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Charles White Chillson

aerospace engineer.

Charles White Chillson, American aerospace engineer. Served as colonel a/s Technology Intelligence Corps United States Army Air Force, 1945.; Fellow American Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics (nat. director American Rocket Society 1950-1952, president 1952, director New York section 1953-1956, president 1955). Patentee propellers, multi-engine synchronizers, rocket engines, other aircraft components.

Background

Chillson, Charles White was born on March 12, 1910 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Charles Foster and Mary Boone (White) Chillson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Stanford, 1931. Postgraduate, California Institute Technology, 1931-1935. Design, test, controllable pitch propellers Green Assocs., Los Angeles, 1931-1936.

With propeller div. Curtiss Wright Corporation, 1936-1971, chief engineer in rocket department, 1945-1950. Technical director Curtiss Wright Corporation (Curtiss div. (formerly propeller div.)), 1963-1971.

On leave to assist technical monitoring military satellite program unites states department Defense, Institute Defense Analysis, Advanced Research Projects Agency, Washington, 1959-1960, aerospace construction engineering, 1971-1984.

Career

Director Curtiss Wright Corporation (Curtiss div. (formerly propeller div.)), 1963-1971. Director American Rocket Society 1950-1952, pres.

Membership

Served as colonel a/s Technology Intelligence Corps United States Army Air Force, 1945. Fellow American Institute Aeronautics an Astronautics (nat. director American Rocket Society 1950-1952, president 1952, director New York section 1953-1956, president 1955). Patentee propellers, multi-engine synchronizers, rocket engines, other aircraft components.

Connections

Married Rosa Grey deWaard, October 23, 1944.

father:
Charles Foster Chillson

mother:
Mary Boone (White) Chillson

spouse:
Rosa Grey deWaard