The P-40s were hand-me-downs, pretty well beat up by the time the Tuskegee Airmen got to them, more like. A combat record which, to this point. You just got here, Maurice. Easy, you're the best friend I got. The sky is blue and my guns are hot.
You stay on, but you keep an eye on it, all right? Graduating college at 20, Pushing yourself mighty hard to please him. Ray Gannon's dog tags, sir. Where the hell are you, Lightning? Watch me become an ace today, boys. Get your head up, son. His plane had been damaged in a dogfight with the Americans and the Americans followed him back to the airfield. I'll stick out like a pig in a poultry shop. Colonel, I'll give it to you straight.
I won't even take that action. Declan 'Winky' Hall: Experience is a cruel teacher, gives the exam first and then the lesson. I was in prison with Lieutenant Gannon. I decided when I get home. Four of us got out.
Yeah, well, lucky at love and lucky at cards. Lightning, when are you gonna learn this is not a game? That, to me, is the essence of acting. Director Anthony Hemingway and producer Rick McCallum managed to exhibit the inspirational and aspirational story behind the fly boys of Tuskegee with Red Tails. On the rare occasion where a 262 squadron would actually stick around and dogfight for the most part, they would simply dive through bomber formations and take out as many as they could in one pass , P-51 pilots would follow the 262s into their dives, where the 51's superior initial acceleration would actually allow them to outrun the 262 and thus give them the upper hand. Executive Producer George Lucas had long been an aviation buff as demonstrated in and had wanted to make a film about the Tuskegee Airmen for years, but was unable to secure funding due to difficulty of marketing films with predominantly black casts to white and international audiences. Although I understand your plane didn't fare any better than the train. I'm a little dizzy, but other than that, I'm fine.
Junior, watch out for that flak! Just remember, we're here to protect the bombers. It can go on forever. Make quick work of them. One in particular comes from Lightning during the squadron's first air combat mission. Junior, you're all clear, buddy. Hot tamales, and they're red hot Yes, she got them for sale. I'm telling you, Easy, that's a munitions train.
We can go back victorious. Is there a reason, sir? We've done all of that. Soldier boy Oh, do you think about me, soldier boy? I don't think I'm going to make it, Easy. The plane is promptly blown apart by a German fighter. You know, like I can't lose. Subverted, in that Junior manages to survive and escape on his own.
Don't just walk away from me. He called out many of the men's names he once knew and trained alongside as he picked them out from the photographs on the wall. While his team fought against Germans, he fought the enemy in Pentagon — the army leaders who were eyeing the Tuskegee program and the people involved in it with disdain thinking colored soldiers are inferior soldiers. Lars van Riesen He is a Luftwaffe Hauptmann. I'm sure your prayers are helping.
It came directly from Colonel Bullard in Washington. What are you doing here? Until then, I'm in control. What we do, how well we do it, does it matter? Circle a half-mile out and have Red Four bail. In the black community, you feel like you have to be all things to all men. The movie focuses on the combat activity to get the attention of the public. I chose you because I know you can't be a German spy, being colored and all. Those babies go so fast you can't even see them.
. Tail gunner, has the No, sir. Never thought that you would be Standing here so close to me There's so much I feel that I should say But words can wait Until some other day How about one time you bring my plane home without wrecking it? On the flight line at 0530. All right, all right, all right. I never even met a girl as beautiful as this plane.