Jim Lane is a test pilot, whose professional life is dangerous, and whose personal life compensates for that danger by fast living and recklessness. As such, he lives from paycheck to paycheck, and is often in debt, but knows his lucrative job will eventually get him out of those debts.
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Immature pilot Clark Gable accepts to be a guinea pig for the army by testing its newest planes. Tracy and Loy forgive him for his childish behaviour because of his unique charm. Who's the hero in this weak story? No doubt about it, director Victor Fleming is. Recommended.