Legendary WWII and test pilot, Bob Little

    Legendary Pilot, Bob Little is profiled in this History in the First Person Special. The U.S. Army Air Corps P-51 pilot flew 68 combat missions during WWII and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with 13 Oak Leaf Clusters. After the war he made aviation history as a McDonnell Aircraft Flight Test Engineer, Experimental Test Pilot, Chief Test Pilot and Program Manger for the F-4 Phantom II. The heroic pilot shares his WWII stories and gives us the cockpit perspective of an experimental pilot taking the F3H-1 Demon, F-101A, F101B Voodoo, and F-4H-1 Phantom II on their maiden flights. The HEC-TV exclusive historical meeting between the First F-4 Pilot, Robert “Bob” C Little, and the last F-4, USAF Col Ron “Elvis” King, coordinated by the Missouri Aviation Historical Society is also featured.

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