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Tom Cruise surprises Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con as the "Top Gun: Maverick" official trailer soars at the fan conference.
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Tom Cruise has flipped on the jet engine for "Top Gun: Maverick," and the comic fans are having an appearance Thursday and dropping the first exhilarating trailer.

The rocking trailer wants to give even critics, concerned about a "Top Gun" sequel 33 years after the original, the need for speed.

Cruise, 57, looks as if he just walked off the original, flashing that smile, still wearing those Ray-Bans and that bomber jacket Silly helmets, as we see in the trailer.

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Tom Cruise surprises Comic-Con crowd: Reveal epic first 'Top Gun: Maverick' trailer

The poster fo r "Top Gun: Maverick." (Photo: PARAMOUNT)

Jon Hamm, who plays a hardened naval officer by the stone cold looks Thursday, telling Collider it's "mind-blowing."

"And it's mostly practical. There's not a lot of CG, "Hamm said." Those guys are really up in multiple gs. "

Cruise, known for his own incredible stunts, puts Captain Pete's" Maverick "Mitchell in the cockpit

Amid the aerial splendors, there is a glimpse of Maverick donning a mysterious high altitude pressure suit, which raises the flying stakes.

Grizzled Ed Harris tells Maverick, now a flight instructor, that's a dying breed. "

This is perhaps an allusion to the reported drone theme meant to take humans out of flight warfare.

] But Maverick responds "Maybe so, sir, but not today."

Cruise calls the sequel "A love letter to aviation … I really wanted to give you all the experience of what it's like to be in that aircraft. "

Maverick wants to team up with Goose's son , played by Miles Teller

Miles plate in "Whiplash." He's now got Tom Cruise telling him how to fly. (Photo: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics)

"Top Gun" focused on risk-taking pilot Maverick and his family-oriented wingman, Nick "Goose" Bradshaw (Anthony Edwards). The Bromance tragically ends, with Bradshaw dying after ejecting from their stalled jet. Maverick never got over it.

We caught glimpses of Goose's son during the "Great Balls of Fire" performance in the barbecue joint. Bradley's all grown up now, played by Miles Teller, who beat out Glen Powell and Nicholas Hoult for the coveted gig.

In the trailer, we get a view of a plate just like the dad (we can guess the song) and in an argument with another trainee. Looks like he's got Maverick's temperament.

More: 'Top Gun' sequel: Miles's plate cast as Goose's son opposite Tom Cruise

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So Barbaro wants to play the love interest to Miles Teller's character, a pilot in training.

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Jennifer Connelly stars in "Top Gun : Maverick. " [Photo: Jemal Countess / Getty Images]