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Aeronautics and Invention

    Naturevolume 100page314 (1917) | Download Citation



    THE names of the members of the Air Inventions Committee appointed by Lord Cowdray, the late President of the Air Board, were announced last week. They are as follows:-Mr. Horace Darwin, F.R.S. (chairman), Maj.-Gen. Luck, C.B., C.M.G. (vice-chairman), Sir Dugald Clerk, K.B.E., F.R.S., Sir Richard Glazebrook, F.R.S., Prof. H. L. Callendar, F.R.S., Prof. C. H. Lees, F.R.S., Prof. J. E. Petavel, F.R.S., Mr. L. Bairstow, C.B.E., F.R.S., Lt.-Com. Wim-peris, R.N.V.R., Major G. Taylor, R.F.C., Capt. B. M. Jones, R.F.C., Capt. A. V. Hill, Munitions Inventions Department, Mr. J. P. Millington, and Mr. F. W. Lanchester. The main function of the Committee is to investigate inventions submitted to it. It will develop and put into operation as soon as possible any invention which promises to add to the efficiency of aircraft. Communications regarding inventions or ideas should be forwarded to the Air Inventions Committee, No. 2 Clement's Inn, W.C.2. There is no doubt that under such an expert Committee any new inventions that may be submitted will be adequately considered and speedily put to practical use if they are of value.

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