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Remembering Bob Hoover
January 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Please join us at the Aviation Museum of NH to remember and celebrate the life of Bob Hoover, perhaps the most beloved and certainly THE BEST aviator who has ever lived. Free admission - cash bar reception.
Mr. Hoover passed away on October 25, 2016 at age 94. He leaves a legacy unmatched by any aviator in history. Mr. Hoover's flying career spanned an incredible 70 years from WWII fighter pilot to experimental test pilot to world renown airshow performer. Chuck Yeager called him: "The best I ever saw". Jimmy Doolittle called him: "...the best stick-and-rudder man who ever lived...". Through his guidance, demonstrations, and instruction, he is acknowledged to have saved countless lives by teaching pilots, especially airshow and race pilots, how to reduce risk by staying within the aircraft performance envelope. For these reasons, he is called a Pilot's Pilot. Just to see him fly was to be held spellbound.
The Museum will present videos, anecdotes, and personal stories about Mr. Hoover. If you have a personal story, picture, or other memorabilia that you would like to share at this event, please contact the museum at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 603-669-4820.