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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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344 reports

Senior Cook: A Job Description

Author(s): Lenard, Dorothy E.
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: HRRC TR 52-11
AD Number: AD0007858
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Senior Control Tower Operator: A Job Description

Author(s): Lenard, Dorothy E.
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: HRRC TR 52-10
AD Number: AD0003253
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Special Equipment Operator (Refueling): A Job Description

Author(s): Lenard, Dorothy E.
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: HRRC TR 52-9
AD Number: AD0003252
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Development of a Light Plane Proficiency Check to Predict Military Flying Success

Author(s): Ericksen, Stanford C.
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: HRRC TR 52-6
AD Number: AD0001188
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Method of Establishing Minimum Qualifying Scores for Entrance to Air Force Technical Schools

Author(s): Gordon, Mary Agnes
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: HRRC TR 52-4
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Critical Requirements of Pilot Instructors

Author(s): Krumm, Richard L.
Corporate Author: American Institute for Research
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: HRRC TR 52-1
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Force Ballistocardiography

Author(s): Von Wittern, Wolf W.
Corporate Author: Air Force Aerospace Medical Research Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-340
AD Number: AD0012715
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Jet Exhaust Boundary Layer Control For Improving Landing Performance Of Jet Aircraft

Author(s): Kosin, Ruediger E.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-329
AD Number: AD0006895
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Aircraft Ski Performance

Author(s): McConica, Thomas H., III.
Corporate Author: Arctic Research Inc Clare Mich
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-318
AD Number: AD0010906
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Development Of Airborne Range Only (Aro) Radar Set An/Apg-23()

Author(s): Baer, Clarence E.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-315
AD Number: AD0008962
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Effect Of Jaw Restriction On Speech Intelligibility - And Appendixes 1 Thru III

Author(s): Hansen, Ronald G.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory, Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-223
AD Number: AD0006899
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Resolution Studies of Tunable Radar AN/APS-23(XA-2)

Author(s): Stenersen, Homer P.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-157
AD Number: AD0005354
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Positional Computations For A Bomber Guided By Two Shoran Measurements

Author(s): Ohio State University Research Foundation
Corporate Author: Schreiter, Jesse B.
Date of Publication: 1952-05
Report Number: WADC TR 52-150
AD Number: AD0001146
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Subsonic Flow Over a Body Between Porous Walls

Author(s): Kassner, Rudolph R.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Aircraft Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-9
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Equations of Motion of the F-80 Aileron Boost

Author(s): Altman, Samuel P.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-43
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XB-46 Aircraft, Serial number 45-59582, Pneumatic System and Components Tests and Inspection

Author(s): Vich, Ralph L.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-44
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An Investigation of the Problem of Ice Removal from B-29 Radomes

Author(s): Lake, Harry G.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-46
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Qualification Tests of Weatherhead AN6292 Hydraulic Hose Assemblies and Appendixes I and II

Author(s): Jacobellis, Alfonse A.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-50
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Spectral Intensity Calibration of Infrared Spectrometers

Author(s): Kaspar, Josef
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Division
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-58
AD Number: AD0002171
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Phase V (All Weather) Testing of T-29A Aircraft

Author(s): Baron, Oakley W.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-68
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Studies in Cue Utilization Behavior. Part 1. The Influence of a Relevant but 'Unused' Cue in Training Upon Transfer in a Positive Transfer Situation

Author(s): Eckstrand, Gordon A.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-79 Part 1
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The Aeroembolism Problem for Long-Range Missions

Author(s): Henry, Franklin M.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-84
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A Study of Mach One Wind Tunnels

Author(s): Barish, David T.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-88
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Single-Ended Phase Equalizers

Author(s): Levine, Daniel
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Systems Div Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-91
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Temperature And Altitude Tests Of Hemispheric Type Gunsights For Sight Line Deviations

Author(s): Krautmann, Leo W.
Corporate Author: Air Materiel Command Wright-Patterson Afb Oh Engineering Div
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-94
AD Number: AD0001127
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Structural and Environmental Testing of Aero X61 Bomb Racks

Author(s): Winterhalter, Paul B.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-98
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Review of Fundamentals, Circuits, General Characteristics, and Applications of Magnetic Amplifiers

Author(s): Hoh, Sigfried R.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-72
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Developments Concerning Aircraft Glass Fiber Plastic Laminates

Author(s): Clark, Gail A.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-24
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Deflection And Distribution Of Stresses In The Facings Of A Centrally Loaded Transparent Sandwich Beam

Author(s): Ericksen, Wilhelm S.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Lab
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-185
AD Number: AD0003246
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USAF Requirements For Rubber Materials

Author(s): Postelnek, William
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-338
AD Number: AD0014062
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Review Of The Literature On Aeronautical Chart Development And Design For Use Under Red Lighting

Author(s): Wulfeck, J. W.
Corporate Author: Tufts Coll Medford MA Inst For Appliedexperimental Psychology
Date of Publication: 1952-07
Report Number: WADC TR 52-306
AD Number: AD0006458
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On The Flow Over A Cone-cylinder Body At Mach Number One

Author(s): Yoshihara, Hideo
Corporate Author: Aircraft Laboratory, Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-295
AD Number: AD0003244
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A New Method Of Producing Continuously Variable Magnification with An Optical System

Author(s): Fry, Glenn A.
Corporate Author: Ohio State Univ Research Foundation Columbus
Date of Publication: 1952-10
Report Number: WADC TR 52-279
AD Number: AD0006353
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Determination Of Width And Luminance Of Cathode-Ray-Tube Trace

Author(s): Ranken, Howard B.
Corporate Author: Columbia University
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-258
AD Number: AD0012018
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Summary Of Research By Forest Products Laboratory On Sandwich Construction For Aircraft

Author(s): Coleman, Donald G.
Corporate Author: Forest Products Laboratory
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-184
AD Number: AD0002126
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The Effect Of Number Of Dials On Qualitative Reading Of A Multiple Dial Panel

Author(s): Senders, V. L.
Corporate Author: Antioch College
Date of Publication: 1952-01
Report Number: WADC TR 52-182
AD Number: AD0006532
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Factors affecting legibility of digits

Author(s): Schapiro, H. B.
Corporate Author: Rochester University
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-127
AD Number: AD0001117
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Quantitative instrument reading as a function of dial design, exposure time preparatory fixation, and practice

Author(s): Christensen, J. M.
Corporate Author: Air Force Aerospace Medical Research Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 1952-09
Report Number: WADC TR 52-116
AD Number: AD0000101
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An Approximate Method for the Calculation of Nonstationary Air Forces at Subsonic Speeds

Author(s): Fettis, Henry E.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-56
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Development Of Titanium-Base Alloys

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-12-31
Report Number: WADC TR 52-334
AD Number: AD0008098
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Development Of Titanium-Base Alloys

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-06-18
Report Number: WADC TR 52-249
AD Number: AD0006453
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Exterior Orientation Of Near-Vertical Aerial Photographs - Computational Procedure And Illustrated Examples

Author(s): Rybski, Vernon A.
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation Mapping And Charting Research Lab
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-95
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Investigation Of Impact Load Absorption Through Suspension Line Elongation

Author(s): Gimalouski, E. A.
Corporate Author: Pioneer Parachute Company Inc., Manchester CT
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-57
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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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The Statistical Analysis Of Ranked Data

Author(s): Rider, Paul R.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 52-32
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Studies On Burner Flames Of Hydrogen-Oxygen Mixtures At High Pressures

Author(s): Edse, Rudolph
Corporate Author: Flight Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1952-04
Report Number: WADC TR 52-59
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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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The Effects Of Noise On Human Behavior

Author(s): Corso, John F.
Corporate Author: Pennsylvania State College
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: WADC TR 53-81
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A Survey of Available Information on Winds Above 30,000 Feet

Author(s): Jenkins, C. F.
Corporate Author: Air Force Cambridge Research Center
Laboratory: Air Force Cambridge Research Center
Date of Publication: 1952-02
Report Number: AFCRC AFSIG 24
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The Construction of Homogeneous Keys for a Biographical Inventory

Author(s): DuBois, Philip H.
Corporate Author: Human Resources Research Center
Date of Publication: 1952-05
Report Number: HRRC RB 52-18
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