Iron Eagle

Factual error: None of the security police are wearing badges, which is part of the required uniform, also they were wearing dark blue shirts, these are only worn at SAC headquarters.

Factual error: The enemy planes described as Mig-23, are really Israel's Air Force IAI Kfir fighters.

Factual error: The training scene where Cappy and Doug are doing target practice is all wrong. First of all, an F-16 would never be able to launch missiles at a cloth target on the ground. Those targets are for gun practice. Secondly, the MK-82 is a BOMB, not a missile as the movie shows. Also in order to drop a bomb, the pilot must use a computerized inertial pipper which calculates the precise drop zone. There is no way the absence of Doug's music could "mess up his rhythm" on the practice drop.

Continuity mistake: After Doug drops the Hades Bomb, the next scene shows his F-16 landing to pick up his dad. Look closely at the belly of the plane and you can see that the Hades is still there.

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Col. Nakesh: Give the American his final meal. After tomorrow, he will not have much of an appetite.

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