Robert J. Pond

You might recognize Bob Pond's name from the Rutan-designed "Pond Racer" but he's owner of one of the world's most remarkable aircraft collections, and his love for speedy and graceful machines carries over to classic automobiles, too. In this Profiles interview, Pond shares stories from his 56 years and 20,000+ hours of flying and preserving warbirds, and talks with AVweb's Joe Godfrey about learning to fly, his naval career, preserving the WWII aircraft, and the state-of-the-art warbird he'd like to add to his collection.

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