Well, that's not the real issue. It'll be fine to test fly some new airplane. Might help your career. Just don't mess around the General's wife. Now THAT will be a mistake!
"From our orbital vantage point, we observe an earth without borders, full of peace, beauty and magnificence, and we pray that humanity as a whole can imagine a borderless world as we see it, and strive to live as one in peace."
Astronaut William C. McCool RIP, January 29, 2003 - Space Shuttle Columbia