Gordon Corps 1929-1992
Gordon Corps was a graduate of the de
In 1964, after his RAF service he joined the Air Registration Board. He became chief test pilot to the Civil Aviation Authority in 1981 on the retirement of Dave Davies.He joined Airbus Industrie in
After retiring from Test Flying he moved to the flight safety and accident investigation team. He was acting as deputy flight safety director with a team from Airbus Industrie on its way from Katmandu to investigate the Thai Airways crash on the Talkuassir mountain at 11,500ft when he died of mountain sickness in Nepal, he was 62.