Executive Order 10492
WHEREAS the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics has caused to be made and has recommended that I approve a seal of office for the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, the design of which accompanies and is hereby made a part of this order, and which is of the following description:
A pictorial representation of the Wright brothers' first airplane, with pilot, taking off from a launching rail laid on the sand at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, equipment in the foreground, and a man running by the side of the airplane, all proper, with a circular band of dark blue bordered in yellow and bearing the inscriptions "NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR AERONAUTICS" and "U. S. A."
AND WHEREAS it appears that such seal is of suitable design and appropriate for establishment as the official seal of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics:
NOW, THEREFORE, by virtue of the authority vested in me as President of the United States, I hereby approve such seal as the official seal of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics.
- The White House
- October 14, 1953