GEORGE G. FERNIC - 1900-1930 / Tandem-Wing Monoplane

Romanian-born, Fernic emigrated to Germany then the U.S. in 1927 where he developed a "tandem-wing" monoplane aircraft and founded the Fernic Aircraft Corporation of Staten Island, New York.

Other Romanian aircraft pioneers:
Traian Vuia (1906 - First landing gear)
- Henri Coanda (1910 - First jet flight)
- History of Romanian Aviation
Source: "Roumania - A
Quarterly Review"
January 1932
Stamp issued in his memory (2000)