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Aeronautical Research in Australia

Nature volume 140, page 722 (23 October 1937) | Download Citation

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MR. H. E. WIMPEBIS, who retired last March from the position of director of scientific research to the Air Ministry, is at present visiting Australia at the invitation of the Commonwealth Government. The determination to establish an aircraft industry in Melbourne has focused attention on the need for greatly improved facilities for scientific investigation, and Mr. Wimperis will advise the Government early next year on the steps which he considers necessary for the initiation and steady development of aeronautical research. A careful survey is being made of existing laboratories, particularly in the universities, to determine to what extent they may serve specific purposes in association with a central establishment.

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