Juan Francisco Azcárate

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''This article is about a 20th Century military officer and diplomat. For the Mexican independence leader, see Juan Francisco Azcárate y Ledesma.

Brigadier General Engineer Juan Francisco Azcárate Pino (December 8, 1896 – June 2, 1987) was an officer in the Mexican military, a diplomat, and a designer of military aircraft. As chief of the department of aviation, he oversaw the manufacture of military aircraft of his own design at the National Aviation Workshops. He was later appointed military attaché to the Mexican embassy in the United States, and during World War II, was minister of the Mexican embassy in Germany. His published works include Un Programa Político Internacional (1932), Esencia de la Revolución (1966) and Trilogía Moderna Contemporánea (1978).

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  • Gunston, Bill (1993). World Encyclopedia of Aircraft Manufacturers. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. p. 37. 
  • Zavala, Juan Roberto. (2005) Científicos y tecnólogos de Nuevo León Diccionario Biográfico. Colegio de Estudios Científicos y Tecnológicos del Estado de Nuevo León: Monterrey, 23.
  • Ruiz Romero, Manuel (2004). Aviación Militar - Historia de la Fuerza Aérea y de la Aviación Naval. El Universal (compañía periodística). p. 263.