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Forever flying : fifty years of high-flying adventures, from barnstorming in prop planes to dogfighting Germans to testing supersonic jets : an autobiography

Author: R A Hoover; Mark Shaw
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, 1996. ©1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First Pocket books hardcover printingView all editions and formats
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Fifty years of high-flying adventures, from barnstorming in prop planes to dogfigting Germans to testing supersonic jets.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: R A Hoover; R A Hoover
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R A Hoover; Mark Shaw
ISBN: 0671537601 9780671537609 067153761X 9780671537616
OCLC Number: 34731850
Description: xxiv, 291 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I:The Early Days --
Flying Lessons --
Going to war --
Part II: The War Years --
Fighting the Germans --
The Distinguished Flying Cross --
The Spitfire goes down --
Prisoner of war --
Escape from Stalag I --
Part III: Test-flying for Uncle Sam --
Dogfighting over Ohio --
Bear huntin' with Chuck Yeager --
Hole in the sky --
Broken legs --
Part IV: Test-pilot Terror --
Civilian Bob --
Forty minutes of stark terror --
Living on the edge --
Diving at the deck --
Part V: Flying Over Korea --
Bombs over Korea --
Part VI: Return to the Friendly Skies --
Feuding over the F-100 --
Japanese masseuse torture --
Waterskiing with Yuri --
Rockwell's bandit --
Airplanes big and small --
Honoring Charles Lindbergh --
Speed and more speed --
Part VII: Air-Show Magic --
Air-show adventures --
Thrills and spills --
Epilogue: Dogfighting with the FAA.
Responsibility: by R.A. "Bob" Hoover with Mark Shaw ; foreword by Chuck Yeager.

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Fifty years of high-flying adventures, from barnstorming in prop planes to dogfigting Germans to testing supersonic jets.
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