R | | Action, Crime, Drama
The cop test pilot for an experimental police helicopter learns the sinister implications of the new vehicle.
Early in the film, when Murphy and Lymangood are in their first tour of duty. The female dispatcher who alerts them of a a robbery on Vineland and Burbank and a subsequent call is Shaaron Claridge, the same female dispatcher heard in the entire run of the TV series Adam-12 (1968). In real life, Claridge was a second-shift radiotelephone operator or police radio dispatcher at the Van Nuys Division of the Los Angeles Police Department. Her voice was also heard on episodes of Dragnet 1967 (1967), Lou Grant (1977) and Columbo (1971).
This sucker will do everything but cook your breakfast!
When the fighter pilot ejects they show him pulling a handle on the side of the seat. F-16 aircraft have ACES II seats, and the ejection handle is in the front of the seat, between the pilot's legs.
There are no opening credits after the title is shown.
Above mentioned stunt is still missing on the DVD version, although the complete version of it has been shown on TV!
$8,258,149 (USA) (15 May 1983)
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