Wendell E. Reed
Wendell E. Reed was an aircraft engineer noted primarily for inventing the engine microjet controller (EMC), for which he was awarded the Wright Brothers Medal in 1955. Reed's experiences in the USAAF piloting the B-25 kindled a lifelong interest in flight and he later completed his degree at University of Wisconsin in Mechanical Engineering. He subsequently joined Solar Aircraft Co, where he developed the EMC.
- "Inventor Award". The Aeroplane 90: 206. 1956.
- "Announcement". American Aviation 19: 175. 1956.
- Pneumatic Control for Turbojets and Ramjets: A New System by Solar (1955) Flight 68(2445), 847.
- Williams, J. (2005) Wendell E. Reed; prestigious award winner at Solar San Diego Union-Tribue, April 2, 2005.
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