NEW YORK — U.S. Air Force Thunderbird fighter pilots commanded a legendary World War II P-51 Mustang and four Cessna Citation Mustangs flying in formation over New York Harbor on Oct. 20 and 21 to commemorate the legacy of wartime pilots.
While watching an episode of Top Gear recently (the English version on BBC America with Jeremy Clarkson, James May, and Richard Hammond) I noticed that a familiar American celebrity popped up on screen. Tom Cruise was given the cheery task of being their Star in a Reasonably Priced Car feature for the episode. He did this job in tandem with Cameron Diaz, his co-star in whatever movie they were plugging at the time. But that’s beside the point.
What caught my attention was that Clarkson, a gear-head of massive proportions (and I say that with the greatest respect) was very interested in Tom’s P-51 Mustang. [Read more...]