I went to the danger zone! No I didn't. This game was awfully hard and I never figured out how to actually land the plane. In fact, I'm curious as to how this game got into my collection. I did inherit a large number of NES games from my brothers when they moved onto other consoles and I do remember playing this.
Let's just say that I will keep this short by saying, if you enjoy the movie, stay away from this game. It is dreadfully challenging and does not hold up well by today's standards. Flying planes has gotten much better and much easier to control. That is all.