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Old 11th Nov 2019, 07:54
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treadigraph
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Bob Hoover's Shrike Commander display was unbelievable - aerobatics in a twin prop executive aeroplane, culminating in an 8-point engines-off barrel roll and deadstick landing.
I saw him fly the Shrike routine aged 77, shortly before he grounded himself the following spring. Quite remarkable.
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