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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Mechanical Properties Of A New High-strength High-toughness General-purpose Alloy Steel

Author(s): William E. Dirkes; Robert E. Bowman; Edward L. Horne
Corporate Author: Materials Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-73
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Malleable Chromium And Its Alloys

Author(s): Earl T. Hayes
Corporate Author: Northwest Electrodevelopment Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-54
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Development Of Low Alloy Ti-B Steels For High Temperature Service Applications

Author(s): Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-77
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Laboratory Tests Of Interference Blanker MX - (XA 115)/ U with Navigational Equipments

Author(s): Raymond R. Holberger, Herbert M. Bartman
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-137
AD Number: AD0004085
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Investigation Of Pressure Surges In Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

Author(s): Housel, E. A.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-37
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Methods of Controlling Temperature Rise in Airborne Compartments at Supersonic Velocities With and Without Internal Heat Generation

Author(s): Walter Robinson (editor)
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Power Plant Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-114
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Critical Requirements of Pilot Instructors

Author(s): Richard L. Krumm
Corporate Author: American Institute for Research
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: HRRC TR 52-1
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Method of Establishing Minimum Qualifying Scores for Entrance to Air Force Technical Schools

Author(s): Mary Agnes Gordon
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: HRRC TR 52-4
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Investigation of Discrepancies Between Flight-Measured and Calculated F-80A Derivatives and Respnonses Including a Study of Aeroelastic Effects

Author(s): Leonard Segel
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-130
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Application of the Multiple Discriminant Function to Data from the Airman Classification Battery

Author(s): David V. Tiedman, Joseph G. Bryan, and Phillip J. Rulon
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: HRRC RB 52-37
AD Number: AD0006211
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Installation and Flight Test of Dragless Antennas for use with UHF Homing Equipment in F-80, F-86 and F-84 Aircraft

Author(s): Sherla L. Stutz
Corporate Author: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Laboratory: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-267
AD Number: AD0004986
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Air to Ground Propagation Measurements in the UHF Band

Author(s): Richard B. Battelle
Corporate Author: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Laboratory: Communication and Navigation Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-138
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Standardization of Take-Off Performance Measurements for Airplanes

Author(s): Kenneth J. Lush
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Test Center
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Test Center
Date of Publication: 1952
Report Number: AFFTC TN R-12
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