Monday, November 17, 2008

Didier Ronceray/Lucien Bernard Beluga First Flight

The A300-600ST maiden flight took place on September 13, 1994. This lasted 4 hours 41with Gilbert Defer, Lucien Bernard and test engineers Jean-Pierre Flamant and Didier Ronceray.The fifth and last "Beluga" successfully completed its first flight in Toulouse on 12 December 2000. The crew consisted of Chief Test Pilot Lucien Bernard, Co-Pilot Didier Ronceray and Flight Engineer Bruno Bigand. The flight lasted 4 hours and 5 minutes.