Tag Archives: Bob Hoover

The Bob Hoover Legacy Lives On!

by Dave Weiman Published in Midwest Flyer – Dec 2016/Jan 2017 On October 25, 2016, the aviation community lost its mentor, Robert A. “Bob” Hoover, 94. Bob knew he was loved, and appreciated our admiration as friends and fans, and … Continue reading

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Bob Hoover Celebration of Life

Bob Hoover Celebration of Life, Friday, November 18, 2016, 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM CST Clay Lacy Aviation in association with Van Nuys Airport – 7435 Valjean Way – Van Nuys, CA 91406 For Tickets or Additional Information Visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bob-hoover-celebration-of-life-registration-28963723276

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Embry-Riddle Names 2015 Bob Hoover Presidential Scholarship Recipients

ENTERPRISE, FLA. – The Citation Jet Pilots Association (CJP) recently joined with the Bob Hoover Legacy Foundation in contributing $50,000 each towards four Bob Hoover Presidential Scholarships to students attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) on campuses in Prescott, Ariz. and … Continue reading

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Hollywood & Aviation Community To Honor Hoover

Los Angeles, Calif. – Hollywood and the aviation community will come together at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, February 21, 2014, to celebrate the legacy of World War II combat pilot, test pilot and air show performer, Robert A. “Bob” … Continue reading

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Making A Difference… Doc Mosher Receives Navy League’s Aviation Excellence Award

by Ed Leineweber EAA AirVenture Oshkosh is often the venue for “firsts,” as well as a place to honor tradition and decades-long service. The 3rd Annual Aviation Celebration staged by several Midwest chapters of the U.S. Navy League captured both … Continue reading

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AirVenture 2013… Looking Back & Looking Forward!

by Jim LaMalfa Dave Weiman, Contributing Editor Standing at the main gates to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2013, July 29 thru August 4, one had to recognized and give thanks to the efforts of a young National Guard aircraft mechanic named … Continue reading

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Stars Do Shine At AOPA Aviation Summit

by Dave Weiman PALM SPRINGS, CALIF.  – The AOPA Aviation Summit, October 11-13, 2012, showed signs of stardom from both Hollywood and the GA community. Regardless of wealth, fame or the lack thereof, pilots came together to network, learn, socialize … Continue reading

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EAA AirVenture – Always Something For Everyone!

by Jim LaMalfa It is an understatement to say that this year’s EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 25–31, 2011 at Wittman Regional Airport, Oshkosh, Wis., had something for everyone. Hundreds of homebuilts, warbirds and vintage aircraft to see during the day, … Continue reading

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Boeing 787 Appearing At EAA AirVenture 2011

EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. — (June 15, 2011) — EAA and AirVenture chairman Tom Poberezny confirmed today that the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is scheduled to make a landmark appearance at EAA AirVenture 2011 on Friday, July 29, giving aviation … Continue reading

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World’s Only Airworthy B-29 Superfortress “FIFI” To Return To EAA AirVenture 2011, Along With Hoover, Tippin, REO Speedwagon, Sinise & The U.S. Navy

OSHKOSH, WIS. – Flying again following a four-year renovation, the world’s only airworthy Boeing B-29 Superfortress, “FIFI,” is scheduled to make a much-anticipated appearance at EAA AirVenture 2011, July 25-31 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. FIFI, which is … Continue reading

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