Curiously the fighter aircraft shown in the of the photo of new promo is an F/A-18F Super Hornet and not the F-35C Lightning II that many predicted would star in the film
A new promo of “Top Gun: Maverick”, the sequel of the legendary Top Gun movie which has been 31 years in the making and follows the blockbuster 1986 original that drew more than $350 million at the box office, has been revealed.
According Navy Times in fact Tom Cruise teased the start of filming on the long-awaited Top Gun sequel on Thursday with a tweet featuring an image of an older Capt. Pete Mitchell standing in a flight suit with his famous HGU-33 helmet (that wore to fly his F-14A Tomcat) in hand.
The new movie is slated for release in July of next year. The plot is set to revolve around Maverick as he trains a new generation of pilots while adapting to the modern U.S. Navy.
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