Bob Hoover, the "Pilot’s Pilot"
Robert “Bob” Anderson Hoover was a US Army Air Force fighter pilot, USAF and civilian test pilot, CFI, famous air show pilot and aviation record-setter. Known as the “pilot's pilot”, Hoover transformed aerobatic flying and will always be regarded as one of the greatest pilots who ever lived. Hoover grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, worked at a grocery store to pay for flying lessons at age 15 and joined the Tennessee Air National Guard at age 18. He served in both World War