This could be the greatest thing never made (into an actual show):
The Rocketeer is one of my all-time favorite films, and following the 20th Anniversary of its release, coupled with director Joe Johnston’s success with Captain America: First Avenger, there has been talk of a long-awaited live-action sequel.
I say cartoon is the way to go. You can still use the original Actors! (or at least close enough sounding ones), instead of recasting or rebooting the series. (Can it be a series if there was only one?)
Could a TV show fly? Perhaps with a little gum…