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28Jul/068

Highway to the Defunct-Zone

Top GunThe F-14 Tomcat is finally being retired. The plane has been around since 1970, but it was made famous by 1986's Top Gun (sidenote: this was the movie where Shannon really solidified her crush on Tom Cruise, before he went bat-shit crazy).

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  • I thought this when I initially read your post, but now I’m sure after catching Top Gun on TV Land last night, title probably should have been “Fly Away to the Defunct Zone”–gotta brush up on your bad 80s songs, Mike.

  • I thought this when I initially read your post, but now I’m sure after catching Top Gun on TV Land last night, title probably should have been “Fly Away to the Defunct Zone”–gotta brush up on your bad 80s songs, Mike.

  • I was quoting Kenny Loggins’ song “Danger Zone“:

    Highway to the danger zone
    Ride into the danger zone

    When do they say “Fly Away…”?

  • I was quoting Kenny Loggins\’ song \”Danger Zone\”:

    Highway to the danger zone
    Ride into the danger zone

    When do they say \”Fly Away…\”?

  • Aight, I’m apparently the idiot then.

  • Aight, I’m apparently the idiot then.

  • I still think Fly Away makes more sense in the context of the movie. Kenny Loggins should ask for my opinion next time.

  • I still think Fly Away makes more sense in the context of the movie. Kenny Loggins should ask for my opinion next time.