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'Top Gun' studio borrowed fighter jets for $11K an hour but Tom Cruise was not allowed to touch controls

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The U.S. Navy allowed the "Top Gun: Maverick" studio to use F/A-18 Super Hornets for more than $11,000 an hour for the upcoming film. Tom Cruise and his fellow actors were not allowed to touch the planes' controls. Cruise wanted all the actors portraying pilots in the movie to fly in one of the fighter jets.
1 month ago·Los Angeles, United States

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