Legendary Movie Pilot Shares Great Stories
A Legendary Movie Pilot Shares a Lifetime of Great Stories
J.W. “Corkey” Fornof performed breathtaking stunts for decades, but safety was always paramount.
By Dan Pimentel
June 23, 2022
Movie pilot J.W. “Corkey” Fornof has flown thousands of hours performing aerial film stunts that probably looked crazy to the untrained eye. However, his impeccable record shows a career-long commitment to safety at all times. In movies such as Mission: Impossible II, Six Days Seven Nights, The Phantom, Face/Off, and James Bond thrillers Licence to Kill and Octopussy—plus many others—Fornof was involved in the on-screen aerial stunt flying, not only as the pilot, but also on the teams that coordinated every mission.
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Story credit: Flying Magazine; https://www.flyingmag.com/a-legendary-movie-pilot-shares-a-lifetime-of-great-stories/