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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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Atmospheric Turbulence Field Parameters Determination

Author(s): Robert L. Neulieb; Jan N. Garrison; Dennis J. Golden
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-51
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A Study of the Effects of Parameter Variation on the Flying Qualities of the XV-4B V/STOL Aircraft

Author(s): Arthur G. Jones
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-44
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V/STOL Aircraft Aerodynamic Prediction Methods Investigation: Volume IV. Literature Survey

Author(s): P. T. Wooler; H. C. Kao; M. F. Scwendemann; H. R. Wasson; H. Ziegler
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-26 Volume 4
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V/STOL Aircraft Aerodynamic Prediction Methods Investigation: Volume III. Manual for Computer Programs

Author(s): P. T. Wooler; H. C. Kao; M. F. Scwendemann; H. R. Wasson; H. Ziegler
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-26 Volume 3
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V/STOL Aircraft Aerodynamic Prediction Methods Investigation: Volume II. Application of Prediction Methods

Author(s): P. T. Wooler; H. C. Kao; M. F. Scwendemann; H. R. Wasson; H. Ziegler
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-26 Volume 2
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V/STOL Aircraft Aerodynamic Prediction Methods Investigation: Volume I. Theoretical Development of Prediction Methods

Author(s): P. T. Wooler; H. C. Kao; M. F. Scwendemann; H. R. Wasson; H. Ziegler
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-26 Volume 1
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Response of Aircraft to Three Dimensional Random Turbulence

Author(s): Frederick D. Eichenbaum
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-10
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-28
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The Collection, Generation, and Analysis of MIL-HDBK-5 Allowable Design Data

Author(s): Paul E. Ruff; Ronald J. Favor; Walter S. Hyler
Corporate Author: Battelle Columbus Laboratories
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-03
Report Number: AFML TR 72-61
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A Study of Air Cushion Landing Systems for Recovery of Unmanned Aircraft

Author(s): John M. Ryken
Corporate Author: Bell Aerospace Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-07
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-87
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Development of Weapon Delivery Models and Analysis Programs. Volume III. Testing and Demonstration of the Armament Delivery Analysis Programming System (ADAPS).

Author(s): Konar, A. Ferit; Ward, Michael D.
Corporate Author: Honeywell Inc Minneapolis Minn Systems And Research Div
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-04
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-123 Volume 3
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Prediction methods for Near Field Noise Environments of VTOL Aircraft

Author(s): L. C. Sutherland; D. Brown
Corporate Author: Wyle Laboratories
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-180
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A Technique for Measuring In-Plane Displacements By Holographic Interferometry

Author(s): Frank D. Adams; Richard R. Corwin
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-02
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-5
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Design Method for Fully Augmented Systems for Variable Flight Conditions

Author(s): VanDierendonck, Albert J.
Corporate Author: Honeywell, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-01
Report Number: AFFDL-TR-71-152
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Air Cushion Landing System CC-115 Aircraft

Author(s): A. V. Coles
Corporate Author: Bell Aerospace Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory (AFSC)
Date of Publication: 1972-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-4 Part I
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A Preliminary Design Analysis of a Multi-Channel Ejector Thrust Augmentation Concept with Oval or Rectangular Air Supply Ducts

Author(s): D. C. Wright, J. G. Allen, W. N. Meholick, G. R. Salter, R. Sahby and C. Tilyou
Corporate Author: Bell Aerospace Company
Laboratory: Aerospace Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 1972-05
Report Number: ARL 72-0062
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Air-Cushion Pressure During Stiff-Operation for Air-Cushion Landing Systems. Part II. Experiments.

Author(s): Han, Lit S.
Corporate Author: Ohio State Univ Research Foundation Columbus
Date of Publication: 1972-03
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-4 Part 2
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Conceptual Studies of Aerodynamic Glider-Decelerator Combinations for Heavy Loads

Author(s): Heinrich, Helmut G.; Saari, David P.
Corporate Author: Minnesota Univ Minneapolis Dept Of Aerospace Engineering And Mechanics
Date of Publication: 1972-05
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-6
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Application of Cold Plates to Electronic Equipment Cooling

Author(s): Feldmanis, Carl J.
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Lab Wright-Patterson AFB OH
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-11
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-128
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Thermanl Lensing in Infrared Laser Window Materials

Author(s): P. D. Gianino; J. R. Jasperse
Corporate Author: Solid State Sciences Laboratoryq
Date of Publication: 1972-03-23
Report Number: AFCRL 72-0202
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Research on Synthesis of High-Strength Aluminum Alloys

Author(s): Boyd,J. D. Drennen,D. C. Martin,C. J. Price,C. W. Thompson,D. S.
Corporate Author: Battelle Columbus Labs Ohio
Date of Publication: 1972-10-11
Report Number: AFML TR 72-199
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Manufacturing Methods for Rolling Very High Strength Superalloy Sheet

Author(s): Buzzanell, J. D. Black, H. L.
Corporate Author: Cyclops Corp Bridgeville PA Universal-Cyclops Specialty Steel Div
Date of Publication: 1972-07-25
Report Number: AFML TR 72-80
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Research on Metallurgical Synthesis

Author(s): Wilcox, B. A.; Hahn, G. T.; Jaffee, R. I.
Corporate Author: Battelle Columbus Div OH
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-12
Report Number: AFML TR 72-238
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Variable Diameter Rotor Study

Author(s): Arthur W. Linden, et al
Corporate Author: Sikorsky Aircraft
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-01
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-170
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Development of a Nondestructive Testing Technique to Determine Flaw Criticality

Author(s): C. E. Hartbower; C. F. Morais; W. G. Reuter, et al
Corporate Author: Aerojet Solid Propulsion Company
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-01
Report Number: AFML TR 71-218
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Studies Relating to the Structural Dynamic Behavior of Laminated Plates and Shells

Author(s): Stanley B. Dong
Corporate Author: School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of California Los Angeles
Laboratory: Office of Naval Research
Date of Publication: 1972-05
AD Number: AD0745336
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The Design of Stability Augmentation Systems for Decoupling Aircraft Responses

Author(s): Rhall E. Pope
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1972-06
Report Number: AFFDL TR 72-63
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