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Jerry and Cass have always been competitive. Now that Cass is a well respected Naval aviator like his father, Jerry leaves the submarine service to become a flying cadet with Class 61 at ... See full summary »
The ship that Scat thinks is shooting at him during his solo flight is the destroyer U.S.S. Chandler (DD-206). Commissioned in 1919, she was converted to a minesweeper (DMS-9) in 1941 and served throughout World War II in the Pacfic earning 8 battle stars. She was decommissioned in November 1945 and sold for scrap a year later.
When the trainees arrive Pensacola there are several shots of planes taxiing and flying. In the background there are mountains, which do not exist around Pensacola. Rather, the scenes were filmed at North Island Naval Air Station, San Diego CA and Point Loma was the mountainous area in the background.