Tom Cruise has a need for speed, so he took the fastest mode of transportation he could to the premiere of Top Gun: Maverick in San Diego Wednesday.

The 59-year-old actor, who never shies away from a good stunt, flew a helicopter to the red carpet that was rolled out on the USS Midway, and was greeted by fans and his Top Gun co-stars Jennifer ConnellyMonica Barbaro and Miles TellerTop Gun: Maverick opens in theaters on May 27th.