North American Test Pilots

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Known pilots including Bob Hoover, but where are they and why are they together?

Repository: San Diego Air and Space Museum Archive

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Owner: San Diego Air & Space Museum Archives
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    ChrisK48

    • 27/Dec/2011 22:54:17

    Several of those men were North American Aviation test pilots. You might investigate along those lines. They might all be.

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    Kevin

    • 27/Dec/2011 23:06:26

    Roy Ferren was an engineer for North American.

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    San Diego Air & Space Museum Archives

    • 28/Dec/2011 17:45:52

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/chrisk48 Thanks for the lead!

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    vagabu (José Luis)

    • 28/Dec/2011 19:40:00

    ¡ Wonderful image ! Excellent your work. Congratulations and a greeting. www.flickr.com/photos/vagabu/show Mi Web. www.telefonica.net/web2/jlbarreu/

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    green position

    • 31/Dec/2011 20:56:13

    Great shot. http://s01.flagcounter.com/count/7uR/bg=FFFFFF/txt=FFFFFF/border=FFFFFF/columns=1/maxflags=1/viewers=3/labels=0/" alt="." width="1" />http://s09.flagcounter.com/count/9RU/bg=FFFFFF/txt=FFFFFF/border=FFFFFF/columns=1/maxflags=1/viewers=3/labels=0/" alt="." width="1" />http://2.s01.flagcounter.com/count/7uR/bg=FFFFFF/txt=FFFFFF/border=FFFFFF/columns=1/maxflags=1/viewers=3/" alt="." width="1" />http://s01.flagcounter.com/map/7uR/size=m/txt=FFFFFF/border=FFFFFF/pageviews=1/viewers=3/labels=0/" alt="." width="1" />

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    krztalizer

    • 26/May/2012 23:44:58

    plus, the personal flight gear shows a lot of personalization, no military ranks are given, and their doesn't appear to be any military insignia visible, so I would agree with the theory that its Republic test pilots.