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Abrego, Anita (United States of America)
Agusta, Corrado (Italy)
Agusta, Giovanni (Italy)
Ahnstrom, Doris N. (United States of America)
Albrecht, Carl (United States of America)
Alex, Ralph (United States of America)
Alexander, Harold R. (United States of America)
Amer, Kenneth B. (United States of America)
Anderson, R. G., (United States of America)
Anderson, Robert R. (United States of America)
Andrews, Harold (Hal) (United States of America)
Armstrong, Donald (United States of America)
Ashley, Alan D. (United States of America)
Bagnoud, François-Xavier (Switzerland)
Bailey Jr., Frederick J. (United States of America)
Ballard, Richard L. (United States of America)
Balzer, Sr., Richard A. (United States of America)
Barnett, Charles A. (United States of America)
Baskett, Barry J. (United States of America)
Bastian, Lt. Col. Richard Kay (United States of America)
Beddoes, Tom (United Kingdom)
Bell, Lawrence D. (United States of America)
Bellavita, Paolo (Italy)
Bennett, Dr. James Allan J. (United States of America)
Berliner, Émile (United States of America)
Berliner, Henry (United States of America)
Bertelsen, William R. (United States of America)
Bevilaqua, Paul M. (United States of America)
Blake, Bruce (United States of America)
Blanchard, Lloyd C. (United States of America)
Bölkow, Ludwig (Germany)
Bonney, Walter T. (United States of America)
Borst, Henry Vroman (United States of America)
Boulet, Jean (France)
Bousman, William (United States of America)
Bratukhin, Ivan (United States of America)
Breguet, Louis (France)
Brell, Doris Renninger (United States of America)
Buehler, John L. (United States of America)
Byham, Geoffrey Malcolm (United Kingdom)
Cameron, John (Jock) (United Kingdom)
Carboni, Dante J. (United States of America)
Carico, Dean (United States of America)
Carignan, Stephen (Canada)
Carl, Marion (United States of America)
Carlson, Floyd (United States of America)
Carlson, Richard (United States of America)
Carter, Jr., Edward S. (United States of America)
Cayley, Sir George (United Kingdom)
Chadwick, James (United States of America)
Cheeseman, Ian Clifford (United Kingdom)
Chopra, Inderjit (United States of America)
Chu, Chia-Jen (People's Republic of China)
Cicaré, Augusto (Argentina)
Ciolkosz, Zbyslaw (ZEE) M. (United States of America)
Coburn, Jay (United States of America)
Coleman, James (United States of America)
Cooper, Dean (United States of America)
Cornu, Paul (France)
Cowan, Colonel Stetson R. (United States of America)
Cox, Charles (United States of America)
Crawford, Charles (United States of America)
Crews, Dr. Sam (United States of America)
Cribbins, Joseph P. (United States of America)
Cross, Peter (United States of America)
Crossen, Armand C. "Buck" (United States of America)
Culver, Irwin H. (United States of America)
Curtiss, Jr., Howard C. (United States of America)
D'Ascanio, Corradino (Italy)
da Vinci, Leonardo (Italy)
Daland, Elliot (United States of America)
Dane, William K. (United States of America)
Davidson, Jones D. (United States of America)
de la Cierva, Juan (Spain)
Dimmery, Hugh Maurice (United States of America)
Dodge, Stuart David (United States of America)
Doman, Glidden (United States of America)
Dorand, Rene (N/A)
Douglas, Leon L. (United States of America)
Doyle, Lawrence (United States of America)
Drees, Jan M. (United States of America)
Ducayet, Edwin J. (United States of America)
Duhon, John Marion (United States of America)
Dumont, Theodore E. (United States of America)
Dunn, Charles Ray (United States of America)
Earhart, Amelia (United States of America)
Edenborough, Kip (United States of America)
Eggert, Capt. Wayne W. (United States of America)
Egginton, Trevor (United Kingdom)
Ellis, Charles W. (United States of America)
Engen, Donald D. (United States of America)
Enstrom, Rudolph (United States of America)
Erickson, Capt. Frank A. (United States of America)
Farassat, Fereidoun (United States of America)
Farley, John (United Kingdom)
Feinberg, Frederick L. (United States of America)
Ferry, Robert G. (United States of America)
Fillingham, Phil (United Kingdom)
Flannelly, William G. (United States of America)
Flettner, Anton (Germany)
Focke, Henrich (Germany)
Fradenburgh, Evan A. (United States of America)
Franklin, Charles D. (United States of America)
Friedmann, Peretz P. (United States of America)
Gabel, Richard (United States of America)
Gaffey, Troy M. (United States of America)
Garry, Frederick W. (United States of America)
Gean, James A. (United States of America)
Gellatly, Ron (United Kingdom)
Gerdes, Ronald M. (United States of America)
Gessow, Alfred (United States of America)
Gilliand, Jr., Harry Edward (United States of America)
Glauert, Hermann (United Kingdom)
Gluhareff, Serge Eugene (United States of America)
Gomez, Jr., James (United States of America)
Goodhand, BG O. Glenn (United States of America)
Gopalan, Dr. Gaurav (United States of America)
Gracey, Martha W. (United States of America)
Graham, Stewart (United States of America)
Gray, Robin (United States of America)
Greene, David S. (United States of America)
Gregory, Col. H. Frank (United States of America)
Grina, Kenneth I. (United States of America)
Gross, Jr., Malvern J. "Mal" (United States of America)
Gustafson, E.E. (United States of America)
Gustafson, Sr., Frederic B. "Gus" (United States of America)
Hafner, Raoul (Austria)
Ham, Norman D. (United States of America)
Hamlet, James (Jim) (United States of America)
Hardersen, Charlie (United States of America)
Harman, Carter (United States of America)
Harris, Franklin D. (United States of America)
Harrison, John Michael "Mike" (United States of America)
Haueter, Paul E. (United States of America)
Hawes Jr., Howard Haldane (United States of America)
Hayden, Jim (United States of America)
Herrick, Gerard P. (United States of America)
Hiller, Stanley (United States of America)
Hirsh, Norman B. (United States of America)
Hislop, Dr. George (United Kingdom)
Hleva, Harry M. (United States of America)
Hodges, Dewey H. (United States of America)
Hoecherl, Col. Joseph A. (United States of America)
Hohenemser, Kurt H. (United States of America)
Holt, Paul W. (United States of America)
Honaker, Jimmie (United States of America)
Hosegood, Charles (United Kingdom)
Hubbard, Frank G. (N/A)
Huber, Helmut (Germany)
Hughes, Howard (United States of America)
Hunter, J. Ross (United States of America)
Huston, Robert J (United States of America)
Jackson, Karen E. (United States of America)
Jacoby, Donald Rho (United States of America)
Jay, Bruce (United States of America)
Jenney, David (United States of America)
Jensen, Harry T. (United States of America)
Jensen, Jr., Frank L. (United States of America)
Johnson, Wayne (United States of America)
Jones, Warren C. (United States of America)
Jong, Frederik D. (United States of America)
Jovanovich, D.K. "Gish" (United States of America)
Kagdis, Jim (United States of America)
Kaman, Charles H. (United States of America)
Kamov, Nikolai (Russia)
Kawa, Myron (United States of America)
Kelley, Bartram (United States of America)
Kelly, Kenneth J. (United States of America)
Kerr, John N. (United States of America)
Kesten, Arthur (United States of America)
Ketzenberger, Edward F. (United States of America)
King, Bob (United States of America)
Kiraly, Matei (Romania)
Kishi, James S. (United States of America)
Klemin, Alexander (United States of America)
Knapp, Cmdr. William G. (United States of America)
Kossler, Capt. William J. (United States of America)
Kuehne, Charles W. (United States of America)
Kvaternik, Raymond (United States of America)
LaForge, Sally (United States of America)
Lagardere, Jean-Luc (France)
Lamorisse, Albert (France)
Landgraf, Fred (United States of America)
Lappos, Nicholas (United States of America)
Larsen, Agnew E. (United States of America)
Lau, Benton H. (United States of America)
LaVassar, Leonard (United States of America)
Lemont, Jr., Harold Edminston (United States of America)
LePage, Dr. W. Laurence (United States of America)
Liberatore, Eugene (United States of America)
Lichten, Robert L. (United States of America)
Lightfoot, Ralph (United States of America)
Lindenbaum, Bernard (United States of America)
Loewy, Robert G. (United States of America)
Long, Col. Richard L. (United States of America)
Lounsbury, Harry Meeker (United States of America)
Lovera, Bruno (Italy)
Lynn, Robert R. (United States of America)
MacDonald, Jr., Herman I. (United States of America)
MacMahon, Frank K. (United States of America)
MacWillie, Colonel Stephen S. (United States of America)
Mallen, Joseph (United States of America)
Mamrol, Jr., Frank E. (United States of America)
Mashman, Joseph (United States of America)
Mayerson, Chester D. (United States of America)
McCloud III, John L. (United States of America)
McCormick, Barnes W. (United States of America)
McCoubrey, George Alfred (United States of America)
McCutcheon, Keith Barr (United States of America)
McDonnell, Sandy (United States of America)
McGovern, Colonel Vincent H. (United States of America)
Meloney, Paul (United States of America)
Metzger, Bob (United States of America)
Mil, Mikhail (Russia)
Miller, John M. (United States of America)
Miller, Rene H. (United States of America)
Mimnaugh, Jack (United States of America)
Moore, Richard E. (United States of America)
Morris, Charles L. (United States of America)
Morrow, Henry L. (United States of America)
Morton, Lt Cdr John (United Kingdom)
Mouille, René (France)
Mowbray, Jr., Norman R. (United States of America)
Moxam, Sqn Ldr Leonard Roy (United Kingdom)
Murray, William R. (United States of America)
Myklestad, Dr. Nils O. (United States of America)
Nagler, Bruno (United States of America)
Newton, COL Robert (United States of America)
Nichols, John B. (United States of America)
Nikolsky, Alexander (United States of America)
Nord, Carl (United States of America)
O'Shea, T.B. Barney (Australia)
Ohain, Dr. Hans von (United States of America)
Ormiston, Robert A. (United States of America)
Orr, Sr., Robert G. (United States of America)
Ousounoff, Viacheslav V. (United States of America)
Padfield, Gareth (United Kingdom)
Pancotti, Santino (Italy)
Papadakos, Peter J. (United States of America)
Parker, Dan (United States of America)
Parnell, Jr., Col. Robert Lee (United States of America)
Pateras-Pescara , Raoul (Argentina)
Penaud, Alphonse (France)
Perot Jr., H. Ross (United States of America)
Peters, David A. (United States of America)
Peterson, Harold W. (United States of America)
Phelan, Jean Ross (United States of America)
Phillips, Fred (United States of America)
Piasecki, Frank (United States of America)
Pierpoint, Thomas R. "Ren" (United States of America)
Pinckney, Robert L. (United States of America)
Pino, Jeff (United States of America)
Piper, Dr. Bob (United States of America)
Pitcairn, Harold (United States of America)
Platt, Haviland (United States of America)
Poilane, Lionel (France)
Poppeys, Edith Jupp (N/A)
Powell, Jr., George Murray (United States of America)
Powell, Jr., Robert D. (Bob) (United States of America)
Prewitt, Richard H. (United States of America)
Prouty, Ray (United States of America)
Putnam, Victor (Keith) K. (United States of America)
Ramme, Maurice (United States of America)
Rankin, Alexander J. (United States of America)
Ray, James G. (United States of America)
Reichert, Gunther (Germany)
Reitsch, Hanna (Germany)
Resavage, Roy (United States of America)
Richet, Charles (France)
Rita, Tony (United States of America)
Robeson, Eric Carl (United States of America)
Robinson, Arnold (United States of America)
Robinson, Barbara (United States of America)
Robinson, Frank (United States of America)
Rockfeller, Godfrey (United States of America)
Rogers, Vic (United Kingdom)
Roscoe, Fred L. (United States of America)
Rosen, Kenneth M. (United States of America)
Ruiz, Jose Luis Lopez (Spain)
Rumberger, Jr., Bill (United States of America)
Ruth, Dr. John C. (United States of America)
Rutkowski, Mike (United States of America)
Saboe, Sr., Michael S. (United States of America)
Sahi, U. William (United States of America)
Sampatacos, Evan P. (United States of America)
Sanderson, William C. (United States of America)
Schaff, Jeffery R. (United States of America)
Schmitz, Fredric H. (United States of America)
Schneider, John J. (United States of America)
Schneider, Stanislas (France)
Schneiter, Leslie E. (United States of America)
Schoen, Allen Harry (United States of America)
Schrage, Daniel P. (United States of America)
Sear, Wilfred H (Slim) (United Kingdom)
Sebasky, Gene M. (United States of America)
Shaw, Allan Webster (United States of America)
Sikorsky, Igor I. (United States of America)
Sim, Dr. Ben (United States of America)
Sissingh, Dr. Gerhard J. (United States of America)
Slattery, John Matthew (United States of America)
Smith, Dick (Australia)
Smith, Franklin Avery (United States of America)
Smith, Gary (United States of America)
Smith, Marilyn (United States of America)
Snyder, William James (United States of America)
Somerson, Dr. Herbert (United States of America)
Sonneborn, Walter G. (United States of America)
Speechley, John (Australia)
Sperber, Alex (United States of America)
Srinivasan, Ganapathi R. (United States of America)
Stack, John (United States of America)
Stanford, Robin (United Kingdom)
Stanley, Paul H. (United States of America)
Stepan, August (Germany)
Stepniewski, Wieslaw Zenon (United States of America)
Straub, Friedrich (United States of America)
Suggs, Robert L. (United States of America)
Sullivan, Patrick J. (United States of America)
Sullivan, Robert J. (United States of America)
Swan, Rens (United States of America)
Taylor, Velvet S. (United States of America)
Thomas, David (United States of America)
Thompson, Jr., Hugh (United States of America)
Tishchenko, Marat (Russia)
Tobias, Gerald J. (United States of America)
Todd, John A. (United States of America)
Tolson, III, LTG John J. (United States of America)
Townson, George (United States of America)
Trees, Charles J. (United States of America)
Troutman, George G. (United States of America)
Turnbow, James W. (United States of America)
Unger, R. George (United States of America)
Uptigrove, John (Canada)
VanWyckhouse, James F. (United States of America)
Vehlow, Chuck (United States of America)
Velkoff, Dr. Henry R. (United States of America)
Vineberg, Mark (Russia)
Viner, Dmitry D. (United States of America)
Wagner, Robert A. (United States of America)
Wagner, Siegfried (Germany)
Wagstaff, William David (United States of America)
Wallace, Jr., William J. (United States of America)
Wallis, Ken (United Kingdom)
Walls, William W. (United States of America)
Walsh, Mike (United States of America)
Walton, Jr., William Carlisle (United States of America)
Wang, Shicun (People's Republic of China)
Ward, John F. (United States of America)
Weadock, J. Cullen (United States of America)
Weichsel, Eleanor Gillett (United States of America)
Weichsel, Jr., Hans (United States of America)
Wernecke, Thomas L. (United States of America)
Wertman, Christopher A. (United States of America)
Wiesner, Wayne (United States of America)
Williams, John Newton (United States of America)
Williams, Keith Roger (United States of America)
Williams, Robert C. (United States of America)
Williams, Jr., Donald (United States of America)
Wilson, John C. (United States of America)
Wolf, Alfred Loeb (United States of America)
Wood, Bob (United States of America)
Wood, Tom L. (United States of America)
Wright, James R. (United States of America)
Wright, Peter (United States of America)
Yakovlev , Alexander S. (Russia)
Yarber, William (United States of America)
Young, Arthur (United States of America)
Yuriev, Boris N. (Russia)
Zellner, Richard C. (United States of America)
Zimmerman, Charles H. (United States of America)
Zoghby, Kevin (United States of America)
Zuk, Dr. John (United States of America)
Œmichen, Étienne (France)
 

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