What's it like being a real-life fighter pilot? Well, FlickDirect's Allison Rose got the opportunity to speak with Major Josh "Cabo" Gunderson about flying combat jets, his most terrifying experiences, and the scenes he shot for Amazon Studio's latest film, The Tomorrow War.
ABOUT MAJOR JOSH "CABO" GUNDERSON
Major Joshua Gunderson is the Commander, F-22 Demonstration Team, 1st Fighter Wing, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. The mission of the F-22 Demonstration Team is to showcase the unmatched maneuverability of the Air Force's 5th generation air dominance stealth fighter, highlight the history of the Air Force's service through heritage formation flights, and interact with local communities through outreach events. Maj. Gunderson is an experienced combat fighter
pilot with more than 1500 flying hours in the F-15C Eagle and F-22A Raptor.
ABOUT THE TOMORROW WAR
In The Tomorrow War, the world is stunned when a group of time travelers arrive from the year 2051 to deliver an urgent message: Thirty years in the future mankind is losing a global war against a deadly alien species. The only hope for survival is for soldiers and civilians from the present to be transported to the future and join the fight. AMong those recruited is high school teacher and family man Dan Forester (Chris Pratt). Determined to save the world for his young daughter, Dan teams up with a brilliant scientist (Yvonne Strahovski) and his estranged father (J.K. Simmons) in a desperate quest to rewrite the fate of the planet.