The grave of Jerzy Bukowski

Stare Powązki Cemetery, Plot: 242 Row: III Grave: 4
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Stare Powązki Cemetery, Plot: 242 Row: III Grave: 4

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Plot: 242 Row: III Grave: 4

In 1925 he was employed by professor Czesław Witoszyński and worked first in the Department and later in the Institute of Aerodynamics. It was there that he worked on, among others, designing and equipping aerodynamic tunnels, as well as on designing and researching propellers.

Jerzy Bukowski is the author of the first book in the world concerning the methods of aerodynamic measurement in laboratories, which was published in 1933. Moreover, he wrote a book titled Projekt śmigła (Propeller design), which for many years was the only textbook on the subject.

Jerzy Bukowski died on June 1, 1982 in Warsaw.

One of the streets in Warsaw’s district of Praga Południe now bears his name.

march, 2021

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