Celebrities. It looks like they have it all… but sometimes, it seems that’s just not enough. There are a few celebrities who are always looking for just a little more, and their search for the stars takes them thousands of miles high above the Earth.
Though the world’s A-List have always taken to the skies to travel in style, there seems to be a growing trend for some of our favorite stars to not only travel the world in private jets, but also to take the reins and fly them themselves.
While a number of celebrities haven’t been shy about working hard to bring home their pilot license after a long day in front of the camera, there’s a few famous faces who have kept their aircraft passion under wraps… until now.
From actors to supermodels, take a look at just a few of the world’s biggest stars who can’t help but take off in some of the most expensive aircraft to ever fly through the clouds.
Tom has had a pilot license since 1996 and owns 5 private jets which he only sometimes pilots, including a Gulfstream G IV.
Angelina Jolie got herself a private pilot license in 2004, and after a little nudging from her son, Maddox, Angelina became an instrument rated pilot and often flies a Cirrus SR22.
Despite being very pregnant, Giselle got her helicopter license in 2009. She’s now helping to discover more sustainable methods of flying.
Harrison Ford got his pilot license aged 53. He now flies a number of aircraft and helps out in aerial rescues. He’s survived a few close calls, too.
John Travolta is no stranger to a cockpit. He owns five aircrafts and has a 1.4 mile runway in his garden. John even flew an entire audience of the Oprah Winfrey Show to Australia in 2010!