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Helmut Philip von Zborowski was a significant figure in early rocket and jet engine development. A contemporary of Werner von Braun, Zborowski worked on rocket and jet development for BMW during World War II, afterwards going to France and serving as a research engineer for the Société d'Etudes de la Propulsion par Réaction (SEPR). Zborowski later founded his own company, Bureau Technique Zborowski.

Identifier

NASM.2001.0060

Creator

von Zborowski, Helmut Philip

Date

1939-1960

Provenance

Stefan and Sylvia Eihhorn, Purchase, 2001, 2001-0060, unknown

Extent

0.15 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))

Restrictions

No restrictions on access

Type

Collection descriptions

Archival materials

Drawings

Photographs

Albums

Scope and Contents

This album 10 x 7 inches and contains 88 original photographs, taken from 1939 to 1960, of many of Zborowski's rocket, jet and coleopter projects, as well as 6 printed drawings.

Genre/Form

Drawings

Photographs

Albums

Rights

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Names

Bayerische Motoren Werke

Bureau Technique Zborowski

Societe d'Etudes de la Propulsion par Reaction (SEPR)

Topics Coanda effect
Vertically rising aircraft
World War, 1939-1945
Aeronautics, Military
Aeronautics, Commercial
Aeronautics -- Research
Aeronautics
Airplanes -- Rocket engines
Airplanes -- Jet propulsion
Airplanes

Archival Repository

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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