Charlie Hoover is a man who just reached middle age when one day the voice within his head materializes in the form of Hugh, a foot high miniature alter ego. Hugh guides Charlie on the path to getting his life in order.
Runtime: 30 minutes
Charlie Hoover - Bob Hoover - Netflix
Robert Anderson “Bob” Hoover (January 24, 1922 – October 25, 2016) was a United States Army Air Forces fighter pilot, USAF and civilian test pilot, flight instructor, air show pilot, and aviation record-setter. Known as the “pilot's pilot”, Hoover revolutionized modern aerobatic flying and has been referred to in many aviation circles as one of the greatest pilots ever to have lived.
Charlie Hoover - Honors and recognition - Netflix
Hoover was considered one of the founding fathers of modern aerobatics and was described by General Jimmy Doolittle as “the greatest stick-and-rudder man who ever lived”. In the Centennial of Flight edition of Air & Space/Smithsonian, he was named the third greatest aviator in history. During his career, Hoover was awarded the following military medals: the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Soldier's Medal for non-combat valor, the Air Medal with several oak leaf clusters, the Purple Heart, and the French Croix de Guerre. He was also made an honorary member of the Blue Angels, the Thunderbirds, the RCAF Snowbirds, the American Fighter Aces Association, and the original Eagle Squadron, and received an Award of Merit from the American Fighter Pilots Association. He was inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 1988 and to the Aerospace Walk of Honor in 1992. Hoover received the Living Legends of Aviation Freedom of Flight Award in 2006, which was renamed the Bob Hoover Freedom of Flight Award the following year. In 2007, he received the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum Trophy. On May 18, 2010, Hoover delivered the 2010 Charles A. Lindbergh Memorial Lecture at the Smithsonian Institution's National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School conferred an honorary doctorate on Hoover at the school's December 2010 graduation ceremony. Flying magazine placed Hoover number 10 on its list of “The 51 Heroes of Aviation” in 2013. On December 12, 2014, at the Aero Club of Washington's 67th annual Wright Memorial Dinner, Hoover was awarded the National Aeronautic Association's Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy. The R.A. “Bob” Hoover Trophy is named in honor of him, and awarded to those who have demonstrated the airmanship, leadership, and passion that Hoover did during his career and life. On March 11, 2017, at the 2017 United States Air Force Academy Recognition Dinner, Hoover was announced as the Exemplar for the USAFA Class of 2020.