Recounting NASA's aeronautical heritage and ongoing contributions to winged flight, Anthony Springer remembers its absorption of National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) expertise and how NASA continued to advance both the technology and its operational use across a broad range.
What does NACA stand for?
NACA stands for National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics
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- National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council
- National Academy of Chiropractic Assistants
- National Action Committee on AIDS (Nigeria)
- National Advisory Council on Aging
- National Agency for the Control of AIDS (Nigeria)
- National Agricultural Chemicals Association
- National Air Carrier Association
- National Animal Control Association
- National Association for Cancer Awareness (Oman)
- National Association of Campus Activities
- National Association of Chinese-Americans
- National Association of Chiropractic Attorneys
- National Association of Christian Athletes
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He also served as a test pilot at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics High Speed Flight Station.
Founded in 1936 by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, the common bond cooperative now serves more than 170,000 members.
As a member of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (the forerunner of NASA), Crossfield joined them at the High Speed Flight Research Station at Muroc Field, California.
In the Evaluation Division his tasks included coordinating design requirements for all naval aircraft, conducting design competitions and selecting the best design for contract acquisition, and working with the BUAER team, as well as with Army/Air Force, National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (predecessor of today's NASA) and aircraft industry engineers.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Old Tensions in the Postwar World During the decade before America's entry into World War II, the proportion of Research Authorizations pursued for the armed forces by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (N.