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Monthly Archives: July 2009

2008 Hall of Fame Inductee: Frank Piasecki

Frank Piasecki is one of the original pioneers of the U.S. Helicopter Industry.  Mr. Piasecki has over 60 years experience as an aeronautical/mechanical engineer, test pilot, entrepreneur and industrialist. Born in Philadelphia on October 24, 1919, Mr. Piasecki studied mechanical engineering at the University of Pennsylvania and in 1940 received a B.S. Degree in Aeronautical […]


2009 Hall of Fame Inductee: Ralph Modjeski

Ralph Modjeski, founder of Modjeski and Masters, Inc., was born in Poland and was educated in France where he graduated in 1885 at the top of his class with a Civil Engineering degree. He first considered a career as an accomplished concert pianist before deciding that engineering would be his life work. In the early […]