Rookie fighter pilots compete to become the top gun

Experience the real-life Top Gun with this action-packed documentary about Air Force Pilots. Hang onto your ejector seats as this nail-biting series follows rookie fighter pilots battling it out to be selected to fly the British Royal Air Force’s brand new F35 Lightning fighter jet.

With exclusive access, this fighter pilot documentary series gives a breathtaking, cockpit-eye view of what it’s like to be test pilots. Follow the young mavericks stepping into the danger zone as they aim to achieve their dreams of becoming top guns.

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