Henri Coandă

Engineer, Inventor

1886 – 1972

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Who was Henri Coandă?

Henri Marie Coandă was a Romanian inventor, aerodynamics pioneer and builder of an experimental aircraft, the Coandă-1910 described by Coandă in the mid-1950s as the world's first jet, a controversial claim disputed by some and supported by others. He invented a great number of devices, designed a "flying saucer" and discovered the Coandă effect of fluid dynamics.

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Born
Jun 7, 1886
Bucharest
Also known as
  • Henri Coanda
  • Henri Marie Coandă
Parents
Nationality
  • Romania
Profession
Education
  • Saint Sava National College
    (1896 - 1899)
  • Technische Hochschule
    (1904 - )
  • Montefiore Institute
    (1907 - 1908)
  • École nationale supérieure de l'aéronautique et de l'espace
    Aerospace Engineering
    (1909 - 1910)
  • Technical University of Berlin
    (1904 - )
Lived in
  • Bucharest
Died
Nov 25, 1972
Bucharest
Resting place
Bellu cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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