top of a mountain in Petra by sunrise and back down again by sunset with the help of five helicopters from the air force,” says the Royal Film Commission’s George David. “No one has ever shot there before.”
Bay also lensed in the valley area of Wadi Rum as well as the famously fertile city of Salt.
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