Jones plays his pilot instructor and senior ranked military officer during his flight training, while Young portrays his love interest. Jones plays his pilot instructor and senior ranked military officer during his flight training, while Young portrays his love interest. Told you I'd do it. Production of the film was a co-production between the and Nova International Films. One might go along with the suggestion that the Arizona desert and the Catamarca Desert, South America, look alike, but would they really have the exact same rocks? But first they have to be taught how to fly air-to-air combat missions. Jones doesn't exactly evoke memories of Gregory Peck in when he pep-talks Cage into a 'full-tilt boogie for freedom and justice'.
However, they are soon attacked at their base camp, and one Apache is destroyed. Cage is cast as a helicopter pilot attempting to help dismantle a drug cartel in South America. Multiple attempts to assault the cartel's mountainous compound have been thwarted by a fictional Scorpion-attack helicopter piloted by a mercenary pilot, Eric Stoller Bert Rhine. Billie Lee Guthrie: You keep them. You got what you wanted. The first problem was Apache pilots are a completely different breed than fighter jocks. The army decides to send in its best people from its Apache Air Combat school.
He survives, but his Apache is disabled. No self-respecting rotary wing aviator would be caught dead spouting that garbage. We have some decisions to make. Can the Apache stand up to it? Billie Lee Guthrie: I don't think so, Jake. Jake's arrogance and loose improvised style quickly earn him the mixed respect and chagrin of veteran pilot and flight instructor Brad Little.
All in all, Fire Birds had the right elements and the concepts, but they were jumbled together badly and handled wrong. With no air support, the cartel's defenses cease, and their leaders are later apprehended. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in. I'm scheduled to start hands-on at Fort Mitchell. It is the only aircraft that will. How soon can you fly the bird? In the battle, the pair of aircraft are destroyed, but Little is shot down and wounded. Swensson and retired Marine Capt.
They soon find him, as well as a pair of jet fighter aircraft who are also protecting the cartel. The storyline was conceived by retired Lt. Pilot Jake Preston is subsequently enlisted in the Apache air-to-air combat training program. During the training schedule, Preston is revealed to be suffering from an disability, which makes it difficult for him to utilize the Apache's visual input. Dale Dye and developed into a screenplay written by Paul F. Over the course of the rushed training program, Preston attempts to rekindle the relationship with Guthrie, with little success at first.
Jake Preston: I owe you a congratulations. If the movie you're posting hasn't been posted in the last two weeks, then you may post it. The movie featured elaborate aerial stunt sequences, involving combat helicopters. For as a whole, the film would cumulatively rank at a box office performance position of 83. Between technical advisers, stuntmen, and pilots, over 100 personnel were directly involved in the production aspects of the film. Between technical advisers, stuntmen, and pilots, over 100 personnel were directly involved in the production aspects of the film. And so it's hard to work up much enthusiasm for their destruction.
Sure its vaguely possible, but no sane person tries it. Army has been formed to dismantle one of the largest drug cartels operating in South America. It's a tradition for friends to seal a bargain with a kiss. It's more complicated than that. Stoller acted as a decoy and drew them in. Apache pilots are, indeed, typically at the rank of a warrant officer. .
He never listens to or sees anybody else in a scene, being too busy monitoring his own utterly mysterious, attention-getting responses. Using the Apache's manoeuvrability near a mountainous peak, Preston manages to trick Stoller into flying past him; then attacks and destroys his helicopter. Billie Lee Guthrie: I can try. Near the end, after Preston completes his training, he, along with his girlfriend Guthrie and his mentor Little track down Stoller while the other forces attack the cartel. The helicopter training aerial stunt sequences were designed by Richard T. The main thing is that we're here together.