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Wireless — Transport Machines

InventTable — WIRELESS ERA — Transport Machines

Snowmobile caterpillar track/belt 1922 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada
Waterski water transport/recreation 1922 Ralph Samuelson USA
Bulldozer 2 caterpillar tracks 1923 James Cummings USA
Power steering easier control 1923 Francis W. Davis, George Jessup USA
All metal (aluminum) airplane 1926 William Stout USA
Life preserver inflatable 1928 Peter Markus USA
Bathysphere deep submersible 1928 Otis Barton USA
Jet engine allows supersonic flight 1928 Frank Whittle UK
Parking meter automated timer 1932 Carl C. Magee USA
Cat's eyes road edge reflectors 1934 Percy Shaw UK
Gyroscope for flight rocket guidance, 2 axis controls 1935 Robert Goddard USA
Volkswagen beetle popular car 1938 Ferdinand Porsche Germany
Ballistic missile rocket propulsion 1938 Walter Dornberger Germany
Jet flight 1939 Siegfried and Walter Gunter Germany (33)
Helicopter single rotor 1939 Igor Sikorsky USSR/USA
Jeep general purpose military vehicle 1940 Karl Pabst USA
V-2 rocket first successful rocket/guided missile 1942 Wernher von Braun Germany (32)
SCUBA gear underwater personal travel (aqualung) 1943 Jacques Cousteau France
V-1 guided flying bombs doodlebugs 1944 Robert Lisserr Germany
ICBM intercontinental ballistic missile 1947 US Air Force USA
Supersonic airplane 1947 US Air Force USA
Air bag safety device 1952 John W. Hetrick USA
Black box flight recorder 1953 David Warren Australia
Backhoe loader dual duties 1953 Joseph Cyril Bamford UK
Vertical take off and land plane VTOL 1954 Hugh Graham Convay USA
Jet boat shallow water effective 1954 William Hamilton New Zealand
Nautilus nuclear submarine near limitless submersion 1954 US Navy USA
Container ship most of world exports 1955 White Pass and Yukon Co. Canada (94)
Skateboard urethane wheels, ball bearings 1955, 1970 Bill and Mark Richards USA
Hovercraft air cushion ride 1955 Christopher Sidney Cockerell, Will R. Bertelsen UK
Trucking container truck, rail, and water transport 1956 Malcolm McLean USA (94)
Catalytic converter decreases emissions 1956 Eugene Houdry France
Sputnik satellites I and II first satellites 1957 Sergey Korolev et al. USSR
Portable nuclear generator for space vehicles 1959 Jerome Morse USA
Shoulder harness car safety restraint 1959 Nils Bohlin, Volvo Sweden
Weather satellite improved forecasting 1959 Verner Suomi Finland/USA
Nuclear aircraft carrier 1960 US Navy USA
Geostationary satellite communications technology 1964 Harold Rosen, Hughes Aircraft USA
Snowboard 1965 Sherman Poppin , Tom Sims USA
Ski-doo snowmobile commercially successful 1965 Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada
Trailer hitch 1966 Ludwig Bacher Canada
Apollo 11 moon landing 1969 NASA USA
Car alarm car security 1970 Charles E. Davis USA
747 jet airplane 1970 Boeing USA
Space station 1971 USSR
Anti lock brakes safer stopping 1971 Bendix Co, Chrysler, Toyota Japan/USA
Electronic ignition improved car starting 1972 Charles Kettering USA
Jet ski stand up jet boat 1973 Clayton Jacobson USA
Functional airbags safety devices 1973 General Motors USA
Tire pressure sensor tire safety 1974 George E. Garcia USA
Maglev train magnetic levitation, superconducting 1979 Gordon Danby, James Powell USA
Space shuttle reusable spacecraft, silica ceramic tiles 1981 NASA USA
Stealth fighter low radar signal technology 1982 Denys Overholser, Petr Ufimtsev USA/USSR
Self driving vehicle autonomous 1984 Ernst Dickmanns, Mercedes Germany
B-2 stealth bomber exterior non-metal composite constructed 1988 Hal Markarian, Northrup Grummon USA




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