11. He’s a bona fide flying ace
Add aircraft pilot to the list of real-life roles Travolta can perform. Indeed, the actor took an interest in flight from an early age and attained his pilot license at just 22. Today, meanwhile, he owns and flies his own private jets and even has an aircraft company. Maybe he should have been chosen to star in Con Air rather than Nicolas Cage!
10. He’s been accused of not flying straight
However, Travolta’s aerodynamic endeavors have led to one interesting – if unproven – claim. Specifically, in 2014 Douglas Gotterba, a former pilot for Travolta’s aircraft company, Alto, alleged that he had been engaged in a sexual relationship with the star for six years during his tenure. This was quite the assertion, as the actor had only been known to be with women in the past and had been married to actress Kelly Preston since 1991…