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Wilson Air Center Hosts Legendary Bob Hoover As Timeless Voice of Aviation

April 27, 2007
Memphis, Tennessee – April 27, 2007 –Wilson Air Center treated aviation enthusiasts to a rare and memorable evening for “Timeless Voices of Aviation.” Bob Hoover, a notable pilot, aerobatics champion and aviation icon spoke during the week of April 8th,... ...more

More On Legendary Bob Hoover – Tricks, tests, war fill log of stick/rudder’s ‘greatest’

April 12, 2007
By Jane Roberts April 12, 2007 According to Wikipedia, Robert Hoover wasn’t the first pilot to break the sound barrier in 1947 because a “desperate bailout from an F-84 Thunderjet shattered both his legs.” Nope, not true at all. “That... ...more