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Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby theyeti » Wed Feb 7 2018, 21:00

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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby theyeti » Wed Feb 7 2018, 21:03

Over dramatic in parts but a pretty big achievement all the same. Good on you Tom. I think I could spend ten years learning to be an actor and I’d still be crap.
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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby zzodr » Wed Feb 7 2018, 23:45

Yeah, but can he Tip the Hat?
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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby Eric Hunt » Thu Feb 8 2018, 00:11

He had one of his first lessons with me in 2002, and he did pretty well, but remember that he flies his own P-51 Mustang, so he already had a reasonable idea of aviation. Hovering, as we would expect, was a bit tricky. A very likeable guy for someone so famous.
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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby flyhuey » Thu Feb 8 2018, 02:52

The movie, "Top Gun", divorcing a true Australian beauty (Nicole Kidman), and Scientology cult put me off.
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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby Hughesy » Thu Feb 8 2018, 06:47

Doesn't say much about the high NR during the stunts. 450 rings a bell
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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby SkyViking » Thu Feb 8 2018, 12:37

zzodr wrote:Yeah, but can he Tip the Hat?

Haha :D
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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby Gonsky » Thu Feb 8 2018, 13:20

The insurance guys would be sh#ting themselves.......
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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby rex bivouac » Fri Feb 9 2018, 06:10

Hughesy, you are wrong about the high Nr!







It was 456....... :shock:
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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby arrrj » Fri Feb 9 2018, 06:31

Despite the above, I reckon COOL. Good on you Tom.

:D
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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby Jabberwocky » Fri Feb 9 2018, 06:35

I concur arrrj, great job! That sort of budget is a different world to me, but at least he’s having a go and Top Gun will always keep him cool, however old it is.
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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby arrrj » Fri Feb 9 2018, 08:02

PS. I love flying the H125. Such a great machine.

But Tom's is better...it is matt black !
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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby Jabberwocky » Fri Feb 9 2018, 09:30

Have to buy a matte black one then arrrj ;)
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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby Waka topatopa » Fri Feb 9 2018, 19:08

rex bivouac wrote:Hughesy, you are wrong about the high Nr!







It was 456....... :shock:


Mate she’d lift a good load at that NR!
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Re: Tom Cruise flying his own stunts

Postby arrrj » Sat Feb 10 2018, 01:18

Jabber...there is one for sale in QLD...shhhh. Low skids. Very fast. :D

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