Top Gun

Space Movie could make Top Gun: Maverick star Tom Cruise the First Civilian to Spacewalk Outside the International Space Station

Space Movie could make Top Gun: Maverick star Tom Cruise the First Civilian to Spacewalk Outside the International Space Station

The project will have Cruise and the rest of the film crew take a rocket to the International Space Station… Read More

2 years ago

The story of the US Navy F-14 Tomcat aircrew that inspired the Legendary Top Gun Movie

Learning to fly and fight the Tomcat in combat was the main goal for both the F-14 aircrews and the… Read More

2 years ago

Video shows Italian voice double of Tom Cruise flying a jet prior to recording Top Gun: Maverick

‘We made a video with the Italian voice of Tom Cruise, Roberto Chevalier. He flew in one of our jets… Read More

2 years ago

Top Gun: Maverick takes us on its Mighty Wings

The sequel to the 1986 classic delivers the goods and none too soon. 36 years after the release of the… Read More

2 years ago

There was a Real-Life Goose RIO who was Killed during an Ejection Accident too: but Instead of the Top Gun Character He Ended Up with five total Ejections, the Last being Fatal

Goose (Maverick’s Radar Intercept Officer, RIO) provided an emotional spine to Top Gun when he is killed by accident and… Read More

2 years ago

From the F/A-18 Super Hornet to the F-14 Tomcat: all the Fighter Aircraft featured in Top Gun: Maverick

This time, it looks like Maverick and the rest of the Navy crew in “Top Gun: Maverick” will face the… Read More

2 years ago

Top Gun: Maverick’s final trailer teases rivalry with Goose’s son Bradley “Rooster” Bradshaw

As shown in the latest trailer, Tom Cruise's Pete "Maverick" Mitchell must gain the courage to face Miles Teller's Bradley… Read More

2 years ago

US Naval Aviators explain why “a mixed division of F-14 Tomcats and F/A-18 Hornets was devastating in aerial engagements”

With its excellent fighter and self-defense capabilities, the F/A-18 at the same time increased strike mission survivability and supplemented the… Read More

2 years ago

That time Air Traffic Controllers asked to an F-14 pilot to buzz the tower so that they could see for themselves a Navy Tomcat

‘The ATC guys apparently really liked it and thanked me profusely as I continued on to my destination,’ John Chesire,… Read More

3 years ago

F-14A Tomcat Pilot tells the story of the real life Goose and explains how Nick Bradshaw could have survived the flat spin featured in Top Gun Movie

‘The real RIO was Lt. David J. “Goose” Lortscher. His callsign Goose later became part of the movie,’ John Chesire,… Read More

3 years ago

The day Tom Cruise saved his co-star Elisabeth Shue from being killed by spinning helicopter blades

In 1987 Tom Cruise saved his co-star Elisabeth Shue's life by stopping her from walking into a spinning helicopter blade… Read More

3 years ago

The story of the EA-6B Prowler pilot who turned in his wings after a scary Carrier Flight Deck Landing in Rough Seas

The EA-6B Prowler had either aborted or was waved-off four times. He sounded super nervous, and the Air Boss was… Read More

3 years ago

F-14 Tomcat monument unveiled at the National Naval Aviation Museum

Unveiled on Nov. 18, 2020, the F-14 monument is placed feet away from a prototype of the same famed jet… Read More

3 years ago

Tom Cruise and Jerry Bruckheimer Named Honorary Naval Aviators

As honorary Naval Aviators, Bruckheimer and Cruise are authorized to wear the “wings of gold” of a US naval aviator… Read More

3 years ago

Iconic Top Gun house moved to Oceanside Pier: it will be part of the new Oceanside Beach Resort

In Top Gun, actor Tom Cruise arrives at the house on a motorcycle to meet his onscreen girlfriend played by… Read More

4 years ago