|Birth Day||February 3, 1859|
|Age||160 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 3, 1935 (age 76)|
German aviator and aircraft designer who implemented the use of metal fuselages in airplanes.
He worked as a professor of mechanical engineering between 1897 and 1912.
He used sheet-metal on his planes and built the first jet-engine-powered aircraft.
He grew up in Rheydt, Germany.
Henry Ford's company adapted Junkers' sheet-metal designs for use in cars.