Contrails
The goal of the Contrails project is to help preserve and disseminate the technical record of 20th century aerospace research, highlighting in particular the research endeavors of the Illinois Tech community.

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Format-Fortran Matrix Abstraction Technique. Volume V - Supplement I. Engineering User and Technical Report - Extended.

Author(s): Pickard, J.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume V Supplement I
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Format-Fortran Matrix Abstraction Technique. Volume VI. Supplement I. Description of Digital Computer Program. Phase I. Extended.

Author(s): Morris, R.C.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume VI Supplement I
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Format-Fortran Matrix Abstraction Technique. Volume VII - Supplement I. Description of Digital Computer Program - Phase III - Extended.

Author(s): Frank, J. A.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, California
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume VII Supplement I
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Research on Elastohydrodynamic Lubrication on High-Speed Rolling-Sliding Contacts

Author(s): Smith, Richard L.
Corporate Author: Mechanical Technology, Inc. Latham, New York
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-12
Report Number: AFAPL TR 71-54
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A Wind Tunnel Investigation of Jets Exhausting into a Crossflow: Volume IV: Additional Data for the Three-Jet Configuration

Author(s): Fricke, L. B.
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation, Aircraft Division
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-154 Volume 4
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A Discrete, Stochastic, Optimal Control Model of the Human Operator in a Closed-Loop Tracking Task

Author(s): Paskin, Harvey M.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-11
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-129
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A Wind Tunnel Investigation of Jets Exhausting into a Crossflow

Author(s): Fricke, L. B.
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-154 Volume 3
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An In-Flight Invesitgation to Develop Control System Design Criteria for Fighter Airplanes

Author(s): Neal, T. Peter
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-74 Volume 1
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A Wind Tunnel Investigation of Jets Exhausting into a Crossflow

Author(s): Fricke, L. B.
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation, Aircraft Division
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-154 Volume 1
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A Wind Tunnel Investigation of Jets Exhausting into a Crossflow

Author(s): Fricke, L. B.
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-154 Volume 2
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Studies on the Behavior of Nickel-Base Superalloys at High Temperatures

Author(s): Kvernes, Ingard
Corporate Author: Central Institute for Industrial Research
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-07
Report Number: AFML TR 70-103
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Analysis of Data Density and Storage Requirements for High Resolution Radar Simulation System Design

Author(s): Fligor, Patrick D.
Corporate Author: Technology Incoporated
Laboratory: Air Force Human Resources Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-06
Report Number: AFHRL-TR-70-12
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Corrosion Cracking of Metallic Materials

Author(s): Fontana, Mars G.
Corporate Author: Ohio State Univ Columbus Dept Of Metallurgical Engineering
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-01
Report Number: AFML TR 70-2
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System Description and Performance Data for the USAF/CAL Variable Stability T-33 Airplane

Author(s): Hall, G. Warren
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Lab Inc Buffalo N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-71
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In-Flight Investigation of Lateral-Directional Dynamics for the Landing Approach

Author(s): Hall, G. Warren
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory Inc., Buffalo, New York
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-145
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Design, Fabrication, and Flight Testing of Self-Organizing Flight Control System

Author(s): Barron, Roger L.
Corporate Author: Adaptronics, Inc. McLean, Virginia
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-77
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Hypersonic Surface Pressure and Heat Transfer on Slender Bodies in Variable Composition and Nonequilibrium Atmospheres

Author(s): Harney, D. J.
Corporate Author: Ohio Stat University Aeronautical and Astronautical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-31
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Three-Dimensional Nozzle Design for Maximum Thrust. Volume I. Theoretical Development and Results

Author(s): Snyder, Lynn E,
Corporate Author: Purdue University Jet Propulsion Center
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-10-28
Report Number: AFAPL TR 70-79 Volume 1
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Basic Kinematics and Dynamics of the Humane Centrifuge and Other Aerospace Simulators, Including a Simple Explanation of Coriolis and Gyroscopic Effects

Author(s): Schueller, Otto
Corporate Author: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-05
Report Number: AMRL TR 69-126
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A Stability and Control Prediction Method for Helicopters and Stoppable Rotor Aircraft. Volume I. Engineer's Manual

Author(s): Livingston, Charles L.
Corporate Author: Bell Helicopter Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-02
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-123 Volume 1
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A Flight Investigation of Lateral-Directional Handling Qualities for V/STOL Aircraft in Low Speed Maneuvering Flight

Author(s): Doetsch, K-H.
Corporate Author: National Aeronautical Establishment, Canada
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-41
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Phase Equilibria Investigation of Binary, Ternary, and Higher Order Systems, Part IX - Calculation of Thermodynamic Quantities from Phase Diagrams

Author(s): Rudy, E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-08
Report Number: AFML TR 69-117 Part 9
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Phase Equilibria Investigation of Binary, Ternary, and Higher Order Systems, Part VII - The Phase Diagram Ti-V-C

Author(s): Rudy, E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-08
Report Number: AFML TR 69-117 Part 7
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Phase Equilibria Investigation of Binary, Ternary, and Higher Order Systems, Part V - The Phase Diagram W-B-C

Author(s): Rudy, E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-08
Report Number: AFML TR 69-117 Part 5
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Phase Equilibria Investigation of Binary, Ternary, and Higher Order Systems, Part I - The Phase Diagrams of the Systems Ti-Nb-C, Ti-Ta-C, and Ti-Mo-C

Author(s): Rudy, E.
Corporate Author: Aerojet-General Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-08
Report Number: AFML TR 69-117 Part 1
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Parametric Fatigue Analysis of USAF Fighter Aircraft

Author(s): Roth, George J.
Corporate Author: University of Dayton Research Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-85
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Stability Characterization of Refractory Materials Under High Velocity Atmospheric Flight Conditions. Part 3, Volume 3: Experimental Results of High Velocity Hot Gas/Cold Wall Tests.

Author(s): Kaufman, Larry
Corporate Author: ManLabs Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-02
Report Number: AFML TR 69-84 Part 3 Volume 3
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Prediction Of Supersonic Laminar Flow Separation By The Method Of Integral Relations With Free Interaction.

Author(s): Kuhn, Gary D.
Corporate Author: Nielsen Engineering And Research Inc Palo Alto Calif
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-87
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Approximate Solution Of Plane Orthotropic Elasticity Problems5

Author(s): Schimke, Joel
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Co Buffalo N Y
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-84
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Flight Test Evaluation of a Scratch Strain Gage.

Author(s): Haglage, Theodore L.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-116
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Crack Propogation in Aluminum Alloy Sheet Materials Under Flight-Simulation Loading

Author(s): Schijve, J.
Corporate Author: National Aerospace Laborator, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-09
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-50
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Development of a Solid-State Display System

Author(s): Fisher, Archie L.
Corporate Author: ITT Federal Laboratories
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-133
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Analysis of VTOL Handling Qualities Requirements: Part II. Lateral-Directional Hover and Transition

Author(s): Craig, Samuel J.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-02
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-179 Part 2
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Stability of Elastic Equilibrium

Author(s): Koiter, Warner Tjardus
Corporate Author: Stanford University Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-02
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-25
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Study and Design of an Ejection System for VTOL Aircraft: Part I, Volume 3 - Computer Program User's Manual for VTOL Escape System Simulation

Author(s): Clinkenbeard, I. L.
Corporate Author: Vought Aeronautics Division, LTV Aerospace Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-1 Part 1 Volume 3
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