Bob Hoover- You gotta see this!

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  1. evangilder

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    Yea, seen that one before, and its a hell of a clip....
     
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    Apparently he also stole an FW 190

    "He managed to escape from the prison camp, stole a FW-190 (or so the legend goes), and flew to safety in the Netherlands."

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_Hoover
     
  4. sunny91

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    good one i have alreay post on 04-19-2006.

    sunny
     
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    I saw him do that at the Mojave Air Races in 1978. He came to a stop right in front of the grandstand with both engines out...
     
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    "He managed to escape from the prison camp, stole a FW-190 (or so the legend goes), and flew to safety in the Netherlands."


    Sounds like a scene from "The Great Escape"
     
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    Kinda odd why the US won't let him fly here.
     
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    Lost his medical
     
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    Wow! That was amazing!!
     
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    one of the best seen him many times he used to do 2 shows one with aero commander and then switch to his P51 later in the show
     
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    He was railroaded by a couple of FAA jerks who had it in for him. I think he eventually won but just doesn't fly anymore because of insurance reasons.

    A guy in Afton Wyoming owns "Ole Yeller," his old P-51.
     
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