Talk:Test pilot

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Pets[edit]

Are we going to start adding everyone's favorite test pilot? I think we need to keep this to notable and indisputable ones. We do not need this to become a "List of test pilots." —Joseph/N328KF (Talk) 15:54, 24 February 2006 (UTC)

I have a few quibbles. 1) I believe the graph that describes test pilots as working for the military or private companies should be changed to government agencies, the military or private companies. NASA and the FAA have test pilots. 2) The list of test pilots should be ordered in some way. Alphabetical, chronological, height... 3) Yeager's entry should probably say "credited" instead of "known" and I would add "in level flight" — Tthackrey (talk) 15:30, 13 March 2009 (UTC)

Sawyer question[edit]

Anyone ever hear of a test pilot killed at Coronado, California, ca. 1946 named Sawyer -- possibly first named Alfred? (anonymous question moved from article). TraceyR 08:03, 2 June 2007 (UTC)

Useful sites[edit]

There's a useful site listing a number of test pilots of all nations with short bios of some of them here: Test & Research Pilots, Flight Test Engineers

And for anyone interested in test pilot fatalities there's a fairly comprehensive list of UK ones (with crash details) here: Test Flying Memorial Project —Preceding unsigned comment added by 213.40.250.40 (talk) 19:15, 14 October 2009 (UTC)