These photographs are of Test Pilots,Engineers,and various research and production aircraft flown on test flights mostly from the late 1940's through to the present day.
Most of these have been kindly signed by those depicted
Sunday, September 29, 2013
LaVerne "Brownie" Browne
LaVerne "Brownie" Browne was the Director of Flight Test at the Douglas Aircraft Company’s Naval
Aircraft Factory at El Segundo, Calif.The first XBT2D-1 (Bu No 09085) made its maiden flight from Mines Field, CA on March 18, 1945, with Douglas test pilot LaVerne "Brownie" Browne