Photo Size 8 by 10 Inches Signed by Julius Hatry The First Rocket Driven aeroplane of the World 1929
Black & White Photograph Size 8 by 10 Inches Personally signed: Julius Hatry . Julius Hatry. German aircraft designer The first rocket driven aeroplane of the world, 1929." Also captioned in German on lower photo. Julius Hatry (1906-2000) designed the first rocket propelled aircraft, the Opel RAK1. The RAK1 made its first successful flight, piloted by Fritz von Opel - son of automaker Adam von Opel - on September 9, 1929. Hatry, who also worked on sailplane designs, later worked as a civil engineer. From 1982 until his death, he was active in the German Society for Air and Space Flight, an aerospace research and advocacy group.
The Photo is in very good condition
Photo Size 8 by 10 Inches Signed by Julius Hatry The First Rocket Driven aeropl