With the help of a veteran fighter pilot (Lou Gossett), an 18-year-old ace (Jason Gedrick) commandeers an F-16 in an attempt to rescue his father, held hostage in an unnamed Arab country (but you can guess which one). “I think we’re living at a time when getting back to basics and positive American feelings of patriotism are very important,” was how producer Ron Samuels put it. With David Suchet, Tim Thomerson, and Larry B. Scott; Canadian-born Sidney J. Furie (Gable and Lombard) directed and coauthored the screenplay (1986).