Idiot Navigator!


Q1.) How could he figure out when exactly they're over the target when he repeatedly keeps looking up while talking (wayyyyy too much!) in flight?

Q2.) Why isn't he (instead of the pilot) steering the plane via the Norden bombsight's autopilot mode as they approach the target area?

Q3.) Why is the pilot telling him exactly when to drop the bombs instead of deciding himself?

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The movie was made in 1979. When was the Norden bomb site declassified?

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I don't know the exact answer to your question, but I do know that the last mission the Norden sight was used for (dropping listening devices long the Ho Chi Minh trail) was declassified in 1998.

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He was totally annoying ... and I was relieved when his role was eliminated. Perhaps he was funny in 1980 but in 2016 ... Shut Up You (as Archie used to say).

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