BLACK THUNDER updates the old Cold War thriller formula by replacing the Soviets with Arabs, but it's really the same jingoistic stuff, and not terribly well done.
During a test of the Nova, an Air Force stealth jet nicknamed "Black Thunder," a Libyan agent posing as a pilot steals the "invisible" plane and apparently kills the American flyer, Tom Ratcher (Richard Norton). The Air Force calls upon Vince Connors (Michael Dudikoff), a top gun trained by Tom,
to travel over the Atlantic and retrieve Black Thunder. On his mission, Vince reluctantly pairs with Rick Jannick (Gary Hudson), a daredevil Vince considers a mere skydiver. Vince and Rick know they have only ...