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National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
Headquarters, 1512 H Street NW., Washington 25, D. C.
Created by act of Congress approved March 3, 1915, for the supervision and direction of the scientific study
of the problems of flight (U. S. Code, title 50, sec. 151). Its membership was increased from 12 to 15 by act
approved March 2, 1929, and to 17 by act approved May 25, 1948. The members are appointed by the President,
and serve as such without compensation.
JEROME C. HUNSAKER, SC. D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Chairman
LEONARD CARMICHAEL, PH. D., Secretary, Smithsonian Institution, Vice Chairman
JOSEPH P. ADAMS, LL.B., Vice Chairman, Civil Aeronautics
ALLEN V. ASTIN, PH. D., Director, National Bureau of Standards.
PRESTON R. BASSETT, M. A., Vice President, Sperry Rand Corp.
DETLEV W. BRONK, PH. D., President, Rockefeller Institute for
THOMAS S. COMBS, Vice Admiral, United States Navy, Deputy
Chief of Naval Operations (Air).
FREDERICK C. CRAWFORD, SC. D., Chairman of the Board,
Thompson Products, Inc.
JAMES H. DOOLITTLE, Sc. D., Vice President, Shell Oil Co.
CLIFFORD C. FURNAS, PH. D., Assistant Secretary of Defense
(Research and Development) Department of Defense.
HUGH L. DRYDEN, PH. D., Director
JOHN W. CROWLEY, JR., B. S., Associate Director for Research
CARL J. PFINGSTAG, Rear Admiral, United States Navy, Assistant
Chief for Field Activities, Bureau of Aeronautics.
DONALD L. PUTT, Lieutenant General, United States Air Force,
Deputy Chief of Staff (Development).
ARTHUR E. RAYMOND, Sc. D., Vice President-Engineering,
Douglas Aircraft Co., Inc.
FRANCIs W. REICHELDERFER, Sc. D., Chief, United States
EDW-,ARD V. RICKENBACKER, Sc. D., Chairman of the Board,
Eastern Air Lines, Inc.
Louis S. ROTHSCHILD, PH. B., Under Secretary of Commerce
NATHAN F. TWINING, General, United States Air Force, Chief
JOHN F. VICTORY, LL. D., Executive Secretary
EDWARD H. CHAMBERLIN, Executive Officer
HENRY J. E. REID, D. Eng., Director, Langley Aeronautical Laboratory, Langley Field, Va.
SMITH J. DEFRANCE, D. Eng., Director, Ames Aeronautical Laboratory, Moffett Field, Calif.
EDWARD R. SHARP, Sc. D., Director, Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory, Cleveland, Ohio
WALTER C. WILLIAMS, B. S., Chief, High-Speed Flight Station, Edwards, Calif.
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Kuhn, Richard E. & Draper, John W. Investigation of the aerodynamic characteristics of a model wing-propeller combination and of the wing and propeller separately at angles of attack up to 90 degrees, report, 1956; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc60654/m1/4/: accessed March 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.