The Aviation Foundation of America will unveil a life-size statue of beloved aviation legend R.A. “Bob” Hoover at a reception at the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center on Saturday, April 2. [Read more…]
Reel Stuff Aviation Resources will host award-winning filmmaker Kim Furst for a screening of her documentary, “Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project,” on March 17 at the inaugural MODAERO NextGen Aviation Festival.
MODAERO takes place March 16-19 in Conroe, Texas, at the Lone Star Executive Airport (KCXO) and Montgomery County Convention Center. [Read more…]
“Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project” will be at the center of a national Veteran’s Day event.
The film, which shares the story of one of the nation’s most revered veterans, aviator Bob Hoover, will be shown in all 50 states on Nov. 11. Tickets are available currently through the Bob Hoover Project website and movie theater host, Tugg until Nov. 1 but are expected to sell out, according to the event’s organizers. [Read more…]
Officials with the National Aviation Hall of Fame (NAHF) report that a documentary about one of its legendary enshrinees, Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, has earned its producer/writer/director, Kim Furst the 13th Annual Combs Gates Award.
The four recipients of the 2015 Bob Hoover Presidential Scholarships, presented in partnership between the Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation and the Citation Jet Pilots Owner Pilot Association, recently spent an activity-filled week immersed in the wonders of general aviation at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture 2015, held July 20-28 in Oshkosh, Wis. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON D.C. — Bob Hoover will be recognized today, Aug. 19, for his contributions to aviation for this year’s National Aviation Day event at the U.S. Capitol. [Read more…]
The National Business Aviation Association convention draws aviation’s elite and honors a few each year. This time, heartfelt kudos were laid on Bob Hoover as NBAA presented him its Meritorious Service to Aviation Award, its highest honor. A five-minute video included tributes from Clay Lacy, Harrison Ford, astronaut Gene Cernan and many others to explain why.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Aviation legend Bob Hoover will receive the 2014 Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy from the National Aeronautic Association (NAA).
The trophy is awarded annually to a living American for “…significant public service of enduring value to aviation in the United States.”
Oshkosh, Wis. — A new documentary on aviation legend Bob Hoover debuted at this year’s AirVenture and will make its world premiere Aug. 10.