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Top Gun (1986) - Plot Summary Poster

(1986)

Plot Summary

  • Maverick is a hot pilot. When he encounters a pair of MiGs over the Persian Gulf, his wingman is clearly outflown and freaks. On almost no fuel, Maverick is able to talk him back down to the Carrier. When his wingman turns in his wings, Maverick is moved up in the standings and sent to the Top Gun Naval Flying School. There he fights the attitudes of the other pilots and an old story of his father's death in combat that killed others due to his father's error. Maverick struggles to be the best pilot, stepping on the toes of his other students and in a different way to Charlie, a civilian instructor to whom he is strongly attracted.

    - Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>
  • As students at the Navy's elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young flyer learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.

    - Written by Anonymous

Synopsis

The aircraft carrier Enterprise is on patrol near the Persian Gulf when radar contact is made with a MiG fighter...

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