Saturday, February 5, 2011

Shahid Kapur hopes to fly an F16

Shahid Kapur plans to fly an F16 at an IAF air show in Bangalore, joining the ranks of civilians Sachin Tendulkar, President Pratibha Patil and former President Abdul Kalam who have flown fighter jets. The only actor to have flown an F-series plane is Tom Cruise- an F15-in Top Gun . Shahid will be flying an F16 fighter jet on February 11 at Air Force Station in Bangalore. The young actor has been undergoing rigorous training to be able to fly an F16.

Shahid will fly the latest F16 viper, which is considered one of the deadliest combat aircraft, in the world and also one the fastest. But first, he will undergo a simulator test in which his flying aptitude will be tested. 

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