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