PERSONAL IMAGES


Kartveli's home in Huntington, Long Island, New York

  Kartvel (right), Levine and Chagnard

Kartvel (right), Levine and Chagnard

Alexander P. de Seversky, aviation pioneer and founder of Seversky Aircraft that later become Republic Aircraft.  Kartveli was chief designer at both companies.

 1942 Life Magazine article

  Kartveli grasping a prototype of early space shuttle

Kartveli grasping a prototype of early space shuttle

  Young Kartveli

Young Kartveli

Charles Levine, aviation entrepreneur and first transatlantic air passenger.  Levine was Kartveli's first employer in the United States.

Seversky meets FDR

Kartveli was at his best behind the scenes, designing aircraft that eventually impacted every war for five decades

Kartveli and Seversky flying in an early P-35

  Color rendering of Kartveli's space shuttle design

Color rendering of Kartveli's space shuttle design

  Kartveli putting hands on metal

Kartveli putting hands on metal

Kartveli discusses aeronautics advancements and the future in Engineering & Research Magazine.

  Chrysler Corporation borrowing design credibility from Kartveli and others

Chrysler Corporation borrowing design credibility from Kartveli and others

  2013 Dedication in Georgia

2013 Dedication in Georgia

Kartveli's pitch document for winning top secret fighter-bomber design concept in 1956.

Kartveli's Obituary Washington Post 1974

Kartveli discusses future of hypersonic travel in 1961 Missiles-Space Magazine.

1950 Aero Digest profile of Kartveli's work, life and design philosophy.