Dating the right stuff
It flew in USAF colors at Luke Air Force Base (near Glendale, Arizona) from 1964-1966.
Too often, there remains a huge gap between the skills required by the industry and what a graduate has to offer.
It covers the breaking of the sound barrier by Chuck Yeager to the Mercury 7 astronauts, showing that no one had a clue how to run a space program or how to select people to be in it.
Space program reads like a novel, and the film has that same fictional quality.
Thrilling, funny, charming and electrifying all at once.
According to the serial number seen on the canopy of Yeager's F-104, that particular aircraft was built as a G model, in Germany by Fokker Aircraft, for the Luftwaffe in 1963.