Wibault, Michel

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Name
Wibault, Michel Gender: M
Michel Henri Marie Joseph Wibault
born on 5 June 1897 at 00:00 (= 12:00 midnight )
Place Douai, France, 50n22, 3e04
Timezone PMT m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Mandl
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 14°32' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 04°46 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 26°17'



Biography

French aircraft designer, especially known for his invention of vectored thrust for aircraft, which led to the development of the V/STOL Hawker Siddeley Harrier. He was a strong advocate of metal construction, and his airliners were important in the development of French commercial aviation in the 1930s. He died on 23 January 1963, aged 65, in Paris.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Michaël Mandl quotes birth record [1].

Categories

  • Vocation : Engineer : Aerospace (Aircraft designer)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Vectored thrust")