Dr. Richard T. Whitcomb
1921-2009
Dr. Richard T. Whitcomb Member
Retired Distinguished Research Associate , NASA Langley Research Center
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  • 1976
  • Aerospace
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  • 1976
  • Aerospace
Memorial Tribute

BY RICHARD H. PETERSON

RICHARD T. WHITCOMB, aviation pioneer, died in Newport News, Virginia, on October 13, 2009, at the age of

88. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Langley Research Center engineer has been called the most ...

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Election Citation
Pioneering research and application in the aerodynamic design of high performance aircraft.