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Murray and his copilot, both lieutenants with the Office of Strategic Services (OSS, the U.S. wartime espionage unit), were following orders to fly late, fly low, and remain in the cockpit.
The pair have great chemistry together and play off each other well with Cantor as the disapproving, stuffy lead pilot and Hunter as the playful, mischievous copilot.
There were about four people on board: a pilot, copilot, mechanic and a rescue swimmer.
Flown by a pilot and copilot/observer, the small plane could carry out strike and close air support missions in support of ground troops.
In addition to the delay in activating the spoilers, also known as speed brakes, the plane’s captain began braking and steering the plane after landing even though the copilot was supposed to be at the controls.
Alfred Haynes in the left seat acting as his copilot.
During that October test flight, copilot Michael Alsbury unlocked SpaceShip’s feathering system, which changes the shape of the plane to aid reentry, early.
He and his copilot were able to obtain photographs that proved a link between the Sandinistas and the cartel, key intelligence for the Reagan administration in its plans to help overthrow the Sandinistas' regime.
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