PG | | Adventure, Drama
A biplane pilot who had missed flying in WWI takes up barnstorming and later a movie career in his quest for the glory he had missed, eventually getting a chance to prove himself in a film ... See full summary »
One of the stunts the movie recounts is the first outside loop. It's the stunt that kills Ezra Stiles. The first person in the U.S. to successfully perform an outside loop was Jimmy Doolittle, who went on to become a hero of WWII.
Guess who's still alive... ME!
Following the scene of Waldo's initial wing walk, there is an aerial view of four planes flying but there are five plane shadows on the ground. The fifth shadow is of the camera plane.