Six to be inducted into EAA Hall of Fame

The Experimental Aircraft Association will recognize the contributions of six aviators on Oct. 16 as it inducts them into the EAA Hall of Fame during a banquet at the EAA Aviation Center.

Bob Hoover

Bob Hoover

Among the inductees will be keynote speaker Bob Hoover, the 2009 International Aerobatic Club inductee, who is one of today’s most notable aviators with

Lance Neibaur

Lance Neibaur

accomplishments in the military, as a test pilot and as a legendary air show performer.

Other inductees include Lance Neibauer (homebuilders); the late Stephen Pitcairn (vintage aircraft); George Baker (warbirds); Roy Pinner (ultralights); and Paul Sanderson (flight instruction).

Stephen Pitcairn

Stephen Pitcairn

Paul Sanderson

Paul Sanderson

“This year’s six inductees join others who have made a remarkable contribution to the aviation community,” said Tom Poberezny, EAA chairman and president. “Their inclusion into the EAA Hall of Fame is not only a testament to their passion and determination, but also an inspiration to the rest of us of the possibilities within the world of flight.”

Roy Pinner

Roy Pinner

George Baker

George Baker

The public is invited to attend and participate at the EAA Hall of Fame induction dinner. Tickets and additional inductee information are available at EAA’s website

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