Bob Hoover's Shrike Commander

     

Bob Hoover's Shrike Commander

Flown by R.A. "Bob" Hoover for 20 years, N500RA is the most recognized Shrike Commander in the world. Hoover used his extensive test pilot and fighter pilot skills to become a legendary airshow pilot and brought a simple business aircraft to international attention.

Image Number: WEB11076-2008
Credit: Image by Dane Penland, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
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