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An Annotated Bibliography

Four pilots standing in front of aircraft.

By Alice R. Buchalter and Patrick M. Miller, Federal Research Division, Library of Congress

This annotated bibliography is a compilation of monographs, journal and newspaper articles, and congressional hearings that chronicle milestones in the history of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA).

The material in this bibliography is arranged according to theme, as follows: airplane industry cooperation, awards, establishment of laboratories and new facilities, historical overview, inter-agency cooperation, international cooperation, the NACA’s board composition, the NACA’s early years, the NACA’s relations to NASA, and the NACA’s technology and research. The entries contained in each of these sections are arranged chronologically. A glossary of NACA abbreviations is also included.

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