National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
MRC 601/Room 1100
Washington, DC 20013-7012
0.25 cu. ft. : 1 box
Born September 25, 1925 in New Haven, Connecticut; died August 28, 2007 in Pasadena, California. He began flying in his teens and received formal flight training from the Navy during World War II. After the war, MacCready earned a physics degree from Yale University and a doctorate in aeronautical engineering from California Institute of Technology. Nine (9) original Beta Cam SP videos documenting interviews with Paul MacCready, the father of human powered flight, by Michael Judd. MacCready invented the Gossamer Condor and Gossamer Albatross.