Year inducted: 2016
Skip James Holm may hold the world record for combat flight hours: 1,172. He retired from the U.S. Air Force Reserve in 1992 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He logged his combat hours flying F–105s and F–4s in the Vietnam War. After three tours of duty in Vietnam, he joined Lockheed Skunk Works and test piloted the experimental and production F–117s. Holm participated in the Reno Air Races since 1981. He has won in the Unlimited class of piston-engined aircraft in 1984, 2000, 2002 and 2003.