List of famous male aircraft designers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male aircraft designers list contains the most prominent and top males known for being aircraft designers. There are thousand of males working as aircraft designers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic aircraft designers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a aircraft designer then the people below should give you inspiration.
This list features Orville Wright, Eduardo Aldasoro and more.While this isn't a list of all male aircraft designers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male aircraft designers?" and "Who are the best male aircraft designers?"
Age: Dec. at 77 (1871-1948)
Birthplace: Dayton, Ohio, United States of Americasee more on Orville Wright
Wilbur Wright (April 16, 1867 – May 30, 1912) was the older of the two Wright brothers (the other being Orville), two Americans credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 17, 1903. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 45 (1867-1912)
Birthplace: Millville, Liberty Township, Indiana, United States of Americasee more on Wilbur Wright
Igor Ivanovich Sikorsky, was a Russian American aviation pioneer in both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft. He designed and flew the world's first multi-engine fixed-wing aircraft, the Russky Vityaz in 1913, and the first airliner, Ilya Muromets, in 1914. After immigrating to the United States in 1919, Sikorsky founded the Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation in 1923, and developed the first of Pan American Airways' ocean-conquering flying boats in the 1930s. In 1939 Sikorsky designed and flew the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300, the first viable American helicopter, which pioneered the rotor configuration used by most helicopters today. Sikorsky modified the design into the Sikorsky R-4, which became the ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 83 (1889-1972)
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSRsee more on Igor Sikorsky
Karl Gustav Vollmöller, usually written Vollmoeller was a German playwright and screenwriter. He is most famous for two works, the screenplay for the celebrated 1930 German film Der Blaue Engel, which made a star of Marlene Dietrich, and the elaborate religious spectacle-pantomime Das Mirakel, which he wrote in collaboration with Max Reinhardt, the famous director, and in which he cast his own wife Maria Carmi in the leading role. "The Miracle" retold an old legend about a nun in the Middle Ages who runs away from her convent with a knight, and subsequently has several mystical adventures, eventually leading to her being accused of witchcraft. During her absence, the statue of the Virgin ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 70 (1878-1948)
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germanysee more on Karl Vollmöller