10. Hilary Swank
Hilary Swank is worldwide recognized for her two prestigious Oscar Awards. She recently shortened her hair as a metaphor for Amelia Earhart during aviation over missing in Pacific. Hilary had about 19 hours of flying experiences but there were several reasons why insurance company did not grant access to go solo. There are many examples of her flying the plane and pursuing her love for exploring the sky, however.
9. John Travolta
John Travolta is best known for his 1977 Saturday Night Fever acting performance. But he is not only good as an artist, but when contemplating aviation he is highly professional. He’s demonstrated his life has been towards the joy of flying a plane. Travolta received the license to enter the sky at the age of 22 and Travolta continues to his passion even today. He is also the owner of several planes including Boeing 707-138.
8. Richard Hammond
Richard Hammond is a writer, known in 2002 for covering BBC’s Two Car Program Top Gear. He received the license for the helicopter in 2012 and now owns a £ 150,000 second hand Robinson R44. He was extremely pleased by his heavy pet, but irritated his neighbors because of the tremendous noise. In the initial days, for his career in journalism, Hammond used to shunt back and forth, which caused bad relations with neighbors.
7. Morgan Freeman
We all remember Morgan Freeman as one of the world’s best actors but have we ever considered he holds a license to fly a jet? Surely not, but Morgan was a US Air Force mechanic right from his teenage age. Eventually, he was promoted to a fighter jet trainer. He currently owns a Cessna Citation 501 jet which he recently purchased. He bit the chain to keep the 65-year-old pilot licence.
6. George W. Bush
We all saw George W. Bush as US president, taking the mic and welcoming the crowd. Nevertheless, he has many inner gifts and one of them is piloting the aircraft. Also, ranked in the list of United States ‘ best presidents for the past three decades, Bush also manages to enter the list of ten pilot-licensed celebrities. Even before entering democracy, George was a naval aviator during the Second World War, joining the 147th Flight Interceptor Group in Texas in 1968 to undergo naval training. Therefore, at Moody Air Force Base he took a 54-week flight training to finally end up fighting.
5. Tim McGrew
The historic account of Tim McGrew carrying a plane’s cockpit is practically amazing. Widely recognized, since 1996, as one of the best singers. From his youth, Tim was very interested in aviation as his father was a career aviator in the Army. Of course, Tim spent nearly his entire time looking at planes, jets and helicopters. It didn’t take much for Tim to pilot an aircraft, which his father basically controlled. During his life, before he went sober, he had been thinking a lot of times about flying a plane. Eventually, with a lot of research, since last five years, Tim has owned a private jet with a pilot license.
4. Angelina Jolie
Today’s The Best Known American Actress owns the right to pierce the sky. Angelina Jolie was influenced by her son Maddox, who was keen on flying planes. She got the flying pilot license back in 2004 for eight years, and continues to fly. It was when her son still excited her to fly a spot, that she finally got through in 2004. She flies her Cirrus SR22 private plane.
3. Harrison Ford
Harrison Ford is regarded as one of the most famous pilots in the world when it comes to celebrities. He has been flying in the sky for about 5,000 hours, with an average license age of over 20 years. Also known for piloting in the Star Wars movie, Ford owns a twin jet plane with a Cessna citation. At the age of 53 he received the pilot license, which had landed his plane once crashing, resulting in minor injury. However, due to his intense passion against flying he recovered very quickly.
2. Tom Cruise
In many Hollywood movies we’ve seen Tom doing stunts including in flights and planes. Yet, here comes the fact that he holds a pilot license to fly in real time. Interesting to know that Tom Cruise already owns five private jets which have been bagging the license since 1994. In fact, P-51 is considered his favorite aircraft, where he has brought the image of the plane all over the world. The way he flies the plane is always ridiculous. When filmed from a helicopter, he left the cockpit, and traveled alone to the other end of the location.
1. Clint Eastwood
Clint Eastwood is considered by far to have already earned the pilot license for over 30 years. He is best known for his role in the Rawhide western TV series. Flight was his passion, as he quoted “Pilots with special aircraft code to be named.” He preferred an Aerospatiale AStar helicopter shortly after obtaining the pilot certification. The interest was gained after the Paris Air Show took part. Clint sent the baby to his home soon after the purchase, where he played with him for several hours before taking on the long trips. Today, he owns several private jets, showing his love for exploring the sky.