R | | Action, Comedy
A young pilot finds himself recruited unwittingly into a covert and corrupt C.I.A. airlift organization operating in Vietnam War-era Laos.
The motto of "Air America" was: "Anything. Anywhere. Anytime."
There are *no* American combat forces in Laos.
When Billy and Babo go in for lack of fuel near the end, the sound of a spluttering piston engine is heard, but the Pilatus plane uses a turboprop engine.
In the USA network version not only are most of the swears edited out, but also the reference to a "Jap" airstrip. The word "Jap", short for Japanese, was dropped due to fear of it possibly being interpreted as a racial slur.
$8,064,480 (USA) (12 August 1990)
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