Forever Flying: Fifty Years of High-flying Adventures, From Barnstorming in Prop Planes to Dogfighting Germans to Testing Supersonic Jets, An Autobiography

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Barnstormer, World War II fighter, pioneering test pilot, aerobatic genius—Bob Hoover is a true American hero. Now, in Forever Flying, he tells his amazing story, sharing all the thrills and chills, spectacular stunts and death-defying exploits that have made him a living aviation legend.

The true story of one man’s flight into history.

Barnstormer, World War II fighter, pioneering test pilot, aerobatic genius—Bob Hoover is a true American hero. Now, in FOREVER FLYING, he tells his amazing story, sharing all the thrills and chills, spectacular stunts and death-defying exploits that have made him a living aviation legend. Climb into the cockpit with America’s original top gun for an astonishing inside look at flight in action—and on the edge.

Read about:

• Hoover’s dramatic dogfights as a decorated World War II fighter pilot…including the encounter that knocked him out of the sky

• His daring escape from the Nazis’ infamous Stalag I prison camp—when he stole a German plane and flew it to Holland

• The great aviators he has known, such as Orville Wright, Eddie Rickenbacker, Charles Lindbergh, and Neil Armstrong

• Hoover’s one-of-a-kind maneuvers that have dazzled air-show crowds the world over.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Atria Books; First PB Edition, First Printing edition (August 1, 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 067153761X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0671537616
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.8 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 13.4 ounces