Jack Northrop

Jack Northrop

John Knudsen "Jack" Northrop (November 10, 1895 – February 18, 1981) was an American aircraft industrialist and designer, who founded the Northrop Corporation in 1939.

Read more about Jack NorthropEarly Years, Entering Aviation, Company Founding, Flying Wing and Other Aircraft, Later Years, Awards

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Northrop YB-49 - Operational History
... these big wings to its collection of pioneering Northrop aircraft ... chopped up by the Air Force, the materials smelted down with portable smelters brought to Northrop's facility, in plain sight of its employees ... Jack Northrop retired from both the company he founded and aviation shortly after he saw his dream of a pure, all-wing aircraft destroyed ...
Jack Northrop - Awards
... In 1947 he received the Spirit of St ... Louis Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for "meritorious service in the advancement of aeronautics." Investiture in the International Aerospace Hall of Fame came in 1972, and in the National Aviation Hall of Fame in 1974 ...

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