Angel of the Skies (2013)

Angel of the Skies (2013). Determined to join the fight against Nazi Germany, Earl Kirk (Nicholas van der Bijl), a young South African pilot, leaves his pregnant fiancé and volunteers … Continue Reading →

Fortress (2012)

Fortress (2012). Based on actual events. When the commander of the crew of a B17 Flying Fortress bomber is killed in action in a raid over Sicily in 1943, his … Continue Reading →

Flyboys (2006)

Flyboys (2006). “Flyboys, the first World War I aviation film in over 30 years, is inspired by the epic, courageous tale of the American young men who would become known … Continue Reading →

Sixty Years of US Aviation 1907-1967

http://aviationexplorer.tumblr.com | Air Force USAF United States Air Force History Film. 60 Years of Aviation – USAAF (AAF) and USAF 1907 to 1967.

Mayday at 40,000 Feet! (1976)

Mayday at 40,000 Feet! (1976). Blinding snow threatens to send a jetliner hurtling toward doom. But Captain Pete Douglass (David Janssen, TV’s The Fugitive) has more than a snowstorm to … Continue Reading →

Red Tails (2012)

Red Tails (2012). Academy Award® Winner Cuba Gooding Jr. and Academy Award® Nominee Terrence Howard lead a powerful ensemble cast in this high-flying epic inspired by the real-life adventures of … Continue Reading →

The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)

The Tuskegee Airmen (1995). The story of the ‘fighting 99th’–the first squadron of African American U.S. Army Air Corps fighter pilots in WWII. The ‘fighting 99th’ was the first squadron … Continue Reading →

X-15 (1961)

X-15 (1961). This breathtaking, jet-fueled journey of high-altitude filmmaking blasted audiences from zero-G to 4,000 miles per hour with its thrilling tale of America’s victory in the space race. Starring David … Continue Reading →

Wings Over Honolulu (1937)

Wings Over Honolulu (1937). Bad luck plagues a Navy flyer gets involved in a romantic triangle in addition to the ordeal of court-martial proceedings while stationed in Hawaii.   

Wings of the Navy (1939)

Wings of the Navy (1939). Two brothers (George Brent, John Payne) train as Navy pilots, go to Honolulu and romance the same girl (Olivia de Havilland). With war clouds gathering in Europe, … Continue Reading →