Wright Stuff Test Pilot History Data Plate
Signed by General Robert L. Cardenas
Data Plate features WWII Wright Field Test Pilots Brig. General Ernest K. Warburton and Maj. General Albert Boyd
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Robert L. Cardenas, Brig Gen, USAF (Ret), served as a B-24 bomber pilot during WWII, being shot down and an evadee.
He then test flew captured German aircraft like the Arado 234 at Wright Patterson AFB after WWII.
While there he was the Chief Test Pilot for the YB-49 Flying Wing, turning the program over to Glen Edwards when called to be the Operations Officer in Charge and pilot of the B-29 that would later drop the
Robert L. Cardenas, Brig Gen, USAF (Ret) is a Trustee of the Flight Test Historical Foundation.