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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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Study And Development Of Magnetic Amplifier Controlled Servo Systems. Part I. The Theory Of control Of Magnetic Amplifier

Author(s): Barker, Richard Clark
Corporate Author: Yale Univesity
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-199 Part 1
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The Effects Of Engine Angular Momentum On An Airplane's Longitudinal And Lateral-Directional Dynamic Stability

Author(s): Paiewonsky, Bernard H.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-225
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Study And Development Of Magnetic Amplifier Controlled Servo Systems. Part V. Summary And Recommendations

Author(s): Barker, Richard Clark
Corporate Author: Yale University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-199 Part 5
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A Study of the Nature of Atmospgeric Trubulence Based Upon Flight Measurement of the Gust Velocity Components

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-05
Report Number: WADC TR 57-259
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A Method for Estimating Damping Derivatives of VTOL Aircraft in Transition and Hovering Flight

Author(s): Paiewonsky, Bernard H.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TN 56-410
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A Study Of Russian Feed-Back Control Theory Part II, Vol. 2 A Survey Of Russian Control Literature Liapounov's Theory Of Stability

Author(s): Alex, F. R.
Corporate Author: Convair
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 61-32 Part II, Volume 2
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A Study Of Russian Feed-Back Control Theory Part II, Vol. 3 A Survey Of Russian Control Literature-Krylov and Bogoliubov's Method of Harmonic Linearization

Author(s): Alex, F. R.
Corporate Author: Convair
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 61-32 Part II, Volume 3
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A Study Of Russian Feed-Back Control Theory Part II, Vol. 1 A Survey Of Russian Control Literature-Linear Methods of Analysis

Author(s): Alex, F. R.
Corporate Author: Convair
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 61-32 Part II, Volume 1
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A Study Of Russian Feed-Back Control Theory Part II, Vol.4 A Survey Of Russian Control Literature- The Method Of Small Parameters

Author(s): Alex, F. R.
Corporate Author: Convair
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 61-32 Part II, Volume 4
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A Study Of Russian Feed-Back Control Theory Part II, Vol. 5 A Survey of Russian Control Literature-Advanced Phase Plane Techniques Point Transformations

Author(s): Alex, F. R.
Corporate Author: Convair
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 61-32 Part II, Volume 5
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Whole Panel Control-Display Study: Volume II. The Mark IV Control-Display System

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Lear, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-07
Report Number: ASD TR 61-91 Volume 2
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Basic Research and Development in Fluid Power Control for the United States Air Force

Author(s): Shearer, J. Lowen
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01-31
Report Number: WADC TR 59-275
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Study of Electrically Produced Strain for Control Purposes

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Bendix Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-621
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Basic Research and Development in Fluid Power Control

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: ASD TR 61-349
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Thermoelastic Effects on Hypersonic Stability and Control Part I. Hypersonic Aerodynamics

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TR 61-287 Part 1
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Methods for the Control of Satellites and Space Vehicles: Volume I - Sensing and Actuating Methods

Author(s): Roberson, Robert E.
Corporate Author: Systems Corporation of America
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-07-31
Report Number: WADD TR 60-643 Volume 1
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Methods For The Control Of Satellites And Space Vehicles. Volume II. Control System Mechanization And Analysis

Author(s): Roberson, Robert E.
Corporate Author: System Corporation Of America
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-643 Volume 2
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Research and Development of a Hot Gas Flight Stabilization System

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Bendix Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-449 Part II
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Research and Development of a Hot Gas Flight Stabilization System

Author(s): Eclipse- Pioneer Div., Bendix Aviation Corp.
Corporate Author: Eclipse-pioneer Div. Bendix Aviation Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-449 Part I Volume I
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A Compilation of Component Field Reliability Data Useful in Preliminary Design

Author(s): Johnston, Donald E.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-330 Supplement 1
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Thermal Effects On Static Aeroelastic Stability And Control. Description and Results of Tests Conducted to Determine the Thermally Affected Deflectional Behavior of Corrugated Multiweb Wing Structures

Author(s): Quinn, James F.
Corporate Author: Fligth Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-229
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Integrated Instruments - A Fuel System Indicator For Fighter - Bomber Aircraft

Author(s): Baciak, A. M.
Corporate Author: Cook Electric Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-06
Report Number: WADC TR 58-212
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Study And Development Of Magnetic Amplifier Controlled Servo Systems. Part III. The Coordinated Design Of Magnetic Amplifiers And Motors

Author(s): Perrins, Allen R.
Corporate Author: Yale University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-199 Part 3
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Simulation Study Of Control Of An Aircraft At Or Near The Absolute Ceiling

Author(s): Robinson, Alfred C.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 56-39
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A Development of the Longitudinal Dynamic Equations of Motion of an Aircraft at the Absolute Ceiling

Author(s): Robinson, Alfred C.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-210
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Thermal Effects on Static Aeroelastic Stability and Control: Part I. Methods of Predictin Structral Temperatures Due to Aerodynamic Heating

Author(s): Blessing, Arthur H.
Corporate Author: Bell Aircraft Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 58-378
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Rigid Tow Bar for C-82 Type Aircraft

Author(s): Jones, Arthur G.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-08
Report Number: WADC TR 52-167
AD Number: AD0004527
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A Study of Selected Contorl-Display Problems for Manned Aerospace Vehicles

Author(s): Pickel, Francis E.
Corporate Author: Lear, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-03
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-170
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Hydraulic Servo Control Valves - Part 8 Valve Performance Evaluation Investigation Of Oil Contamination Effects, And Nuclear Radiation Effects Testing

Author(s): Kinney, Wayne L.
Corporate Author: Cook Technological Center
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-29 Part 8
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Hypersonic Flow Theories for Predicting Pressures on Blunt Two-Dimensional and on Conical Shapes

Author(s): Scheuing, Richard A.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation; Aeronautical Research Associates of Princeton
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-167
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Automatic Landing System Study: Part II. Results of Ground Equipment and Data Transmission Studies

Author(s): Wilkie, R.
Corporate Author: Bendix Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-02
Report Number: ASD TR 61-114 Part II
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Study And Development Of Magnetic Amplifier Controlled Servo Systems. Part II. Superimposed Magnetization In Materials With Rectangular Hysteresis Loops

Author(s): Wakeman, Charles B.
Corporate Author: Yale University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-199 Part 2
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A Study Of Russian Feed-Back Control Theory Part I. The Application of Some Foreign Methods to the Analysis of A Bi-Stable Autopilot Configuration

Author(s): Alex, Fredric R.
Corporate Author: Convair
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-02
Report Number: WADD TR 61-32 Part 1
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Handbook Of Instructions For Experimentally Determining The Moments Of Inertia And Product O Finertia Of Aircraft By The Spring Oscillation Method

Author(s): Woodward, Claude R.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-415
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The Air Force Integrated Flight Instrument Panel

Author(s): Svimonoff, Constantine
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-10
Report Number: WADC TR 58-431
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Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and its Effects on Aerodynamic Control Characteristics

Author(s): Abbott, Douglas E.
Corporate Author: Itek Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-963
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Study And Development Of Magnetic Amplifier Controlled Servo Systems. Part IV. Diverse Topics: Magnetic Frequency Multipliers, Two Phase Servo, Relay Servo, Input Circuits, Coupling Networks

Author(s): Barker, R. C.
Corporate Author: Yale University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 56-199 Part 4
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The Air Force Program For Improved Flight Instrumentation

Author(s): Wright, Lawrence C.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-582
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The Determination Of Lateral Handling Quality Requirements From Airframe-Human Pilot System Studies

Author(s): Ashkenas, Irving L.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-135
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Altimeter Display and Hardware Development 1903-1960

Author(s): Schum, David A.
Corporate Author: Bell Helicopter Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-288
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Summary Of Component Failure Rate And weighting Function Data And Their Use In Systems Preliminary Design

Author(s): Johnston, Donald E.
Corporate Author: Control Specialists Division, Kelsey-Hayes
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-668
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Study of Servo System Failure Warning Devices Pertaining to Remote Aircraft Servoed Instruments

Author(s): Sylvander, F. Blancke
Corporate Author: Eclipse-Pioneer Division, Bendix Aviation Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-12-31
Report Number: WADC TR 58-577
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Control System Redundancy Mechanization Study

Author(s): Tesch, E.
Corporate Author: Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-02
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-772
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Human Pilot Dynamic Response In Flight And Simulator

Author(s): Seckel, Edward
Corporate Author: James Forrestal Research Center, Princeton University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-08
Report Number: WADC TR 57-520
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Investigation of Free-Stream Pressure and Stagnation Pressure Measurement from Transonic and Supersonic Aircraft: Final Report

Author(s): Smetana, Frederick O.
Corporate Author: University of Southern California Engineering Center
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-238
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A Further Study of Angle-of-Sideslip Pitot-Static Probes

Author(s): Smetana, Frederick O.
Corporate Author: University of Southern California Engineering Center
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-06
Report Number: WADC TR 57-234 Part 2
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A Study Of Cockpit Display Requirements For VTOL Airplanes

Author(s): Tillinghast, N. W.
Corporate Author: The Ryan Aeronautical Co.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-58
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Methods For Estimating Aeroelastic Effects On Subsonic Lateral-directional Stability Derivitives Of Aircraft

Author(s): Cahen, George L.
Corporate Author: Glenn L. Martin Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 56-345
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The Operation Of Manned Spacecraft

Author(s): Bamford, Harold E.
Corporate Author: Ritchie And Associates, Inc; Lear, Inc
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-06
Report Number: WADC TR 58-225
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Theoretical Prediction of Pressures in Hypersonic Flow with Special Referencce to Configurations Having Attached Leading Edges Shock: Part II. Experimental Pressure Measurements at Mach 5 and 8

Author(s): Mead, Harold R.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1962-05
Report Number: ASD TR 61-60 Part 2
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