Hoogvliegers (2020): S01E02 – Icarus


Follows three friends through their many years of intensive training to become fighter pilots with the Royal Netherlands Air Force and as they graduate and carry out a dangerous mission in the Middle East.


Guus’s class completes their general Royal Military Academy (KMA) training, despite Rutger’s trigger-happy failure for the whole team in a combat situation. They are admitted to the pilot training on air base Woensdrecht, under civilian instructors, notably failed cadet Erik Groenmans. Russian fighters test NATO alertness by invading even Dutch air space, a it happens just on the day Rutger despairs passing the gravity vomit simulator test and ‘steals’ first and his possibly last flight as Guus’s wing-man, then ignores commands to return but manages to scare off the …

Hoogvliegers Series

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Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 18 January 2020.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: PG.
  • Country: Holland.
  • Language: Dutch.

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