‘Mission Impossible – Fallout’ includes helicopter stunts with NovAtel onboard

July 31, 2018  - By
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Screenshot: Paramount Pictures

Screenshot: Paramount Pictures

A NovAtel GNSS antenna guided Tom Cruise as he performed stunt helicopter dives for his latest movie, “Mission: Impossible – Fallout.”

A LinkedIn post from the company suggests theater-goers “Keep an eye on the scene where Tom Cruise flies a helicopter through a narrow canyon to catch our Compact GNSS Antenna in action!”

Above is a behind-the-scenes video that shows how Airbus helped Cruise, an actor known for doing many of his own stunts, learn to fly a helicopter and navigate a treacherous dive sequence (with the aid of the NovAtel receiver).

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Tracy Cozzens has served as managing editor of GPS World magazine since 2006, and also is editor of GPS World’s sister website, Geospatial Solutions. She has worked in government, for non-profits, and in corporate communications, editing a variety of publications for audiences ranging from federal government contractors to teachers.

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