Award has former engineer flying high

Richard "Dick" Whitcomb, 80, died Oct. 13. Renowned engineer who worked for 37 years at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, designed an airplane wing that cut fuel consumption by 5 percent in the 1970s.
hr-41021320091230122536

( BUDDY NORRIS, Daily Press / May 6, 2000 )

Richard "Dick" Whitcomb, 80, died Oct. 13. Renowned engineer who worked for 37 years at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, designed an airplane wing that cut fuel consumption by 5 percent in the 1970s.

  • Email E-mail
  • add to Twitter Twitter
  • add to Facebook Facebook
  • Home Delivery Home Delivery

PHOTO GALLERIES

TOP VIDEO

CONNECT WITH US


2013 YEAR IN REVIEW
Look for this special section in your
Baltimore Sun newspaper on Dec. 29, 2013.
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Google Plus
  • RSS Feeds
  • Mobile Alerts and Apps

Contact Us | Newsroom directory | Social Sun