A VISIONARY’S LIFE SKETCH OF PROF. VENKATASUBBA SETTI

A VISIONARY'S LIFE SKETCH

Prof. Venkatasubba Setti
28.12.1879 to 12.10.1918


First Indian Aviator
Maternal grandfather of founder trustee Smt. Kamala V. Agadi. He studied in Roorkee Engineering College and worked in A.V. Roe & Co, England from 1912 to 1914, where he learned to build and fly propeller planes.

He was the first person to get Gold Medal from first British Aviator. He flew a plane within ten years after Wright brothers flew their first plane. He is the founder Principal of Bangalore Engineering School, which is now called as University, Visvesvaraya College of Engineering at Bangalore.

His life is a real inspiration to one and all.