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Losing a master and gentleman today... Bob Hoover gone West

10/25/2016 1:12 PM | CAC Administrator (Administrator)

Robert A. “Bob” Hoover died this morning at age 94. Described by both Jimmy Doolittle and Chuck Yeager as the greatest stick-and-rudder pilot who ever lived, Hoover delighted airshow audiences for decades with his deft flying of the yellow P-51 Ole Yeller and his stunning “energy management” aerobatic act in a Shrike Commander with both engines shut down and the props feathered.


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