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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18 reports

Fighter Technology Demonstrator Precursor Analysis and Test: Volume I. Baseline Development and Technology Identification

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Rockwell International Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1973-11
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-112 Volume 1
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STOL Tactical Aircraft Investigation: Volume II Design Compendium

Author(s): J. Herbert, Jr.; E. S. Levinsky; J. C. Ramsey; E. C. Laudeman; H. G. Altman; L. G. Barbee
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1973-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-21 Volume 2
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STOL Tactical Aircraft Investigation: Volume I Configuration Definition

Author(s): J. Herbert, et al
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1973-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-21 Volume 1
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STOL Tactical Aircraft Investigation - Externally Blown Flap Volume IV Analysis of Wind Tunnel Data

Author(s): P. P. Papp; R. A. Quam; G. A. Freeman
Corporate Author: Rockwell International Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratoryv
Date of Publication: 1973-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-20 Volume 4
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STOL Tactical Aircraft Investigation - Externally Blown Flap Volume I Configuration Definition

Author(s): H. G. Owens; D. J. Renselaer; R. S. Kaneshiro; D. W. Schlundt, et al
Corporate Author: Rockwell International Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratoryv
Date of Publication: 1973-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-20 Volume 1
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STOL Tactical Aircraft Investigation Volume V, Part I Flight Control Technology: System Analysis and Trade Studies for a Medium STOL Transport with Vectored Thrust/Mechanical Flaps

Author(s): Kenneth J. Crandall; David J. Maund; William E. Gerken; James H. Vincent
Corporate Author: The Boeing Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratoryv
Date of Publication: 1973-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-19 Volume 5 Part 1
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STOL Tactical Aircraft Investigation Volume I Configuration Definition: Medium STOL Transport with Vectored Thrust/Mechanical Flaps

Author(s): Richard H. Carroll; John W. Jants; Peter Milns
Corporate Author: The Boeing Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratoryv
Date of Publication: 1973-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-19 Volume 1
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Methods for Predicting the Aerodynamic and Stability and Control Characteristics of STOL Aircraft. Volume I. Basic Theoretical Methods.

Author(s): M. I. Goldhammer; M. L. Lopez; C. C. Shen
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1973-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-146 Volume 1
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Development of an Empirically Based Computer Program to Predict the Aerodynamic Characteristics of Aircraft Volume II. Program User Guide

Author(s): Roy T. Schemensky
Corporate Author: General Dynamics
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1973-11
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-144 Volume II
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Corrosion Fatigue Crack Growth in Aircraft Structural Materials

Author(s): L. R. Hall; R. W. Finger; W. F. Spurr
Corporate Author: Boeing Aerospace Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1973-09
Report Number: AFML TR 73-204
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Design Methods for Specifying Handling Qualities for Control Configured Vehicles: Volume I Technical Discussion

Author(s): Brulle, R. V. and D. C. Anderson
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1973-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-73-142 Volume I
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Ejector Blown Lift/Cruise Flap Wind Tunnel Investigation

Author(s): Rodney L. Clark
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1973-11
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-132
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Proceedings of the Third Conference on Matrix Methods in Structural Mechanics: Proceedings of the Conference held at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio 19-21 October 1971

Author(s): Technical Editors: R. M. Bader, L. Berke, R. O. Meitz, Lt Col, USAF, W. J. Mykytow, M. R. Shirk
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory, Air Force Systems Command and Air Force Institute of Technology Air University
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1973-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-160
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Format-Fortran Matrix Abstraction Technique: Volume V Supplement II: Engineering User and Technical Report-Extended

Author(s): J. Pickard
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1973-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume V Supplement II
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Format-Fortran Matrix Abstraction Technique: Volume II - Supplement IV: Description of Digital Computer Program-Extended

Author(s): L. Chahinian & S. H. Miyawaki
Corporate Author: Doulgas Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1973-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume II Supplement IV
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Investigation of Solid Cadmium Embrittlement in A-7 Aircraft Failed Shafts and Horn Fracture Surfaces

Author(s): Cook, O. H.; Duval, R. E.; Ford, C. G.; White, R. W.
Corporate Author: Vought Aeronautics Co Dallas Tex
Date of Publication: 1973-01
Report Number: AFML TR 72-249
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Microwave Acoustics Handbook. Volume 1A. Surface Wave Velocities.

Author(s): Slobodnik,A. J. , Jr. ; Conway,E. D. ; Delmonico,R. T.
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1973-10
Report Number: AFCRL-TR-73-0597
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A Description of a Forced-Oscillation Test Mechanism for Measuring Dynamic-Stability Derivatives in Roll

Author(s): G. E. Burt
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Laboratory: Von Karman Gas Dynamics Facility
Date of Publication: 1973-06
Report Number: AEDC TR 73-49
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