I know someone will have the name of this movie. William Holden starred in a
late 50's movie as a test pilot, at Edwards Airforce base, who was busy
battling his personal demons while flying high speed jets.
What's the title of this movie? Is it available on DVD?
The eagle has landed
Toward the Unknown (UK "Brink of Hell")
USAF- William Holden (ex USAAF); redeems himself as Test pilot. Shot at
Edwards AFB with Bell X-2, Douglas X-3 Stileto, Martin XB-51 (as "XF120",
this had a fatal crash during a filming ferry flight).
Lockheed XF-92 Starfire (as "XF-102") burned up forthe crash scene!, 2
Lockheed F-94C Starfires (one was flown by Pete Everest), F-101 Voodoo N.A.
F-100 Super Sabre, Convair F-102 Delta Dagger, Douglas B-66, Convair B-36,
Douglas D-558 II, Boeing B-47's, B-25 Mitchell, C-47, T-33, F-84E/G/F
Thunderjets, Sikorsky H-19.
Written by ex-B-24 Group Cdr. Beirne Lay.