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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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 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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Magnetic Servo Amplifliers For Flight Control Systems

Author(s): Frank, Max
Corporate Author: Wayne Engineering Research Institute, Wayne University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 56-271
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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 Effects Of Structural Elasticity On Aircraft Control Systems

Author(s): Howard, Vincent W.
Corporate Author: Aeroelastic And Structures Research Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-166
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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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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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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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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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Multi-Input Hydraulic Actuator For B-47B Elevator Control

Author(s): Hutchingsaon, I. N.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Equipment Division, Sperry Gyroscope Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-248
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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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Investigation of a Technique for Improving Aircraft Response Using a Complementary Optimum-Response Model

Author(s): Rath, Raymond R.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TN 56-475
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