Aeronautics in the United States, 1918

  title={Aeronautics in the United States, 1918},
  author={G. O. Squier},
  journal={Proceedings of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers},
  • G. O. Squier
  • Engineering
  • Proceedings of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers
Major General George O. Squier, Chief Signal Officer of the United States Army, reviews in this address the development of Military Aeronautics in the United States up to the date of the armistice, November 11, 1918. The War Department's first heavier-than-air flying machine was produced approximately ten years ago, but for the eight years that followed, the development lagged — in fact less than a million dollars was appropriated for aeronautics in the entire eight years. Then under the… Expand
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