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Flying the Feathered Edge

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Robert A. ""Bob"" Hoover, age 94, is considered by many to be our greatest living aviator, and has influenced generations of pilots with his precision flying and gentlemanly demeanor. Nicknamed ""The Pilot's Pilot"" by his peers, Bob is largely unknown outside aviation circles despite his staggering array of accomplishments. In Flying the Feathered Edge, Director Kim Furst captures every nuance of Bob 's amazing life story by skillfully interweaving vintage still images, rare historic footage, and exclusive testimonials from other flight legends past and present - bringing this legend's incredible life and story into the limelight.

  • DirectorKim Furst
  • Runtime: 1 hr 26 min
  • StudioKilo Foxtrot Films
  • QualityHD

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