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Remembered for co-founding Germany’s Focke-Wulf aircraft manufacturing company, he is credited with the development of an important helicopter innovation known as the turbo shaft propulsion system. He was also the designer of the Focke-Wulf Fw 61 helicopter.
During the World War I years, he served in the Imperial German Army Air Service.
He was the 1961 recipient of the German Society for Aeronautics and Astronautics’ prestigious Ludwig-Prandtl-Ring honor.
How did Henrich Focke die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||88 years|
|Birthday||October 8, 1890|
|Death date||February 25, 1979|
|Place of death||Bremen, Germany|
|Place of burial||N/A|