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Wolfgang George Offik

Wolfgang George Offik, Swiss engineer. member American Astronautical Society (sr.


  • Offik, Wolfgang George was born on May 31, 1913 in Davos, Switzerland. Son of Georg Victor and Frieda (Roth) D.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Elec. Engineering, Institute Technology, Karisruhe, Germany, 1934. Master of Science, Institute Technology, Stuttgart, Germany, 1939.


    • Came to the United States, 1953, naturalized, 1959. Chief advanced design methods Gerhard Fleseler Werke Kassel, Germany, 1938-1942. Executive vice president engineering Bachem-Work Waldsee, Germany, 1942-1945.

      Design engineer Lockheed Aircraft, Burbank, California, 1953-1956. Major project leader North America Aviation, Inc., Columbus, Ohio, 1956-1960. Chief technical analysis section Martin Company, Denver 1960-1963.

      Senior staff engineer advanced design Chrysler Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama, 1964-1970. Owner Gamco Products, Huntsville, from 1970. Registered profile engineer, Colorado, Alabama Associate fellow American Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics.

      Member American Astronautical Society (senior), American Ordnance Association, Air Force Association Home: Huntsville Ala.


    Member American Astronautical Society (sr.


    • Married Anna Wuerthner, May 26, 1939. Children: Reiner, Karin Erika, Michael Wolfgang.
    • father: Georg Victor D.
    • mother: Frieda (Roth) D.
    • spouse: Anna Wuerthner
    • children: Reiner Offik
    • Karin Erika Offik
    • Michael Wolfgang Offik
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    Born March 31, 1913
    Died September 9, 1973
    (aged 60)