The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) recently honored aerobatic pilot Sean D. Tucker, Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.) and 71 other members of Congress, Pat Hartness, and Woody Lesikar for their contributions to general aviation during the second annual Bob Hoover Trophy Reception. [Read more…]
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA) revealed that aerobatic pilot Sean D. Tucker and Congressman Todd Rokita (R-Ind.) will be honored for their contributions to general aviation at the second annual Bob Hoover Trophy Reception.
The event will be held March 8 at Ronald Reagan National Airport’s Historic Terminal A Lobby in Arlington, Virginia. [Read more…]
Frequent contributor Ted Luebbers recently sent in this photo of the Bob Hoover tribute on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center at Dulles International Airport.
Hoover, considered one of the best pilots in history, passed away Oct. 25 at the age of 94.
Luebbers adds: “Notice his plane, the North American Rockwell Shrike 500S “Sweetie Face” and the life-size statue of the man.” [Read more…]
R. A. “Bob” Hoover will forever cast a huge shadow over all of aviation. His recent passing (October 25) at the age of 94 sent a shockwave through the broader aviation family. [Read more…]
The legendary Bob Hoover will be remembered at a Celebration of Life Nov. 18, 2016, at Clay Lacy Aviation in Van Nuys, Calif.
The event honoring Hoover, who passed away Oct. 25 at the age of 94, will be livestreamed at LetBobFly.net/Live beginning at 1 p.m. Pacific time (4 p.m. Eastern) and is expected to run through 4 p.m. Pacific time. [Read more…]
Following their recent passing, International Air & Space Hall of Fame inductees Bob Hoover and Bill Gibbs will be remembered during a special ceremony on Nov. 17 at the San Diego Air & Space Museum.
Hoover, a 2007 inductee, passed away at age 94 on Oct. 25. Gibbs, a 2011 inductee, passed away at 106 on Oct. 29. [Read more…]
Bob Hoover, called the greatest stick and rudder pilot of all time by Gen. Jimmy Doolitte, died Oct. 25 at his home in Southern California. He was 94. [Read more…]