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Top Gun's supersonic training budget

Tom Cruise insisted on authenticity for the highly anticipated new movie

29 May 2022 - 00:00 By Daniel Flatley and Kelly Gilblom

The US Navy lent Tom Cruise F/A-18 Super Hornets for the new Top Gun movie. The only catches: the studio paid as much as $11,374 (about R178,000) an hour to use the advanced fighter planes — and Cruise couldn’t touch the controls...

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