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Celebrities Who Fly Planes In Real Life  

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This list includes information about celebrities who fly planes, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, musicians, politicians, and athletes have licenses to fly airplanes. Some of these celebrities learned to fly while filming movies and others learned to fly in the military. But most of these impressive famous pilots learned to fly in their free time.

Who is the most famous person who flies planes? Angelina Jolie tops our list. The Mr. and Mrs. Smith actress has a student pilot license in the U.S. and a private pilot license (with limitations) for international flights . Harrison Ford has a private pilot license to fly both planes and helicopters. In 2015, he was injured when he made a crash landing in his World War II-era Ryan Aeronautical ST3KR.

Several former presidents can also fly planes. Both George W. Bush and his father, George H.W. Bush, have commercial pilot licenses. Secretary of State John Kerry has a commercial pilot license with private privileges. Sadly, John Denver died while flying his plane in 1997.

Are you surprised that so many famous people can fly planes? Did any of these stars with their pilot's license surprise you? Take a look at this list and share your thoughts in the comments section!
Angelina Jolie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Who Fly Planes In Real Life
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Angelina Jolie has a student pilot license in the U.S. and a private pilot license (with limitations) for international flights.

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Clint Eastwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Who Fly Planes In Real Life
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Clint Eastwood has a private pilot license to and enjoys flying helicopters as well.

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