Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Robert L. Hall was born in was born in Taunton, Massachusetts in 1905. In 1931, Robert Hall won $3150 at the Cleveland National Air Races. Hall was chief engineer and test pilot at Grumman. In 1936, becoming the first pilot of the XF4F-2 Wildcat, the G-21 Goose in 1937, the XP-50 in 1941, the XF6F-1 Hellcat in 1942 and the F-8F Bearcat in 1944.