Charles Joseph Fletcher

Businessperson, Academic

1922 –

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Who is Charles Joseph Fletcher?

Charles Joseph Fletcher was an American inventor and the owner and chief executive of an aeronautical equipment manufacturing and engineering company, Technology General Corporation, in Franklin, New Jersey. While a naval aviator he came up with the idea of the "Glidemobile", a vehicle using air for support. This was not made public until used in defence in a patent claim from British manufacturers of hovercraft, Fletcher holds over seventy patents.

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Born
Dec 21, 1922
Franklin
Also known as
  • Charles Fletcher
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • New York University
Lived in
  • Fredon Township
Died
Dec 31, 1969

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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