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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. 2
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