Louis Gossett Jr. is back as Ex-Air Force General "Chappy" Sinclair in the letest of the highly successful Iron Eagle' movies. With the aid of pilot-friend Doug Masters, Chappy starts a flight school for young law offenders. During training, Doug and the kids discover Air Force Officers mysteriously moving six canisters from an abandoned air base. When the canisters are identified as containing lethal toxic chemicals used in biological warfare, they are unable to convince anyone of the danger, and decide to stop this deadly conspiracy themselves. With their 'flight' and 'criminal' skills the kids help the two Top Guns' in what proves to be the toughest mission of their lives in this all-action white-knuckle battle for the skies.