James H. Kindelberger

James H. Kindelberger

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James H. "Dutch" Kindelberger was an American pioneer of aviation. He was also a leader of North American Aviation for a number of years. The International Aerospace Hall of Fame inducted Kindelberger in 1977.Kindelberger became the president and general manager of North American Aviation in 1934. He was promoted to chairman and chief executive officer in 1948, with Lee Atwood replacing him as president. In 1960, Atwood took over as chief executive when Kindelberger retired. Kindelberger remained chairman of the board until his death in 1962. "Under his guidance, North American Aviation broke technological barriers; produced propeller- and jet-powered fighters and bombers, military trainers, rocket engines, and rocket-powered aircraft; and began its role as the prime contractor for the country's space program"show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134967939
  • 9786134967938