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Prospects of Civil Aviation

Nature volume 154, pages 662663 (25 November 1944) | Download Citation



ON November 4 the Royal Aeronautical Society held at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers a discussion on civil aviation, and I agreed to preside. The time was appropriate in that a British Empire technical conference on the subject had just been held at Ottawa and one was going on on international aviation at Chicago. True, there is this difference in that, whereas agreement was required at the conferences, disagreement was required at the Royal Aeronautical Society's meeting in order to get real discussion.

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