Titanic (film) trivia: The flying scene was shot on four different locations in and around the set. The pieces were then edited together to form a single seamless sequence. One notable location was Rosarito Beach where the scene was filmed outdoor with an actual sunset backdrop which was shot only in one take. James Cameron recalls the weather not being particularly great that day but suddenly the clouds parted and there was a beautiful light. Kate Winslet urged James Cameron to shoot the scene while the sunset was at its peak regardless of not having time for rehearsals. Several segments of that one take were used in the film’s final cut. Pick-up shots were filmed later on a sound stage with an artificial sunset background duplicated from the real one shot in Rosarito Beach.