5 Celebrities Who Can Fly Planes

Posted by PZ on September 3rd, 2017

Tom Cruise

Tom struggled to learn how to fly at first because of his dyslexia: “I just blew it off. When people asked me what happened, I told them I was too busy preparing for the film, just didn’t have time. The truth is, I couldn’t learn how to do it.” He was able to overcome his problem and studied hard: “When I was studying for my pilot’s license, I kept a model airplane nearby as a reference and pictures of a cockpit in front of me, so I could study the instruments. I would go over to a shop where mechanics were working on planes.”

Zach Braff

Zach decided to learn to fly to cool his nerves: “I got into it because I’d become a really nervous flyer and I thought understanding how everything works would calm me down – now I’m hooked. It quiets your mind; when you are someone who thinks a lot and your brain is going non- stop, it has to become still so you can focus.”

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