Besides the patriotic mind-set of Abbas Babaee, we have so far witnessed his devotion in Almighty in several episodes of the show.
So, it is not surprising to hear him confessing that his wife comes third in his heart when it comes to love. His greatest passion is God, then it comes the passion to fly and his dear wife is the third.
The series, produced by Javad Norouzbeigi and directed by Yadollah Samadi, chronicles the martyrdom of Iran’s war hero Abbas Babaee.
The Iranian fighter pilot's heroic sacrifices for Iran and the Iranian nation will never fade in the nation's collective memory.
The cast list also includes Kourosh Tahami, Mina Jafarzadeh, Abbas Amiri-Moqaddam, Mehran Rajabi, Abdorreza Akbari, Zohreh Hamidi, Mohsen Afshani, Pourandokht Mohaymen, Farhad Qaemian, Mehrdad Ziaee, and Mehdi Faqih.
‘Passion to Fly’, made in 2011, goes on air every day at 21:00 GMT.
iFilm English TV also repeats each episode of the series the next day at 02:00, 06:00 and 13:00. ‘Passion to Fly’ is comprised of 24 episodes.