Hoogvliegers (2020): S01E03 – Speak Up


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.


Rutger’s illicit stunt to chase the Russians gets him summoned to court martial, but his general kin gets him off and once the politicians decide to award him the highest air force decoration, he is ‘untouchable’. The promoted class starts their F-16 training on a US air base in Tucson, Arizona, instructed by the legendary Dutch pilot Derek ‘Lucky’ Lanshof, who preaches the outspoken culture of speaking up among all ranks. Rutger starts commiserating with his rival, slowest-learning classmate Dennis, who looses his self-confidence and can’t cope with his aptly …

Hoogvliegers Series

You can find a full index and overview of Hoogvliegers here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 25 January 2020.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: PG.
  • Country: Holland.
  • Language: Dutch.

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