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Dr. Hans J. P. von Ohain
1911-1998
Dr. Hans J. P. von Ohain
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Retired Senior Research Engineer, Research Institute, University of Dayton
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  • 1980
  • Aerospace
  • Mechanical Engineering
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  • 1980
  • Aerospace
  • Mechanical Engineering
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  • 1980
  • Aerospace
  • Mechanical Engineering
Memorial Tribute

BY WILLIAM R.SEARS*

HANS JOACHIM PABST VON OHAIN, inventor of the first turbojet aircraft engine that powered an aircraft, died on March 13, 1998. The first flight of his He S 3B engine was made in Marienehe, Germany, on August 27, 1939. After ...

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Election Citation
Leadership and accomplishments in propulsion research, including the conception, design, and development of the world's first turbojet engine.
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  • University of Dayton