Tom Cruise recently apparently paid for his co-star’s flight lessons as a Christmas present. The star Glen Powell recently got his pilot’s license. He especially thanked his friend Tom Cruise. Because Tom Cruise goes to sky-high lengths for his friend.
This week Glen revealed on Instagram that he was a certified pilot after months of training. He wrote, “Try not falling in love with aviation after living out every pilot’s dream while shooting @topgunmovie. Especially when you see the way @tomcruise flexes it”
This 31-year-old star also wrote, “After wrapping a shooting day, Tom would rocket off into the sunset in his P-51 while I would limply shuffle into the cast van. The wings were just so much cooler than the wheels.” Glen added, “Tom bought me an iPad with my flight school downloaded and prepaid. And yesterday, after months of flying, studying, and testing…I’m the real deal.”
Glen posted a video showing him high fiving his flight instructor. He mentioned, “This is a video of me after my first solo flight. It’s a tradition in the aviation community for your instructor to tear away your shirt signifying that teacher’s finally ‘off your back”
Glen thanked all who helped him to get his pilot’s license. He added, “The movie is in really, really good shape…I have never felt more confident about people being so pleased with what we’ve put out in this movie. I know there’s a lot of expectation on it, but obviously, the pressure’s a privilege, and I think we did it.”
“Top Gun” is the highly-anticipated film, starring Tom and Glen. It is going to be released on June 24 and we all are waiting for this exciting movie.