An army pilot is attached to the Black Sheep squadron in an effort to allow him to be the top scoring ace against the Japanese. His directness and competitiveness soon leads him into conflict with the men he is flying with.
Did You Know?
One of the P-38's flown in this presentation was a former P-38M "Night Lightning," as can be seen by the double cockpit on the aircraft. The other P-38 had been modified from an air racing configuration and lacked a mocked-up Hispano M2(C) 20 mm cannon in its nose. It did have, however, mocked-up barrels for four Browning M2 .50 cal. machine guns in their correct locations. See more
US Army and Army Air Forces commissioned officers stopped wearing "U.S." on the shirt collar in August/September 1942. Rank insignia also was no longer worn on shirt shoulder loops at that time. This is set in 1943, yet the AAF officers depicted display rank on shoulder loops and the "U.S." insignia on the right collar. This is incorrect. See more