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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Hydraulic Servo Control Valves Part VI Research On Electrohydraulic Servo Valves Dealing With Oil Contamination, Life And Reliability, Nuclear Radiation And Valve Testing

Author(s): Kinney, W. L.
Corporate Author: Cook Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-29 Part 6
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Hydraulic Servo Control Valves-Part 5, Analog Simulation, Pressure Control, And High-Temperature Test Facility Design

Author(s): Axelrod, Leslie R.
Corporate Author: Cook Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-08
Report Number: WADC TR 55-29 Part 5
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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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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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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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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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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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Supersonic Aeroelastic Effects on Static Stability and Control Part I. - Aerodynamics Volume II

Author(s): Zisfein, Melvin B.
Corporate Author: Bell Aircraft Coporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: WADC TR 58-95 Part 1 Volume 2
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An Analytical Study Of The Dynamics Of Spinning Aircraft. Part 2. Wind Tunnel Tests

Author(s): Wykes, John H.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: WADC TR 58-381 Part 2
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An Analytical Study Of The Dynamics Of Spinning Aircraft. Part 1. Flight Test Data Analyses And Spin Claculations

Author(s): Wykes, John H.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: WADC TR 58-381 Part 1
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A Summary of Trim System Problems, Investigations, Considerations and Corrective Actions

Author(s): Hollingsworth, Richard
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-08
Report Number: WADC TR 58-439
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A Study Of Angle-of-attack Angle-of-sideslip Pitot-static Probes

Author(s): Smetana, Frederick O.
Corporate Author: University Of Southern California
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-01
Report Number: WADC TR 57-234
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Approximate Airframe Transfer Functions And Application To A Single Sensor Control Systems

Author(s): Ashkenas, Irving L.
Corporate Author: Kelsey-Hayes Co.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-06
Report Number: WADC TR 58-82
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