He’s used to jumping out of aircrafts flying at soaring altitudes, but “Mission Impossible“ star Tom Cruise took a much safer approach to air travel during a helicopter ride in London.

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The 58-year-old actor donned a face mask, now compulsory in the U.K., in order to avoid the ongoing threat of COVID-19.

Cruise gave a thumbs up to bystanders before taking to the skies in his impressive matte black helicopter on Friday, July 24.

The trip comes in the same day that actress Thandie Newton revealed what it was like working with Cruise on the set of the second “Mission: Impossible” movie, released in 2000.

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The “Westworld” star shared, “He was a very dominant individual. He tries super hard to be a nice person. But the pressure. He takes on a lot. And I think he has this sense that only he can do everything as best as it can be done.”

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