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NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR AERONAUTICS
Headquarters, Navy Building, Washington, D.C. 
Laboratories, Langley Field, VA.

Created by act of Congress approved March 3, 1915, for the supervision and direction of the scientific study of the problems of flight. Its membership was increased to 15 by act approved March 2, 1929. The members are appointed by the President, and serve as such without compensation.


JOSEPH S. AMES, Ph.D., Chairman
President, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.

DAVID W. TAYLOR, D.Eng., Vice Chairman,
Washington, D.C.

CHARLES G. ABBOT, Sc.D.,
Secretary, Smithsonian Institution.

LYMAN J. BRIGGS, Ph.D., 
Director, Bureau of Standards. 

ARTHUR B. COOK, Captain, United States Navy,
Assistant Chief, Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy Department. 

BENJAMIN D. FOULOIS, Major General, United States Army, 
Chief of Air Corps, War Department.

HARRY F. GUGGENHEIM, M.A., 
Port Washington, Long Island, N.Y.

ERNEST J. KING, Rear Admiral, United States Navy Chief, Bureau of Aeronautics, Navy Department. 

CHARLES A. LINDBERGH, LL.D., 
New York City. 

WILLIAM P. MACCRACKEN, Jr., Ph.B.,
Washington, D.C.

CHARLES F. MARVIN, Sc.D.
Chief, United States Weather Bureau.

HENRY C. PRATT, Brigadier General, United States Army Chief, Matériel Division, Air Corps, Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio.

EUGENE L. VIDAL, C.E.,
Director of Aeronautics, Department of Commerce.

EDWARD P. WARNER. M.S.,
Editor of Aviation, New York City.

ORVILLE WRIGHT, SC.D.,
Dayton, Ohio.


GEORGE W. LEWIS, Director of Aeronautical Research

JOHN F. VICTORY, Secretary

HENRY J. E. REID, Engineer in Charge, Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, Langley Field, Va.

JOHN J. IDE, Technical Assistant in Europe, Paris, France

TECHNICAL COMMITTEES
AERODYNAMICS
POWER PLANTS FOR AIRCRAFT
MATERIALS FOR AIRCRAFT
PROBLEMS OF AIR NAVIGATION
AIRCRAFT ACCIDENTS
INVENTIONS AND DESIGNS

Coordination of Research Needs of Military and Civil Aviation

Preparation of Research Programs

Allocation of Problems

Prevention of Duplication

Consideration of Inventions

LANGLEY MEMORIAL AERONAUTICAL LABORATORY
LANGLEY FIELD, VA.
Unified conduct for all agencies of scientific research on the fundamental problems of flight.

OFFICE OF AERONAUTICAL INTELLIGENCE
WASHINGTON, D.C.
Collection, classification, compilation, and dissemination of scientific and technical information on aeronautics.

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