Thomas Towle (engineer)

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Thomas Towle
Born Thomas Towle
1887
Died 1983
Miami, Florida
Alma mater Yale University

Thomas Towle (1887–1983 ) was an American aircraft designer in charge of developing the Ford Trimotor.[1]

Early life[edit]

Towle was raised in Dayton, Ohio and graduated Yale university in 1920. Towle become an aeronautical engineer for many starting aviation companies.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ford Trimotor". Retrieved 6 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Thomas Towle Ford Tri-Motor Collection, 1921-1967 (bulk 1925-1926, 1953-1967)". Retrieved 6 November 2011. 
  3. ^ Tom D. Crouch. Wings: a history of aviation from kites to the space age. p. 247. 
  4. ^ "The Monocoupe". Retrieved 6 November 2011. 
  5. ^ "Clare Wesley Bunch". Retrieved 6 November 2011. 
  6. ^ Skyways: 56. January 1999. 
  7. ^ Charles K. Hyde. Storied independent automakers: Nash, Hudson, and American Motors. p. 143. 
  8. ^ National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Wind and Beyond: A Documentary Journey Into the History of Aerodynamics.