Jean-Marie Saget is confirmed dead at the age of 91.
Jean-Marie was best known as a French military pilot.
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RT @RAeSTimR: Sad news for the international test pilot community. Former chief test pilot for Dassault, Jean-Marie Saget, passesā€¦
RT @RAeSTimR: Sad news for the international test pilot community. Former chief test pilot for Dassault, Jean-Marie Saget, passesā€¦
RT @RAeSTimR: Sad news for the international test pilot community. Former chief test pilot for Dassault, Jean-Marie Saget, passesā€¦
RT @RAeSTimR: Sad news for the international test pilot community. Former chief test pilot for Dassault, Jean-Marie Saget, passesā€¦
RT @RAeSTimR: Sad news for the international test pilot community. Former chief test pilot for Dassault, Jean-Marie Saget, passesā€¦
RT @RAeSTimR: Sad news for the international test pilot community. Former chief test pilot for Dassault, Jean-Marie Saget, passesā€¦
RT @RAeSTimR: Sad news for the international test pilot community. Former chief test pilot for Dassault, Jean-Marie Saget, passesā€¦
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Jean-Marie Saget
RT @RAeSTimR: Sad news for the international test pilot community. Former chief test pilot for Dassault, Jean-Marie Saget, passesā€¦
RT @RAeSTimR: Sad news for the international test pilot community. Former chief test pilot for Dassault, Jean-Marie Saget, passesā€¦
RT @RAeSTimR: Sad news for the international test pilot community. Former chief test pilot for Dassault, Jean-Marie Saget, passesā€¦
Jean-Marie Saget - Mirage Chief Test Pilot Died 19 March 2020. Aged 91-R I P
RT @RAeSTimR: Sad news for the international test pilot community. Former chief test pilot for Dassault, Jean-Marie Saget, passesā€¦
RT @RAeSTimR: Sad news for the international test pilot community. Former chief test pilot for Dassault, Jean-Marie Saget, passesā€¦
RT @ClassicAircraft: Another great has passed: the former Dassault chief test pilot Jean-Marie Saget, aged 91. He was still flying lessā€¦
Jean-Marie Saget
Born17 March 1929
Died20 March 2020(2020-03-20) (aged 91)
NationalityFrench
OccupationMilitary pilot
Years active1949ā€“1989
Jean-Marie Saget (17 March 1929 ā€“ 20 March 2020) was a French military pilot who later worked for Dassault Aviation.
Biography
Saget began flying in 1946, thanks to his father's Nord Aviation Nord 1300. In 1949, he graduated from the Ɖcole de l'air. After an internship in the United States, Saget acquired a pilot's license, practicing with the Beechcraft T-6 Texan II and the North American P-51 Mustang. Shortly thereafter, he joined the French Air Force.
In addition to his military and professional career, Saget was an aerobatic instructor, with over 7000 hours of flight time on the Mudry CAP 10. He served as President of the Cercle de Chasse association in Nangis and the AĆ©ro Club Marcel Dassault Voltige. In total, he accumulated more than 20,000 flight hours on 150 types of aircraft.
Jean-Marie Saget died on 20 March 2020 at the age of 91.
Awards and Decorations
Officer of the Legion of Honour
Commander of the Ordre national du MĆ©rite
Aeronautical Medal
Prix Icare (1982), awarded by the Association des journalistes professionnels de l'aƩronautique et de l'espace (AJPAE)
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