Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Jean Gonord 1903-1988

John Gonord joined the Navy in 1922 and became a pilot in 1924.He joined Latécoère in1930 and during his 9 years there,he flew about twenty prototypes including the Laté28-8, Laté380-01 , Laté350, Laté440,Laté290-01, Laté300,Laté521 and the Potez540 (built under license by Latécoère).He joined Breguet in 1944 and during his 2 years there flew the Br731 and Br500.He joined Leduc Aircraft in 1946, making the first flights of the LeducO10-01 , 010-02 and Leduc016.