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White, Alvin Swauger
White Alvin
White Alvin
Credit: www.spacefacts.de
American test pilot, 1954-1967. Chief test pilot for the XB-70.

Status: Deceased. Born: 1918-12-09. Died: 2006-04-29. Birth Place: Berkeley, California.

Bachelor of science from the University of California. US Air Force test pilot. Mentioned as candidate for Man In Space Soonest program in 1958. Thereafter test Pilot for North American Aviation, assigned to X-15 project, but made no flights. From December 1960 chief test pilot at North American for the XB-70 bomber (made the first flight on 21 September 1964). In 1967, after the crash of the XB-70 on a publicity flight, he left the North American and worked for two years at Trans World Airlines. Later he founded his own consulting firm.



Family: Man-In-Space-Soonest Group - 1958. Country: USA. Agency: USAF. Bibliography: 4452, 6196.

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