A god of the sky, how else can we qualify him? And it’s while flying an ultralight that he left, in March 1985. That day, before the briefing, he tests the ultralight he wanted to buy. He took off and fell. Nothing predestined Michel to ballooning. His dearest wish was to build balloons. In his memory, Jacques Llopis has created the MA category of balloons, as Michel Arnould.
Reference Pilâtre de Rozier Organisation – Collector 2011