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Jean-Joseph Coté

Postby JoeF » Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:11 pm

LAUNCHIMAGE of J-J JJ Cote (Photo by Keith Morin) :salute: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: StoryHERE
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Jean-Joseph Coté
Jean-Joseph Cote | J-J Cote | J-J Coté | Jean-Joseph Coté

Hang glider pilot.
Rated by USHGRS in 2018 with an H4

He helped to build the Daedalus HPA. :salute: :salute: :salute: :salute: :salute:
I am not sure if the following ship is the one he worked on or not: Is it, J-J :?:

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Re: Jean-Joseph Coté

Postby Rick Masters » Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:37 pm

Suddenly the team found themselves alone on
the beach. Hal went to phone Bob Parks, the Senior
Engineer responsible for mechanical design, with the
news. No matter that over in California it was three in
the morning! Juan Cruz, composite structures mastermind,
summed up feelings by his comment that without
the crash, which underlined the craft’s fragility, it would
all have seemed too easy. Project Engineer Jean Joseph
Cote added, ‘That wasn’t a crash - that was a happening!’
        --Man's Greatest Flight
        http://web.mit.edu/drela/Public/web/hpa/SG_HPAG_daedalus.pdf
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