Survival in the Air Age: A Report

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948 - Aeronautics - 166 pages
 

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Page 147 - The encouragement and development of an air transportation system properly adapted to the present and future needs of the foreign and domestic commerce of the United States, of the Postal Service, and of the national defense...
Page 152 - Standards; together with not more than five additional persons who shall be acquainted with the needs of aeronautical science, either civil or military, or skilled in aeronautical engineering or its allied sciences : Provided.
Page 151 - Committee shall examine aviation problems and developments affecting more than one participating agency; develop and recommend integrated policies to be carried out and actions to be taken by the participating agencies or by any other Government agency charged with responsibility in the aviation field; and, to the extent permitted by law, coordinate the aviation activities of such agencies except activities relating to the exercise of quasi-judicial functions.
Page 64 - This bill, which was passed by the House of Representatives at the last session of Congress...
Page 152 - Council is to advise the President with respect to the integration of domestic, foreign, and military policies relating to the national security...
Page 152 - Aeronautics to supervise and direct the scientific study of the problems of flight, with a view to their practical solution...
Page 154 - The Chief of the Weather Bureau, under the direction of the Secretary of Agriculture, has charge of the forecasting of weather; the issue of storm warnings; the display of weather and flood signals for the benefit of agriculture, commerce, and navigation; the gauging and reporting of rivers; the maintenance and operation of...
Page 151 - The Committee, after obtaining the views of the head of each agency concerned, shall submit to the President, together with the said views, (a) such of the Committee's recommendations on aviation policies as require the attention of the President by reason of their character or Importance, (b) those important aviation questions the disposition of which Is prevented by the Inability of the agencies concerned to agree, (c) an annual report of the Committee's activities during each calendar year, to...
Page 156 - An interdepartmental committee, headed by the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Agency, and including representatives from the Department of State, the Department of Defense, the Department of Commerce, the Civil Aeronautics Board, and the Bureau of the Budget, was established at my direction last July to undertake a study of US international air transportation policies and problems. This study is presently underway, and will be completed by late summer.
Page 151 - Government, it is hereby ordered as follows : 1. (a) There is hereby established the Air Coordinating Committee (hereinafter referred to as the Committee) which shall have as members one representative from each of the following-named agencies (hereinafter referred to as the participating agencies) : the State, War, Post Office, Navy, and Commerce Departments and the Civil Aeronautics Board. The members shall be designated by the respective heads of the participating agencies. The President shall...

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