When Doug's father, an Air Force Pilot, is shot down by MiGs belonging to a radical Middle Eastern state, no one seems able to get him out. Doug finds Chappy, an Air Force Colonel who is intrigued by the idea of sending in two fighters piloted by himself and Doug to rescue Doug's father after bombing the MiG base. Their only problems: Borrowing two fighters, getting them from California to the Mediteranean without anyone noticing, and Doug's inability to hit anything unless he has music playing. Then come the minor problems of the state's air defenses. Written by
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Did You Know?
The Stateside scenes around the Air Force base were filmed at Camarillo Airport in Oxnard, California. In real life, Camarillo Airport was itself a USAF base, going by the name of Oxnard AFB until its closure and handover to civilian authorities in 1970. As in the movie, Oxnard flew Fighter aircraft, operating the supersonic McDonnell F-101 Voodoo and Convair F-106 Delta Dart until the base closed. Some of the buildings still existing on the property adjacent to the airfield were built and used by the Air Force. See more
All Air Force members and/or civilians are not allowed to wear hats/flight caps on the Flightline. They can fall off and create FOD (Foreign Object Damage). See more
[During Ted Master's trial
You are allowed a statement on your behalf.
This trial is a fraud. At no time did we violate your airspace.
The credits are yellow over a blue background, as opposed to the normal white over a black background. See more
Referenced in Rewind This!
Road of the Gypsy
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