|  Share | Cite

Edwin A. Link

Born: 1904

Link Trainer/Simulator. While working in his father's piano and organ factory, Link was inspired to use organ parts and compressed air to build the first flight simulator. During World War II, the Link Trainer, called “The Blue Box,” was essential in training U.S. and Allied pilots.

Died: 1981

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

Ronald LewisThe National Inventors Hall of FameTheodore Harold Maiman

More on Edwin A Link from Infoplease: