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RUNNING HEAD: Structural and Aerodynamic Research Conducted by the NACA 1Structural and Aerodynamic Research Conducted by the NACAModule 4.2: National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) ContributionsChas PhillipsEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityMarch 14, 2019
Structural and Aerodynamic Research Conducted by the NACA 2“In the area of aeronautical research, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics made many important contributions to the development and production of military aircraft that saw service during the war. The story of military aviation and the American aircraft industry during the war is well-known. The story of research conducted by the NACA has received less attention.” (“World War II,” 1995).The once isolated and independent research arm, became a highly sought after resource by industry designers and military planners. “One journalist characterized the NACA's role in this partnership as "the research midwife at the birth of ... better American planes.” (“World War II,”