Friday, August 29, 2008

Yves Brunaud 1920-1962

Breguet 1100 Taon
Breguet Vultur

Started as an observer before becoming a pilot in the Air Force He then entered the C.E.V. before joining Breguet at the end of 1947. He flew more than 4,000 hours of flight of which 2,500 were flight tests in particular on the BR761 'Deux Ponts', BR1100, Vultur, Alizé and finally the Atlantic. He was killed in the crash of the 2nd prototype Atlantic in 1962.