Sherman Mills Fairchild (Fairchild Sherman Mills)( American inventor.)
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Biography Sherman Mills Fairchild (Fairchild Sherman Mills)
Born April 7, 1896 in Oneonta (pc. New York). He studied at the University of Arizona, at Columbia and Harvard Universities. In dealing with the aerial survey in 1918 constructed a tape transport mechanism with intermittent movement of film, as well as the shutter for automatic Airborne with aperture between the lenses of the lens. In 1922, Fairchild started a company to produce Airborne, and in 1924 - the company to implement the aerial photography. It was from Fairchild Sikorsky has received an order for its first flight, but already in 1925 Fairchild has created a firm that produced the first American airplane with a closed cockpit and hydraulic landing gear. Besides, . Fairchild built a training aircraft with low long wing, . Straight jet engines, air-cooled, . technological process of production of plastics for aircraft structures, . invented many devices for the Airborne and other precision devices,
. He was chairman of the company, Fairchild Camera End ekvipment 'and corporations' Fairchild - Hiller'. Fairchild died in New York on March 28, 1971.