Factual error: While the problem with refuelling the SR71 is a real one for D.A.R.Y.L., he is never going to get that far. The SR71 had no self starters and required a trained crew with a starter generator mounted on a truck to get the engines going in the first place. D.A.R.Y.L. just pushes a button and away he goes. Not likely.
Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the movie during the helicopter chase scene, there are two different makes of car used - a four door Nova and a two door Buick.
Factual error: DARYL steals an SR-71 Blackbird reconnaissance plane toward the end of the film. Conceding the absurd notion that a kid could fly it (computer brain or not), the problem is that SR-71 required in-air refueling shortly after attaining low cruising altitude. It always took off with low fuel, because it was safer, and extended the lifespan of the tyres and brakes. (Not because it leaked fuel, although that's also the case, but the amount actually lost on the ground was relatively negligible). Without refuelling DARYL would have run out of fuel long before his flight ended.
General Graycliffe: A child with a stick of chewing gum has just rendered your hundred million dollars of hardware useless.
Daryl: Doctor, What am I?
Daryl: What is a hooker?
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