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Wurster, Hermann
Wurster, Hermann
Wurster, Hermann
Wurster, Hermann
German Engineer. Chief pilot at Messerschmitt, technical designer of the surface-to-air missile Enzian.

Born: 1907-09-25. Died: 1985-10-17.

Studied aviation engineering 1926-1933 in Munich and Stuttgart, receiving doctorate. 1933-1935 lead designer at the German Aviation Research Institute in Berlin. 1935-1936 test pilot for the Luftwaffe at Rechlin. 1936-1943 chief test pilot for Messerschmitt at Augsburg. Led testing of the Me-109, the most successful German fighter of World War II. Set a world speed record in a modified Me-109 on 11 November 1937. Director of development of the Enzian surface-to-air missile 1943-1945. After the war founded a building materials business in Noerdlingen.



Country: Germany. Bibliography: 394.

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