Hoogvliegers (High Flyers) 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.
High Flyers tells the story of Rutger, Guus, and Laila. We follow them during their years of heavy training to become a fighter pilot in the Royal Dutch Air Force, and we are with them when they finally go on a dangerous mission in the Middle East. We stand close to these friends in their eventful journey to adulthood, we share their camaraderie, their grief, their joy, love, and fear, in times of peace and times of war.
- Episode 01: Suicide Watch.
- Episode 02: Icarus.
- Episode 03: Speak Up.
- Episode 04: The Legend of Jeremiah Weed.
- Episode 05: Panda Diplomacy.
- Episode 06: Piano Burning.
- Episode 07: Rien ne va Plus.
- Episode 08: Heart Attack.
Production & Filming Details
- Director(s): Bobby Boermans.
- Tom de Mol … co-producer (8 episodes, 2020).
- Steven Hillenius … assistant producer (8 episodes, 2020).
- Errol Nayci … producer (8 episodes, 2020).
- Berry van Zwieten … line producer (8 episodes, 2020).
- Writer(s): Willem Bosch, Philip Delmaar, and Errol Nayci.
- Music: Laurens Goedhart and Fons Merkies.
- Cinematography: Jeroen de Bruin and Lennert Hillege.
- Editor(s): Bas Icke, Jasper Quispel, and Paul Andre Oliehoek.
- Production: Storytellers Film & TV, TDMP (co-production, as Tom de Mol Productions), and TDMP Services (service production).
- Distributor(s): Nederlandse Publieke Omroep (NPO) and Evangelische Omroep (EO).
- Release Date: 11 January 2020 to 29 February 2020.
- Running Time: 60 minutes.
- Rating: PG.
- Country: Holland.
- Language: Dutch.