Tom Cruise Airplane

For Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, Tom Cruise didn’t rely on CGI for the crazy military transport plane scene. The film crew actually designed a custom rig and mounted it to the side of the Airbus A400m airplane with the camera pointed back at where Cruise would be. Thankfully, everything went off without a hitch, and Tom Cruise was able to finish the film, which is set for release on July 31, 2015. Continue reading for the video.

“Cruise says that one of the biggest concerns was about flying particles and bird strikes – at takeoff speeds, even small objects could injure or kill Cruise. The actor also wore special contact lenses that protected his eyes from tiny particles and the intense ‘hard air,’ according to Peta Pixel.