Frank Corvin: [after Hawk crashes the shuttle during a simulation] Hawk, this isn't a stripped-down showplane. You've got to do it their way. Col. William 'Hawk' Hawkins: I don't need a damn computer
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Frank Corvin:
[after Hawk crashes the shuttle during a simulation]
Hawk, this isn't a stripped-down showplane. You've got to do it their way.
Col. William 'Hawk' Hawkins:
I don't need a damn computer to tell me how to land an aircraft.
Roger Hines:
It's not an aircraft, Colonel. It's a flying brick, and you've GOT to use the computer's protocols.
Col. William 'Hawk' Hawkins:
What if the on-board computer fails?
Ethan Glance:
It never has.
Col. William 'Hawk' Hawkins:
[to the simulator supervisor]
Houston, Horizon.
Mission Control Tech:
Go ahead.
Col. William 'Hawk' Hawkins:
Request second landing please.
[pause]

Col. William 'Hawk' Hawkins:
Houston - Horizon, request on board computer FAILURE on second landing.
Eugene 'Gene' Davis:
Run it again. Sock it to 'em.

Transcript:
Look, this is not a stripped-down show
plane. You gotta do it their way.
I don't need a computer
to tell me how to land a plane.
It's not a plane.
It's a flying brick on approach.
- You got to use the on-board computer.
- What if it fails?
It's never failed.
Houston, Horizon.
Go, Horizon.
Request secondary landing, please.
Houston, Horizon.
Request on-board computer failure...
...on second landing.
All right, run it again.
- Horizon, stand by for 2nd approach.
- Sock it to them.
3000 feet. Coming in too steep.
Pull up, sir. You'll lose it again.
Fire in Av Bay Two.
You'll lose avionics.
I don't need them anyway, this thing's
a flying brick on approach.
Wind shear off the nose
and the fire is contained.
Computers are down. She's all yours.
500 feet. You're almost lined up.
Your airspeed is way too high.
Airspeed is four-niner-zero.
Coming in too high.
- You'll overshoot.
- You won't get it stopped.
It's easy. All you got to do is
tap on the brakes a little bit.
Not that much.
You'll put her into a stall.

Clip duration: 78 seconds
Views: 23
Uploaded: 28 January, 2021
Genres: action, adventure, thriller
Summary: When retired engineer Frank Corvin (Clint Eastwood) is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space.


Actors

Frank Corvin - Clint Eastwood
Roger Hines - Courtney B. Vance
Ethan Glance - Loren Dean
Mission Control Tech - Mark Thomason