Here Come the Jets (1959)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 71 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Logan (Steve Brodie) is a drunken washed up veteran Korean War pilot. Randall (John Doucette) is an enterprising aircraft plant operator who rescues Logan from the drunk tank. Randall believes Logan can shake off demon alcohol and become the main test pilot for his new line of fliers. He passes rough tests in simulated and real flights while battling his urge for the bottle and learning about jet construction.

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aerial, alcoholism, barnstorming, chance, couple, courage, craziness, executive, flight, flight-simulator, flying, jet, plans, progress, redemption, rehabilitation [physical therapy], setback, test-pilot, veteran [military]