Top Gun - KNKX

On March 3, 1969 the United States Navy established an elite school for the top one percent of its pilots, its purpose was to teach the lost art of aerial combat and to insure that the handful of men who graduated were the best fighter pilots in the world.

They succeeded.

Today the Navy calls it Fighter Weapons School.
The flyers call it:

Here you have some pictures which have been taken in a flight over KNKX Miramar airbase, Top Gun hometown airport.

@clk1290

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Never gets old. I instantly have the soundtrack in my ears. Great shots!

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I feel the need

The need for speed

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Same lol

I start reading the opening paragraph and my brain starts the music

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HIghway tooo the Danger Zone!

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