Frank Robinson

Frank Robinson | California Aviation Hall of Fame | Museum of Flying
Frank Robinson Year Inducted: 2014 Frank Robinson was the youngest of four children. He grew up during the depression and as a young man, he worked his way through college focusing his education on helicopter design. In 1957, he earned a BSME degree from the University of Washington and later attended graduate school at the [...]

Dr. Buzz Aldrin

Dr. Buzz Aldrin | California Aviation Hall of Fame | Museum of Flying
Dr. Buzz Aldrin Year Inducted: 2014 Born in Montclair, New Jersey, Dr. Buzz Aldrin graduated third in his class at the US Military Academy at West Point, with a BS in mechanical engineering. On July 20, 1969, Buzz and Neil Armstrong made their historic Apollo XI moonwalk, becoming the first two humans to set foot [...]

Clay Lacy

Clay Lacy | California Aviation Hall of Fame | Museum of Flying
Clay Lacy Year Inducted: 2014 Born in Wichita, Kansas, Clay Lacy began flying at age 12. He had already logged 1,500 hours by age 19, when he joined United Airlines in the right seat of DC-3s. Forty years later, Lacy retired from United as a senior captain, having flown Douglas prop airliners, the DC-8, DC-10, [...]

Bob Hoover

Bob Hoover | California Aviation Hall of Fame | Museum of Flying
Bob Hoover Year Inducted: 2014 Bob Hoover is considered by his peers as the "pilot's pilot". He has served his country in war and peace as a fighter pilot, test pilot and as a master of aerobatics. His famous yellow P-51 Mustang has been one of the main attractions at the Reno National Air Races [...]