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British Expert to Direct Project Making Israel an Aviation Center in Middle East

The importance of keeping Israel properly defended was emphasized here by Dr. Sydney Goldstein, internationally-famous aeronautical authority and former chairman of Britain’s Aeronautical Research Council, addressing a gathering sponsored by the American Technion Society at the Hotel Astor.

The visiting British scientist, here to lecture at the University of Michigan, California Institute of Technology, and other leading U.S. universities, disclosed that he has accepted an appointment to the Chair of Applied Mathematics at the Haifa Technion, Israel’s Institute of Technology, where he will direct the establishment of a new Department of Aeronautical Engineering.

The project, which entails an expenditure of $1,500,000 to be met in part by the friends of the Technion in this country and by the Israel Government, is expected to make Israel a center of aviation which will serve the entire Middle East.