About the film
Release Date: October 22, 1936
|Slogan||:||«PETER B. KYNE'S SKY THRILLER!»|
|Production Companies||:||RKO Radio Pictures|
|Writers||:||Edmund L. Hartmann, J. Robert Bren, Peter B. Kyne|
At Portland, Oregon, playboy pilot Len Kendrick lands at the end of a cross-country record flight, met by his father J.P. Kendrick who owns Amalgamated Air Lines. Len is a media darling, adored by fans for his daring flights. He is in love with Amalgamated stewardess Kay Armstrong who is dating veteran pilot "Wad" Madison. Len dates her sister Penny who learns that his hard-drinking and recklessness has caused the death of his co-pilot. Penny knows that he was drinking before the fateful flight and only escaped prosecution by bribing a bartender. She leaves Len who ends up at Amalgamated as a line pilot, being tutored by Wad.