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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Research and Development of a Hot Gas Flight Stabilization System

Author(s): R. E. Feucht; L. B. Taplin; R. Bosworth; A. Gregory; G. MacArthur
Corporate Author: Bendix Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-449 Part 4
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Research Program for a Single-Axis, Triple-Redundant, Self-Adaptive Flight-Control System Utilizing Integrated Circuits

Author(s): E. Shemeta
Corporate Author: Fairchild Space and Defence Systems
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-08
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-139
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Gaussian Approximations to the Distribution of Sample Coherence

Author(s): L. D. Enochson; N. R. Goodman
Corporate Author: Measurement Analysis Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-57
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Random Fatigue Test Sampling Requirements

Author(s): S. C. Choi; L. D. Enochson
Corporate Author: Measurement Analysis Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 65-95
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Sonic Fatigue in Combined Environment

Author(s): John R. Ballantine; Harry E. Plumblee; Cecil W. Schneider
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-7
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Aerodynamic Characteristics of Non-Straight-Taper Wings

Author(s): David B. Benepe; Bobby G. Kouri; J. Bert Webb
Corporate Author: General Dynamics
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1966-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-73
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Near Field Noise Analyses of Aircraft Propulsion Systems with Emphasis on Prediction Techniques for Jets

Author(s): H. E. Plumblee; J. R. Ballentine; B. Passinos
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1967-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-43
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Quantitative Structural Design Criteria. Volume I. A Critique of Present and Proposed Approaches to Structural Design Criteria

Author(s): Innes Bouton; D. J. Trent
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-107 Volume 1
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Quantitative Structural Design Criteria. Volume II. The Philosophy and Implementation of the New Procedure

Author(s): Innes Bouton; Mel Fisk; D. J. Trent
Corporate Author: North American Rockwell Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-107 Volume 2
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Refinement of Sonic Fatigue Structural Design Criteria

Author(s): John R. Ballentine; Fred F. Rudder; James T. Mathis; Harry E. Plumblee
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-156
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Analytical Design Methods for Aircraft Structural Joints

Author(s): W. F. McCombs; J. C. McQueen; J. L. Perry
Corporate Author: LTV Aerospace Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1968-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 67-184
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Stress Analysis Manual

Author(s): Gene E. Maddux; Leon A. Vorst; F. Joseph Giessler; Terence Moritz
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory; Technology Incoporated
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1969-08
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-42
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Nomograph Construction Methods

Author(s): Robert R. Yeager
Corporate Author: Technology Incoporated
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-44
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Stress and Deflection Analysis of Mechanically Fastened Joints

Author(s): Harry G. Harris; Irving U. Ojalvo; Reginald E. Hooson
Corporate Author: Grumman Aerospace Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-49
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The Use of Reflectors to Shape a Sound Field

Author(s): Jerome E. Manning; James A. Moore
Corporate Author: Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1971-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-97
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Acoustic Fatigue of Aircraft Structures at Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Cecil W. Schneider
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1974-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-155 Part 1
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Acoustic Fatigue of Aircraft Structures at Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Cecil W. Schneider
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1974-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-155 Part 2
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A Guide for Estimation of Aeroacoustic Loads on Flight Vehicle Surfaces

Author(s): Eric E. Ungar; John F. Wilby; Donald B. Bliss; B. Pinkel; A. Galaitsis
Corporate Author: Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1977-02
Report Number: AFFDL TR 76-91 Volume 1
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A Review of Methods for Estimation of Aeroacoustic Loads on Flight Vehicle Surfaces

Author(s): Eric E. Ungar; John F. Wilby; Donald B. Bliss; B. Pinkel; A. Galaitsis
Corporate Author: Bolt, Beranek and Newman, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1977-02
Report Number: AFFDL TR 76-91 Volume 2
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The USAF Stability and Control Digital DATCOM Volume II, Implementation of Datcom Methods

Author(s): Willams, John E. and Steven R. Vukelich
Corporate Author: McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1976-11
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-76-45 Volume II
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Fighter CCV Phase IV Report Volume II - Flight Test Data Evaluation

Author(s): McAllister, J. D., H. H. Johnson, L. E. Wilson and R. Graf
Corporate Author: General Dynamics Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1978-02
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-78-9
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Test of the Air Cushion Landing System on the XC-8A

Author(s): Wallace C. Buzzard, David J. Perez, Gerald Wyen and Maj John Randall (CAF)
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1978-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 78-61
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Experimental Investigation of Boundary Layer Control (BLC) Devices at Transonic Speeds: Volume I: Analysis of Test Results

Author(s): W. E. Grahame and J. W. Headley
Corporate Author: Northrup Corporation, Aircraft Division
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-22 Volume I
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Experimental Investigation of Boundary Layer Control (BLC) Devices at Transonic Speeds: Volume II: Test Program, Instrumentation, Data Reduction and Basic Data Compilations

Author(s): W. E. Grahame and J. W. Headley
Corporate Author: Northrup Corporation, Aircraft Division
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1970-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-22 Volume II
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Format-Fortran Matrix Abstraction Technique: Volume VI - Supplement II: Description of Digital Computer Program- Phase I - Extended

Author(s): R. C. Morris
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1973-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 66-207 Volume VI Supplement II
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Program Summary for Control Configured Vehicle Concepts Applied to Fighter Aircraft

Author(s): Dwight Bennet, et al
Corporate Author: McDonnel Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1974-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-51
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Sonic Fatigue Design Guide for Military Aircraft

Author(s): F. F. Rudder Jr.; H. E. Plublee Jr.
Corporate Author: Acoustic & Vibration Associates
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1975-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-112
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Alternate Aircraft Take-Off System Study (AATS)

Author(s): T. D. Earl; R. D. Thom; C. E. Satterlee; M. Laszewski; H. Marek; W. Johnson
Corporate Author: Bell Aerospace Textron
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1978-11
Report Number: AFFDL TR 78-148
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