Jean Pierson, key figure in early Airbus, dies at 80

Nov. 4, 2021: Reuters reports that Jean Pierson, a key figure in the early decades of Airbus, died overnight in France.

Jean Pierson. Photo credit: Airbus.

 

3 Comments on “Jean Pierson, key figure in early Airbus, dies at 80

  1. And just as I’m reading “Air Wars..” and learning about his leadership and work with John Leahy. More needs to be written about him.

  2. Sir John Charnly Aeronautical Engineer who led the quest for a blind landing system and carried out the research into supersonic flight passed away.

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