G. Warren Hall passed away August 6th, 2019
We are saddened by the news that G. Warren Hall passed away August 6th.
“Inducted in 2004, G. Warren Hall began his flying career at Northfield Airport when he was a junior at Hermitage High School. He attended the University of Virginia earning a Bachelors Degree in Aeronautical Engineering, after which he joined the Navy. He was commissioned as an Ensign in 1960 and took his primary flight training in a Beechcraft T-34 “Mentor”. He earned his “Wings of Gold” in 1962 and was assigned to Fighter Squadron VF-31 flying the McDonnell F3B “Demon”. Warren left the Navy in 1965 and began working at the Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory with highly sophisticated “variable stability” aircraft, a modified T-33 to simulate the new lifting body shapes for outer space re-entry. In 1977 he joined the NASA Ames Research Center as a Research/Test Pilot and later became the Director of the Airborne Science and Research Division. Warren was involved with many research projects including the Bell X-22A, AD-1, SH3A, A-36, T-38, UH-60, X-14B, DC-8, C-141, Learjet, YO3, XV-15, and the Rotor Systems Research Aircraft (a compound helicopter). He flew the SH-3A with the Naval Reserves, C-130s with the Air Force Reserves, and commanded a California Air National Guard Group”