Hot Shots! is a 1991 comedy in the style of Airplane! Charlie Sheen stars as Topper Harley, a US Navy pilot who is brought back into the military for a top secret mission. Hot Shots! mainly satirizes the film Top Gun and would spawn the 1993 sequel Hot Shots! Part Deux, which would satirize the Rambo films. The cast includes Valeria Golino, Cary Elwes, and Lloyd Bridges.
The following weapons were used in the film Hot Shots!:
Folland Gnats portray the fictional "Oscar EW 5894 Phallus Tactical Fighter Bomber" in the film. Though mostly used as a trainer aircraft, some variants of the Gnat intended for combat use carried a pair of ADEN cannons in addition to various rockets and bombs.
M60 Machine Gun
During the carrier takeoff montage, an A-7E Corsair II is seen being prepped for launch. The A-7 carried a single M61A1 Vulcan cannon.