Jerzy Drzewiecki

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Drzewiecki (left) in front of his RWD-7

Jerzy Drzewiecki (7 August 1902 – 15 May 1990) was a Polish aeroplane constructor, an engineer and one of the founders of the RWD construction bureau, along with Rogalski and Wigura. Among his most notable constructions is the RWD-7 aeroplane.

During World War II he went to Britain and became a ferry pilot with the Air Transport Auxiliary, taking new and damaged aircraft from one airfield to another.

He went to live in Canada and died in 1990 in Ottawa.