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Jet Pilot (1957) was a Action - Drama Film directed by Josef von Sternberg and produced by Howard Hughes.

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Lt. Anna Marladovna Shannon: Is this a collision course I'm flying?
Col. Jim Shannon: Drop your dive brakes. You're right on top of it.


Lt. Anna Marladovna Shannon: [When asked why a fellow Russian has ejected from an aircraft sitting on the runway] He must have pulled the seat ejection lever instead of the seat adjustment lever!


Lt. Anna Marladovna Shannon: Have you had many of them?
Col. Jim Shannon: Many what?
Lt. Anna Marladovna Shannon: Women.


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The US Air Force, still taking advantage of Chuck Yeager's 1947 supersonic flight for publicity, offered his services as a stunt pilot. During a stunt involving the inverted dive of an F-86, Yeager misjudged the dive and overstressed the plane's tail, causing the horizontal stabilizer to come apart while he was too low to eject. He barely managed to pull out.
After intercepting the B-36 in a F-94 Starfire, they are shown departing in a F-80 Shooting Star.
The film was produced by RKO in 1950 which was owned by Howard Hughes. By the time it was released in 1957, Hughes had sold RKO and the film was released by Universal.
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