Philbert L. “Doc” Gammage
Inducted in 1986, Philbert L. “Doc” Gammage was an engineering technician for NACA/NASA in Hampton, Virginia.
Gammage designed and built his first plane, a low-wing monoplane named “Miss Betty”, in the 1930s. He designed and marketed aircraft motor mounts for engine conversions.
Gammage provided advice and assistance to countless builders and designers of homebuilt planes. He was active in aviation-oriented activities throughout the Tidewater area.