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John Leland Atwood

Engineer/executive in the aerospace industry

Died when: 94 years 130 days (1132 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio


John Leland Atwood

John Leland Atwood (October 26, 1904 – March 5, 1999) was a prominent American engineer.He worked as Chief Engineer/Executive at North American Aviation for over 35 years, succeeding Dutch Kindelberger as president and CEO.

He developed the P-51 Mustang during World War II, the F-100 jet fighter, the X-15 rocket plane, and oversaw the Apollo program.

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