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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22 reports

Environmental and Operating Requirements for Fire Extinguishing Systems on Advanced Aircraft

Author(s): J. D. McClure; R. J. Springer
Corporate Author: General Dynamics
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1974
Report Number: AFAPL TR 73-122
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Systems Effectiveness Analyzer

Author(s): W. T. Polak; J. C. Robertson; L. S. Yuan
Corporate Author: Raytheon Company
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 2/1/1974
Report Number: AMRL TR 73-113
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Computer Simulation of RPV Flight Characteristics

Author(s): Dixon Cleveland; Roger L. Barron; Milford R. Derrick
Corporate Author: Adaptonics, Inc.
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratories
Date of Publication: 3/1/1974
Report Number: AMRL TR 73-119
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Drag Measurements of Upswept Afterbodies and Analytical Study on Axisymmetric Separation

Author(s): Mansop Hahn; Gunter W. Brune; Paul E. Rubbert; T. C. Nark
Corporate Author: Boeing Airplane Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-153
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Leeside Flow Field Description Over Cones at Large Incidence

Author(s): Victor Zakkay; Constatino Economos; Edgar Alzner
Corporate Author: Advanced Technology Laboratories, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-19
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The Flight Investigation and Analysis of Longitudinal Handling Qualities of STOL Aircraft on Landing Approach

Author(s): K-H. Doetsch, Jr.; D. W. Laurie-Lean
Corporate Author: National Research Council of Canada
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-18
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A Two-Phase Investigation of Longitudinal Flying Qualities for Fighters

Author(s): Edward M. Boothe; Robert T. N. Chen; Charles R. Chalk
Corporate Author: Calspan Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-9
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An Approximate Solution of Unsteady Transonic Flow Problems

Author(s): K. R. Kimble; J. M. Wu
Corporate Author: University of Tennessee Space Institute
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-32
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The Response of Aircraft Encountering Aircraft Wake Turbulence

Author(s): Robert C. Nelson
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-29
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An Analytic and Experimental Investigation of the Wakes Behind Flapped and Unflapped Wings

Author(s): Alan J. Bilanin; Coleman duP. Donaldson; Richard S. Snedeker
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Associates of Princeton, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-90
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Final Report on Program to Improve MIL-F-83300

Author(s): Charles R. Chalk; Robert C. Radford; Richard Wasserman
Corporate Author: Calspan Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-54
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Program Summary for Control Configured Vehicle Concepts Applied to Fighter Aircraft

Author(s): Dwight Bennet, et al
Corporate Author: McDonnel Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-51
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Review of Methods of Solution of Afterbody/Exhaust Nozzle Flow Fields

Author(s): Wladimiro Calarese
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-108
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The Numerical Solution of the Asymptotic Equations of Trailing Edge Flow

Author(s): Charles E. Jobe
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-46
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Analysis and Simulation of Variable Throttle/Energy Management Concepts for Fighter Aircraft

Author(s): G. G. Grose; R. J. Landy; R. G. Marsh; R. D. Turner
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-138
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Acoustic Fatigue of Aircraft Structures at Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Cecil W. Schneider
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-155 Part 1
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Acoustic Fatigue of Aircraft Structures at Elevated Temperatures

Author(s): Cecil W. Schneider
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 73-155 Part 2
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Analytical Study of Ventilated Wind Tunnel Boundary Interference on V/STOL Models Including Wake Curvature and Decay Effects

Author(s): E. M. Kraft
Corporate Author: ARO, Inc.
Laboratory: Propulsion Wind Tunnel Facility
Date of Publication: 11/1/1974
Report Number: AEDC TR 74-51
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Community Noise Exposure Resulting from Aircraft Operations: Computer Program Description

Author(s): Richard D. Horonjeff, Rao R. Kandukuri and Nicolaas H. Reddingius
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman, Incorporated
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1974
Report Number: AMRL TR 73-109
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Community Noise Exposure Resulting from Aircraft Operations: Technical Review

Author(s): William J. Galloway
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman, Incorporated
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1974
Report Number: AMRL TR 73-106
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Community Noise Exposure Resulting from Aircraft Operations: Application Guide for Predictive Procedure

Author(s): Dwight E. Bishop
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Incorporated
Laboratory: Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1974
Report Number: AMRL TR 73-105
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Laboratory Tests of an Air Cushion Recovery System for the Jindivik Aircraft

Author(s): John C. Vaughan, III, James T. Steiger, David J. Pool, Shade Campbell
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1974
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-64
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