The Weekly Debrief: Why The F-35 Should Have Starred In Top Gun Sequel

Tom Cruise next to a model of a Typhoon at Top Gun: Maverick's London premiere.
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Top Gun: Maverick is—no spoiler!—a movie. And here are two things the Paramount blockbuster, which netted $151 million on its opening weekend, is not: a documentary, or a fictional account based on a true story. This seems obvious, but it’s important. The actors and director of the Top Gun sequel...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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