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Wozniak, Frank (1916-) American engineer. Member of Atlas engineering team.

Wozniak, son of a Chicago Polish stock yards laborer and car shop carpenter, graduated from the University of Detroit and first worked for Stinson Aircraft in Michigan in 1939. A year later he began work for Vultee Nashville, and then briefly for the Bill Stout Company in Dearborn, before returning to Vultee, this time at their Downey facility. Here he worked as a stress engineer under Charlie Bossart on the XA-41 and XP-81 aircraft, and the Lark missile. After the war Wozniak worked on the F-102 fighter and Terrier missile at Convair San Diego, before beginning work on the Atlas ICBM, again under Charlie Bossart. He worked in the Atlas Engineering Project Office until retirement in 1976. In retirement he designed, built and flew a homebuilt stagger-wing aircraft.

Birth Place: Detroit, Michigan.

Born: 1916.03.01.

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See also
  • Walker, Chuck, with Powell, Joel, Atlas - The Ultimate Weapon, Apogee Books, Canada, 2005.
  • Public records,

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