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Hoover, R. A. (Robert A.), 1922-2016

LC control no.n 96045937
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Personal name headingHoover, R. A. (Robert A.), 1922-2016
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Variant(s)Hoover, Bob, 1922-2016
Hoover, Robert A., 1922-2016
Birth date1922-01-24
Death date2016-10-25
Place of birthNashville (Tenn.)
Place of deathLos Angeles (Calif.)
Field of activityStunt flying
AffiliationUnited States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Group, 52nd
Profession or occupationFighter pilots Test pilots
Found inForever flying, c1996: CIP t.p. (R.A. "Bob" Hoover) galley (b. 01-24-22; Robert A. Hoover)
New York times WWW site, viewed Oct. 26, 2016 (in obituary published Oct. 25: Bob Hoover; b. Robert Anderson Hoover, Jan. 24, 1922, Nashville; d. Tuesday [Oct. 25, 2016], Los Angeles; pilot who escaped Nazi captivity in a stolen plane, tested supersonic jets with his friend Chuck Yeager, barnstormed the world as a breathtaking stunt performer, and became, by wide consensus, an American aviation legend)
Associated languageeng