Top Gun Movie Results in Record ‘Become a Pilot’ Search Engine Traffic

08th Jun 2022

The Hollywood Movie ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ has broken numerous box-office records, is one of the most popular movies on a number of streaming platforms and has resulted in the highest search trend for ‘Become a Pilot’ and ‘Become a Fighter Pilot’ in the last two decades (data reviewed back to 2004).

Below the Google Trend is seen for ‘How to become a Pilot’ worldwide – for a more extreme graph check out this LinkedIn Post.

The increase in interest is being captured by a number of pilot training organisations including;

  • Irish Flight School Launches Cinema Marketing Campaign In Line With Top Gun Movie
  • US Air Force – Maj. Gen. Edward W. Thomas, commander of Air Force Recruiting Service, told Fox News the military would use Top Gun: Maverick to boost recruitment. A similar phenomenon was seen during the first release of Top Gun during the Cold War. “We did get a good recruiting bump from ‘Top Gun’ in 1986 when I went to the theaters and saw ‘Top Gun’ with my friends in ’86,” Thomas said. “I was already excited about military aviation, but I got even more excited. “We expect ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ to do the same,” he added. “You know, whether people want to aim high or fly Navy, we just want them to get excited about serving the nation in some capacity.”

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