Tom Cruise always goes sky high.

On Sunday night, the “Top Gun: Maverick” star couldn’t make it to the MTV Movie & TV Awards in-person, but he did record a special acceptance speech while flying a plane.

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The actor, who won the fan choice for Best Performance for his role in the blockbuster sequel, appeared on-screen piloting an old fighter plane.

“Thank you so much for this award,” Cruise said, smiling through the window of the plane. “I make these films for you. I love you. I love entertaining you. To know how much you enjoy it, how much you appreciate it, there’s just no better feeling.”

Teasing the upcoming “Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part 1” as “wild ride,” Cruise told fans, “You have a wonderful summer. Thank you again for letting me entertain you. It’s an absolute privilege. We’ll see you at the movies.”

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Cruise beat out Austin Butler in “Elvis”, Florence Pugh in “Don’t Worry Darling”, Keke Palmer in “Nope” and Michael B. Jordan in “Creed III” for the fan-voted prize.

“Top Gun: Maverick” was also the most nominated film at the MTV Movie & TV awards, while in the TV section, “Stranger Things” and “The Last of Us” were the top contenders.