Ambassador Richard Norland visits International Society of Alexander Kartveli and Georgian National Academy of Sciences

Ambassador Richard Norland visits International Society of Alexander Kartveli and Georgian National Academy of Sciences

Ambassador Richard Norland visits International Society of Alexander Kartveli and Georgian National Academy of Sciences

The FINANCIAL -- On July 14 the International Society of Alexander Kartveli and Georgian National Academy of Sciences signed a memorandum that aims to build a new foundation for research and popularization of Alexander Kartveli.

As a guest of honor, Ambassador Norland emphasized the contribution of Alexander Kartveli, famous Georgian innovative aircraft designer, to American history before a large audience of academicians, professors and researchers, according to U.S. Department of State Georgia.

“The Alexander Kartveli story really is one of the most inspiring stories” that says a great deal about the U.S. - Georgia relations, Ambassador Norland told the media.

Alexander Kartveli is most famous for designing important military aircraft including the A-10 Thunderbolt (Warthog), the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt, the F-84 Thunderjet, and the F-105 Thunderchief.