Sunday, December 05, 2010

Charles A.Plummer 1936-2010

The first flight of the prototype of the AV-8B Harrier took place at Lambert International Airport in St. Louis on Nov. 9, 1978.The aircraft hovered for seven minutes at an altitude of 130 feet above the runway.
The short flight by MCAIR Pilot Charlie Plummer culminated weeks of ground testing the light attack aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps.