Top Gun

Just got done watching Michael Clayton fly in a F-16 from McDill Air Force base. My first impression, Clayton is a very likeable and funny guy. The Air Force pilot tells Clayton that the F-16 costs about $26 million, and Clayton, without missing a beat, deadpans, "And you're going to let me fly that?"

While in the air Clayton did not puke (which is impressive because you could tell the pilot was doing his best to take Clayton on a wild ride), and actually appeared to be enjoying himself once he got comfortable in the jet. The pilot put Claton through a battery of aerial maneuvers including flying at 70% the speed of sound, barrel rolls and loopty-loops. After pulling a nine-point turn (a barrel roll that involves 9 sudden and jerky twists) Clayton did a little, and well-deserved, victory dance.

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