These fighter jets are not toys Tom…
Actor Tom Cruise and producer Jerry Bruckheimer want the 2020 Top Gun sequel to look so authentic that they asked the Navy if the actor could fly one of their $70 million F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter jets. In case you’re wondering, the Navy said “no” to the request.
Cruise does, however, fly a P-51 Mustang jet and a few helicopters in Top Gun: Maverick, according to Bruckheimer. The producer also told Empire that he couldn’t use a single frame of any of the actors flying in a Super Hornet because once the flying got wild “they threw up.”
The movie is set to hit theatres on June 24th.
What do you think it says about Tom Cruise if he thinks he can ask the Navy to fly a fighter jet? Have you ever taken a crazy ride inside of a plane/jet?
Subscribe to Rewind 100.7's blog!
Get the updates on the Classic Hits, concerts, and contests straight to your inbox with our weekly emails.