Inquiry Into Operations of the United States Air Services, Volumes 4-6
United States. Congress. House. Select Committee of Inquiry into Operations of the United States Air Services
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1925
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Page 3156 - Committee (1) to supervise and direct the scientific study of the problems of flight with a view to their practical solution...
Page 3380 - Wash. The disturbance in the air produced by the passage of an airfoil. (Also called the "wake," in the general case for any solid body.) Washin.
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