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Tom Cruise Couldn’t Stop Grinning During Aerial Stunts for Top Gun: Maverick
Tom Cruise Couldn’t Stop Grinning During Aerial Stunts for Top Gun: Maverick

10 Apr 2021, 08:18 UTC / “I am a very physical actor and I love doing them,” Cruise says of doing his own stunts. “I have broken a lot of bones,” but the feeling of exhilaration is real

 
Air Force Officer Crashes VW Touran Into MiG 29 Fighter Jet, Totals It
Air Force Officer Crashes VW Touran Into MiG 29 Fighter Jet, Totals It

14 Mar 2021, 07:36 UTC / The incident happened at the Vasylkiv Air Base near Kiev, Ukraine, and was only made public after photos of the crash and subsequent fire emerged online

 
First Official Footage of the F-15EX Fighter Jet in the Air Shows USAF Livery
First Official Footage of the F-15EX Fighter Jet in the Air Shows USAF Livery

5 Mar 2021, 15:41 UTC / F-15EX fighter jet, the newest variant of the plane, has been in the air since the beginning of February as final tests are being performed

 
French Rafale Jets Cut off Power Supply to Entire Village by Ripping Power Lines
French Rafale Jets Cut off Power Supply to Entire Village by Ripping Power Lines

19 Feb 2021, 12:54 UTC / The “extremely rare” incident was caused during training, with the two jets flying too close to the ground and straight through the power lines

 
World’s Most Expensive Aircraft Carrier Still Can’t Launch or Land Jets
World’s Most Expensive Aircraft Carrier Still Can’t Launch or Land Jets

11 Jan 2021, 06:09 UTC / $13.2 billion USS Gerald R. Ford is also the world’s largest carrier and the largest warship ever in terms of displacement. It should have been operational now

 
The Boeing Luxury Furniture Shop Is Heaven for (Rich) Aviation Enthusiasts
The Boeing Luxury Furniture Shop Is Heaven for (Rich) Aviation Enthusiasts

15 Dec 2020, 14:30 UTC / If you have money to spare and are still have Christmas shopping to do, Boeing is offering a luxury take on creative recycling by selling furniture off planes

 
Tom Cruise, Jerry Bruckheimer Are Now Honorary Naval Aviators
Tom Cruise, Jerry Bruckheimer Are Now Honorary Naval Aviators

18 Oct 2020, 04:49 UTC / Actor and producer get their own U.S. naval aviator “wings of gold” for their work with Top Gun, which paints a realistic portrait of Naval Aviation

 
How to Down a Stealth Fighter Jet
How to Down a Stealth Fighter Jet

8 Oct 2020, 16:12 UTC / Wondering what million-dollar fighter jet will be the next pride and joy of your garage? Does fifth-gen stealth sound too expensive? Don't worry, read our guide

 
A Reminder That Tom Cruise Is Basically God in the Action Movie Universe
A Reminder That Tom Cruise Is Basically God in the Action Movie Universe

15 May 2020, 06:16 UTC / Producer Jerry Bruckheimer says leading man handled everyone’s training for Top Gun: Maverick and even contributed to shooting scenes in fighter jets

 
Tom Cruise Grounded, Top Gun: Maverick Delayed
Tom Cruise Grounded, Top Gun: Maverick Delayed

3 Apr 2020, 04:12 UTC / Tom Cruise breaks the news to fans: the film won’t be out until December, so those who waited over 3 decades for the sequel will have to wait some more

 
Audi R8 Gets Fighter Plane "Conversion", Now Called F-R8
Audi R8 Gets Fighter Plane "Conversion", Now Called F-R8

5 Feb 2020, 14:04 UTC / Those airflow manipulation panels (think: rear deck) are difficult to ignore, but, if you look past them, you'll notice this rendering respects the original

 
Check Out Even More Aerial Stunts in Top Gun: Maverick Super Bowl Ad
Check Out Even More Aerial Stunts in Top Gun: Maverick Super Bowl Ad

3 Feb 2020, 14:43 UTC / 30-second preview packs a mighty punch in terms of action, also delivers some background story for fans. Maverick is back and he’s in trouble (again)

 
If Tom Cruise Says He’ll Fly a Super Hornet in Maverick, He Flies It
If Tom Cruise Says He’ll Fly a Super Hornet in Maverick, He Flies It

20 Dec 2019, 13:15 UTC / Behind-the-scenes footage from the set of Top Gun: Maverick shows the extent of Pentagon’s involvement in the making of the film

 
The Legend Is Back for More Dogfighting in Top Gun: Maverick Trailer
The Legend Is Back for More Dogfighting in Top Gun: Maverick Trailer

16 Dec 2019, 21:31 UTC / Tom Cruise returns as Captain Maverick to teach a new class of students all about aerial battles and spirited one-liners

 
F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes in France, Pilot Dangles on High-Voltage Power Line
F-16 Fighter Jet Crashes in France, Pilot Dangles on High-Voltage Power Line

20 Sep 2019, 11:03 UTC / Both pilots were able to eject, but one ended up stuck on power lines, from where he was freed after 2 and a half hours. A 500m security perimeter was set

 
Top Gun Maverick Is Tom Cruise’s Love Letter to Aviation
Top Gun Maverick Is Tom Cruise’s Love Letter to Aviation

19 Jul 2019, 13:02 UTC / Tom Cruise talks to Conan O’Brien about filming the long-awaited sequel, shooting in actual F-14 fighter planes and training the other actors

 
Watch Tom Cruise Pilot Fighter Jets in Spectacular Top Gun Maverick Trailer
Watch Tom Cruise Pilot Fighter Jets in Spectacular Top Gun Maverick Trailer

19 Jul 2019, 09:02 UTC / First Top Gun Maverick trailer released, shows Tom Cruise on board a fighter jet. Contrary to urban myths, he is not actually flying the plane

 
Tanks Start Rolling on Washington D.C. Streets, Fighter Planes to Fill Its Sky
Tanks Start Rolling on Washington D.C. Streets, Fighter Planes to Fill Its Sky

4 Jul 2019, 09:03 UTC / Preparations for the July 4th military parade in Washington D.C underway as Donald Trump promises the show of a lifetime

 
Europe Shows Glimpse of Home-Grown Fighter Jet
Europe Shows Glimpse of Home-Grown Fighter Jet

18 Jun 2019, 16:04 UTC / Spain, France and Germany sign an agreement to jointly develop a new European fighter jet to replace the aging Eurofighter Typhoon

 
Dutch F-16 Fighter Plane Allegedly Shoots Itself, Pilot Makes Emergency Landing
Dutch F-16 Fighter Plane Allegedly Shoots Itself, Pilot Makes Emergency Landing

9 Apr 2019, 07:58 UTC / Dutch F-16 fighter jet appears to have shot itself during a training exercise in January, investigators still puzzled as how that happened