Advisory Committee, 1910, Technical Report of the Advisory Committee for the year 1910-1911

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Includes a number of reports on discrete topics. Much of the material describes organized research of the type earlier conducted by Maxim, evaluating the strength and efficiency of different kinds of materials in flight.

Members of the Advisory Committee for Aeronautics:

Harris Booth is listed as author for many of technical reports.

"On February 13th and 14th the Committee visited the works of Messrs. Vickers, Limited, at Barrow, to inspect the airship under construction. They were very kindly received by Sir Trevor Dawson, Mr. McKechnie, and other members of the firm, and by Captain Sueter, the Admiralty representative on the Committee, and given every facility for seeing the work which is proceeding under Captain Sueter's charge. The Committee also are much indebted to Messrs. Vickers, Limited, for the assistance they have rendered in connection with the experimental work in progress at the Laboratory, especially with regard to the propeller tests."

Original title Technical Report of the Advisory Committee for the year 1910-1911
Simple title Technical Report of the Advisory Committee for the year 1910-1911
Authors Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, L. Bairstow, Harris Booth, W.E.G. Sillick, F.H. Bramwell, T. E. Stanton, B. Melvill Jones, Guy Barr, J. A. Harker, A. Blackie, J.S. Dines
Date 1911
Countries GB
Languages en
Keywords aerodynamics, National Physics Laboratory, physics, propellers, propulsion, fabric, balloon, meteorology, military, stability, airfoil, instruments, metal, Patrick Young Alexander, Trevor Dawson, Vickers, Sons, and Maxim
Journal
Related to aircraft?
Page count 134
Word count
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Sources

  • Brockett (1921), page 34, entry 5: Aeronautics. Technical Report of the Advisory Committee for the year 1910-1911 (with appendices). London, H. M. Stationery Office, 1911, pp. 134, ill. (B2p0034e05)
  • Scan at HT (and see index of Technical Reports for subsequent years; and alternative)