Tag: Maverick

Video shows Tornado Fighter Bomber buzzing the Tower like Maverick in Top Gun
According to some comments appeared on Facebook the Tornado belonged to the Luftwaffe. Here’s a Tornado Buzzing the Tower Top Gun Style. Taken from the control tower at Poligono di Capo Frasca Military Installation in Oristano, on the Italian island of Sardinia the (weird) video in this post shows a Tornado...
Robin Olds ranked #2 out of 34 for best pilot mustache, bested only by Orville Wright. Do you agree?
The list includes legendary pilots such as Adolf Galland, Chesley Sullenberger, Glenn Curtiss, René Fonck and…. Mike ‘Viper’ Metcalf Throughout history, mustaches have been worn by military men. In fact along with a sense of dash, a disrespect for authority and a dog, the male pilot should have a moustache.
"Mayday, mayday, Mav's in trouble, he's in a flat spin!"- A comparison between the ejection scene from Top Gun and a real bail out from an F-14 Tomcat
Accurate or not, Top Gun does portray one thing to a tee, namely the supreme confidence and nerve of the young naval aviator and naval flight officer. Fly Navy! Author David G Powers examines the ejection scene from the legendary movie Top Gun and asks how well this stands up to examination in real life in Issue 13 “Grumman F-14 Tomcat” of...
Top Gun: Maverick to feature Son of Goose
Goose provided an emotional spine to Top Gun when he is killed by accident and Maverick blames himself According The Hollywood Reporter, Top Gun: Maverick, the sequel of the legendary Top Gun movie starring Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer is looking to cast the son of Maverick’s Radar Intercept Officer (RIO), Goose (played by Anthony Edwards in the original). Nicholas Hoult,...
Iceman to return in Top Gun sequel 'cause Maverick is still dangerous
Quite what Iceman (signature quote: "You are dangerous!") will be up to this time remains a mystery It's been more than 30 years since Val Kilmer played the role of Tom 'Iceman' Kazansky in the 1986 film Top Gun. On Wednesday, The Wrap confirmed that the 58-year-old actor will reprise his role in the upcoming Top Gun: Maverick. Quite what Iceman (signature...