An Act Making appropriations for the naval service for the fiscal year ending June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and sixteen, and for other purposes

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An Advisory Committee for Aeronautics is hereby established, and the President is authorized to appoint not to exceed twelve members, to consist of two members from the War Department; two members from the Navy Department; a representative each of the Smithsonian Institution, of the United States Weather Bureau, and of the United States Bureau of 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.


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  • 38 Stat. 928
  • Title 10, Armed Forces
  • Public Law

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Statutes at Large

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38 Stat. 928 (1915); ch. 83 (Book)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • 1915
  • 03/03/1915


  • Naval aviation
  • Aeronautics


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 928, 930

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