The Rocketeer is a 1991 film released by the Disney Company about a young pilot who discovers a jet rocket pack invented by Howard Hughes. It stars Bill Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton and Paul Sorvino.
Gee Bee Sportster Edit
The small plane that the hero, Cliff Seacord, flies in the opening of the film and is given as a gift from Howard Hughes in the last scene.
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The model that Seacord uses to escape Hughes' hanger late in the film. Hughes watches Seacord use the model as a glider & says "It really will fly!", an allusion to criticism of the time that the plane was much too big take flight.