• Former US Navy fighter pilot explains why TOPGUN fines aviators $5 each time they quote the iconic 1986 film 'Top Gun' starring Tom Cruise

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    F/A-18E Super Hornets from Strike Fighter Squadron 136 “Knighthawks” fly in formation during a photo exercise over California.
    U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Shannon Renfroe
    The US Navy's Fighter Weapons School, commonly known as TOPGUN, fines people for various infractions.
    Quotes from the classic 1986 film "Top Gun" starring Tom Cruise cost those at fault $5, Guy 'Bus' Snodgrass, a retired Navy commander and former TOPGUN instructor, reveals in his new book "TOPGUN's TOP 10: Leadership Lessons from the Cockpit."
    The reason for the rule against "Top Gun" quotes is...
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  • Renting a U-Haul to move out of California can be 4 times more expensive than moving in due to high demand

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    A U-Haul moving truck parked in a suburban neighborhood in San Ramon, California.
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    Moving-truck rates from California are wildly expensive thanks to high demand, according to Mark Perry , a professor of economics and finance at the University of Michigan-Flint, and Jalopnik .
    Business Insider reviewed U-Haul and Budget Truck Rental rates to and from California and found a huge increase in price to leave the state over the same time frame.
    U-Haul and Budget moving-truck rental rates were between two and five times as expensive to leave California than to...
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