In the 1986 “Top Gun” movie, Tom Skerrit plays Mike “Viper” Metcalf, Commander of the Top Gun School at the Miramar Air Force Base in California. Here Pete “Maverick” Mitchell is sent to train with the best pilots in the Navy. After the plane crash in which his best friend Goose dies, Maverick would like to resign, but Commander Viper tells him the true story of the death of his father Duke Mitchell, during an unauthorized secret mission in enemy territory, in which thanks to the Duke Mitchell’s heroism saved many pilots. Thanks to this story, Maverick finally discovers the truth and thus decides to continue his career as a pilot.
The Viper Flight suit is the original replica of the one worn in the film, exclusively in the Hollywood Vintage Jacket Collection.