Boone Guyton

Boone Guyton

Boone Tarleton Guyton United States Navy, (September 4, 1913 – April 4, 1996) was a Naval Aviation Cadet, experimental test pilot, author and businessman. In a flying career spanning the biplane era through the jet age, Guyton was perhaps best known for his test pilot years at Vought-Sikorsky (Chance Vought) and his participation in the development of the F4U Corsair and various other military aircraft including the OS2U Kingfisher and the radical Vought V-173 flying pancake.

Read more about Boone GuytonEarly Life, Introduction To Aviation, Test Pilot, In France, With War Looming, The Vought Years, The Lindbergh Connection, Post-Vought Years

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Boone Guyton - Post-Vought Years - Death
... Guyton died from cancer 4 April 1996 at the age of 82 ... He is buried in Woodbridge, CT where he spent the last 40 years of his life ...