Herve Leprince-Ringuet 1933-
In April 1961, he joined Dassault as a test pilot,participating in the testing of the Mirage IVA along with Rene Bigand and Jean Cuny. He also supported Bigand for during the development of the Mystere 20 and was subsequently appointed Chief civilian test pilot after the death of Rene Bigand. He made the first flights of the Hirondelle,Falcon 10,Falcon 50 and Falcon 900. His flight hours are in excess of 9000hours mostly in flight test.