NASA aerodynamics legends enter Aviation Hall of Fame


WASHINGTON, 9 Oct. 2012. Four influential, aerospace professionals were newly inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame, located in the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio.

Richard T. Whitcomb, aeronautics engineer; Keith Ferris, aviation artist; Geraldine Cobb, female aviation pioneer; and Elwood Quesada, an Air Force general and pilot who helped develop and demonstrate air-to-air refueling in 1929, was the first commander of the U.S. Air Force Tactical Air Command, and the first head of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).


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