CAF Wings Over Houston | Ellington Airport, Houston

October 26-27, 2024

US Navy Blue Angels

F/A-18 Super Hornet Demo – Top Gun 2: Maverick

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USN F/A-18 Super hornet ‘rhino’ demo team to bring the speed to H-town

Performer Update: Unfortunately, the US Navy has canceled its Super Hornet Demonstration for Wings Over Houston 2020.

This summer was supposed to be the highly anticipated release of a certain Tom Cruise film – Top Gun 2: Maverick. With the pandemic, we will all have to wait until December. But, you don’t have to wait that long to see an F/A-18 Super Hornet up close. The US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Demo Team is back in Houston and ready to show you firsthand what it can do!

“The demo flight profile highlights the mobility, versatility, and power of the most lethal, carrier-based Strike Fighter aircraft in the world, the F/A-18 Super Hornet, nicknamed the ‘Rhino’.”

Please take a few minutes to check out the video below, because it will bring a great BIG grin to your day! The actors in the movie do a LOT of their own stunts. Tom Cruise and the production staff were insistent on using real airplanes as much as possible. They use real airplanes for almost the entire film. The Super Hornet is by far the star of the movie (sorry, Tom :-)) and will be on full display for you, right here in Houston!

The video below shows behind the scenes footage. Check out the actors, including Cruise, training and learning how to fly with G-Force. We can’t wait to see the movie. And we can’t wait for you to see the Super Hornet demo here in Houston in October!

Performer Update: Unfortunately, the US Navy has canceled its Super Hornet Demonstration for Wings Over Houston 2020.

Top Gun 2: Maverick – Behind the Scenes (2020)

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Info Sources:
Paramount Pictures

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