Hollywood A-list star Tom Cruise appeared at the world’s largest military air show marking the 75th anniversary of the founding of the United States Air Force.
The actor, best known for his action series Top Gun and Mission Impossible, was spotted heading to RAF Fairford in Gloucestershire to watch impressive air shows at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Saturday.
The airline show confirmed Cruise’s arrival with the caption, “He could be our wingman anytime! Look who just arrived #RIAT22! “
He is photographed with his bright smile, sharp suit and signature aviator glasses.
Cruise, 60, isn’t the only celebrity enjoying this display as Countdown’s Carol Vorderman has posted regular updates to her Instagram story.
Posting a video at the airport, the 61-year-old said: “First time in. It will be a glorious day. The runway is just there, literally, exploding. “
On the second day of the event, thousands of people descended on the airbase in scorching heat.
Aircraft flying at the show included the US Air Force Bell Boeing CV-22B Osprey from the 7th Special Operations Squadron in honor of the special anniversary.
To mark the Queen’s Platinum Anniversary, the Royal Air Force will also fly the Avro Lancaster from the RAF British Battle Memorial Flight and the BAE Systems Hawk T1 from the RAF Red Arrows.
Jets from 17 other Air Forces around the world including Spain, Jordan, Sweden and South Korea will also complete the show in the sky.
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The organization’s website says the military air show draws 170,000 visitors over the weekend to see and hear hundreds of aircraft of various shapes and sizes spanning the ages and from countries. In the world.
The Royal Air Force Charitable Foundation benefits from the profits of all sales from the show, supporting initiatives including engineering and flight scholarships.
Cruise, who played naval aviator Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in the 1986 film Top Gun and this year’s Maverick sequel, has been a licensed pilot since 1994.
Last week, the actor was in the crowd on the Center court to see Novak Djokovic, 35, of Serbia, beat 27-year-old Nick Kyrgios, 27-year-old Australian in the final. Wimbledon men’s singles.
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