[DeTomaso] lost another great American

marshall smith marshallgsmith at sbcglobal.net
Wed Oct 26 12:21:35 EDT 2016

I've seen Bob Hoover's air show act flying his Shrike Commander four times and the word 'thrilling' didn't come close to describing what he could do in a heavy twin turbo prop.
He truly could be the finest pilot ever. RIP Bob Hoover and thanks for thrills.


On Tue, 10/25/16, Ken Green via DeTomaso <detomaso at server.detomasolist.com> wrote:

 Subject: [DeTomaso] lost another great American
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 Date: Tuesday, October 25, 2016, 10:43 PM
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 [1]Famed aviator 'Bob' Hoover, who escaped
    Nazis by stealing a plane, dies at 94
    Famed aviator 'Bob' Hoover, who escaped
 Nazis by stealing a plane, ...
    By Jon Ostrower
    Aviation legend R.A. "Bob" Hoover died
 Tuesday at age 94. He escaped
    the Nazis by stealing one of thei...
    I have a vague recollection that the
 government was going to pull his
    pilots license in the 70s due to age, and
 Chuck Yeager got involved and
    pointed out that Hoover was still a great
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