Those poor Air Force guys got a trio of "Iron Eagle" flicks that went from bad to horrible, whereas the Navy flyboys got this great 1980's classic.
By the time she graduated and entered into the United States Air Force, the Combat Exclusion Law had been lifted for aviation positions.
But this didn’t mean the young pilot’s career would be free from challenges.
In the meantime, Mau agreed to answer a few questions for us. My earliest memory of wanting to fly was when I was about five years old; I remember watching fighter aircraft in the traffic pattern at the El Toro MCAS (Marine Corp Air Station) and telling my mom that I wanted to do that when I grew up.
According to her, she said girls couldn’t do that yet, but I only remember her telling me that girls can’t do that at all.
On almost no fuel, Maverick is able to talk him back down to the carrier.
When his wingman turns in his wings, Maverick is moved up in the standings and sent to the Top Gun Naval Flying School.If you could fly anything right now, what would it be? I’d like to fly the F-22 just for comparison sake since it’s also a fifth generation Lockheed Martin product.But my passion would be to fly old war birds like the P-51 or P-40.There he fights the attitudes of the other pilots and an old story of his father's death in combat that killed others due to his father's error.Maverick struggles to be the best pilot, stepping on the toes of his other students and in another way to Charlie Blackwood, a civilian instructor to whom he is strongly attracted.What is the most amazing experience you’ve had in your job? I have seen no better example of teamwork and integration between the JTAC, MQ-9, and the 4 F-15E aircrew than during this particular sortie.