Watch Pensacola: Wings of Gold
- 3 Seasons
Pensacola: Wings of Gold is an action-adventure series that follows a group of Marino pilots at a Naval air station in Florida. James Brolin plays Bill Kelly, a leader of an elite squad of military pilots. His role is to recruit four young pilots to join him. Kelly is challenged by putting together this group called the Sea Dragons. At first the men have a lot of conflict and struggle to get along but over time they begin to form a cohesive unit and become a real team. The Sea Dragons are a diverse group of soldiers, consisting of a couple pilots, an electronics specialist, and an expert in explosives. After spending time with these men, Kelly moves on to his next assignment which is to focus solely on fighter pilots. He has three new men to train under this gig. Eventually he adds helicopter pilots to his students. In addition to leading the men, Kelly has a nineteen year old daughter that he needs to take care of and they don't always get along. One of Kelly's men even starts to fall in love with her which leads to a lot of drama. Kelly's daugher ends up going off to college so Kelly no longer needs to worry about her falling in love with one of his trainees. Kelly himself becomes involved in a romance with the doctor on the naval base, Dr. Valerie West. While Kelly may be a stable role model, the men and women of his command are always getting into drama. One of the women on base is having an affair with a married man and becomes upset when things don't work out and it turns out he was only trying to blackmail her. Another woman is date raped while out with an acquaintance. The stress continues with the jobs as well as the team has to undergo survival training to keep their skills sharp. Every day Kelly has to learn and teach others how to balance the personal and professional.