FEDERAL FIRE COUNCIL MINUTES OF ANNUAL MEETING, MAY 5, 1964.
FEDERAL FIRE COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C
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For the first order of business, Chairman Daly called for action on the Annual Reports of the Committees of the Council. As the Reports had been prepublished and sent to all Federal Fire Council members prior to the Annual Meeting, Chairman Daly limited his remarks to a review of some of the highlights of Council activities for the past year as contained in these Reports. After this review Chairman Daly asked for a motion for adoption from the floor. A motion was made for acceptance and was seconded. By unanimous vote, the Reports were adopted as preprinted. Mr. Joseph Blatt, Director, Systems Research and Development Service, Federal Agency, discussed research and developments aspects of FAAs role in fire safety for commercial aviation. Commencing with a review of FAAs legal authority and responsibility for air safety of the public, Mr. Blatt then gave a short history of fire oriented studies associated with aviation. Following this, Mr. Blatt reviewed, in detail, fire safety studies presently underway in FAA and areas of proposed research and developments for the near future.