Synopsis by Steve Blackburn
This episode from the History Channel series provides viewers with an inside look at the intense training that forges the world's best pilots. Popularized in the hit Hollywood movie starring Tom Cruise, the Navy's "Top Gun" school combines intense study with mach-speed drills and mock dogfights. Highlights include cockpit footage and interviews with Top Gun instructors and graduates, who explain the difference between an ace and a regular pilot, and how the training regimen has been refined over the years.
defense [military], fighter-jet, flying-ace, military, Navy, pilot, war, warfare, weapons