Hoogvliegers (2020): S01E06 – Piano Burning


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.


The pilots class is ready for graduation at the Arizona air base and early assignments, as Dutch operations in Syria must be resumed soon. General Roderick Walema tells instructor Derek ‘Lucky’ Lanshof to exclude Leyla, whose Turkish family fled Istanbul when her father, a colonel, refused to partake in Erdogan’s counter-coup repression. Rutger threats to resign unless she graduates too, after which the general withdraws his opposition to the press exposing Rutger’s parricidal past and unqualified stunt with the MiGs. Guus and Rutger are still assigned to fly F-16 …

Hoogvliegers Series

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

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 15 February 2020.
  • Running Time: 60 minutes.
  • Rating: PG.
  • Country: Holland.
  • Language: Dutch.

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