Friday, September 12, 2008

Jean Lanvario 1919-1996

First Transall C-160 aircraft which Jean Lanvario flew the maiden flight of.

Jean Lanvario flew the first flight of the Transall on February 25th 1963 along with flight engineer Jean Caillard and flight engineers Lucien Goypieron and Louis Bonfand and flight engineers. The flight lasted 55 minutes.He joined the CEV in 1948 flying many aircraft types. He also tested the Caravelle.