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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Air Cushion Landing Gear Feasibility Study

Author(s): T. Desmond Earl
Corporate Author: Bell Aerosystems Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-32
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Aircraft Ground-Flotation Investigation Part I - Basic Report

Author(s): D. Ladd; H. Ulery, Jr.
Corporate Author: U. S. Army Waterways Experiment Station
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-43 Part 1
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Development of High Contrast Electroluminescent Displays

Author(s): Sidney V. Petertyl, Dr. Paul R. Fuller, Chester A. Wysocki, et al.
Corporate Author: Instrument Division, Lear Siegler, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-183
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Development of Improved Dynamic Analysis: Volume II: Computer Graphics

Author(s): K. J. Forsberg & S. K. Ferriera
Corporate Author: Lockheed Missiles & Space
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-187 Volume II
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A Theoretical and Experimental Investigation of the Free Piston Cycle

Author(s): Burton G. Humphrey, Jr., Sergio Panunzio and Oscar Pinkus
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-02
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-204
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Synthesis of Flight Control Systems Subject to Vehicle Parameter Variations

Author(s): Eliezer Kreindler
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-209
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Flight Investigation of Longitudinal Short Period Frequency Requirements and PIO Tendencies

Author(s): Dante A. DiFranco
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-163
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