Pierre Robin has passed away

A Robin DR-400. (Photo redskin83 (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0))

Pierre Robin, who designed the famous Robin DR-400 with Jean Delemontez, passed away on 5 August 2020.

Robin aircraft are ubiquitous on French airfields and also a common sight abroad. Robin Aircraft’s most famous design was the DR-400, of which 2,700 were built.

Born in 1927, Pierre Robin was buried on 7 August in Talant, France.

Our thoughts and prayers go to the family and friends of Pierre Robin.

Source : AeroBuzz | Décès de Pierre Robin

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    • Chris Lampard on August 9, 2020 at 10:10 PM
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    His aircraft are a common, welcome and frequently photographed sight over South Oxfordshire. His memory will remain. Sleep well.

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