Entries by Bea Hojilla

Aviation Themed Films

ATF – Post No. 2 The film, a romantic action-war picture, was rewritten by scriptwriters Hope Loring and Louis D. Lighton from a story by John Monk Saunders to accommodate Bow, Paramount’s biggest star at the time. Wellman was hired as he was the only director in Hollywood at the time who had World War I combat pilot experience, although Richard […]

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How to Become a Pilot

REQUIREMENTSAt least 17 years of age or olderFluent in both verbal and written EnglishPreferably 20/20 Vision and must NOT be colorblind Find a qualified school (Aeronav Flight School) and enroll! Step 1: Apply for a Student Pilot License STUDENT PILOT LICENSE□2nd Class Medical Certificate□NSO Birth Certificate□NBI Clearance Step 2: Undergo Ground Training (100 Hours)Subjects for discussion:– Aircraft […]

Aviation Themed Films

ATF-Post No. 1 The Right Stuff is a 1983 American epic historical drama film. It was adapted from Tom Wolfe‘s best-selling 1979 book of the same name about the Navy, Marine and Air Force test pilots who were involved in aeronautical research at Edwards Air Force Base, California, as well as the Mercury Seven, the seven military pilots who were selected to be the astronauts for Project Mercury, the first manned spaceflight by […]