Dr. Robert T. Jones
1910-1999
Dr. Robert T. Jones Member
Consulting Professor , Stanford University
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  • 1973
  • Aerospace
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  • 1973
  • Aerospace
Memorial Tribute
Memorial Tribute

BY WALTER G. VINCENTI

ROBERT THOMAS JONES, one of the premier theoretical aerodynamicists of the twentieth century, died on August 11, 1999, aged eighty-nine, at his home in Los Altos Hills, California. At the time of his retirement in 1982, Jones ...

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Election Citation
Creative contributions to aerodynamics and fluid mechanics, especially to the theory of sweep-back for high-speed aircraft wings.