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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19 reports

Background Information and User Guide for MIL-F-9490D

Author(s): James L. Townsend; Eugene T. Raymond
Corporate Author: Boeing Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-116
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Flight Investigation of Fighter Side-Stick Force-Deflection Characteristics

Author(s): G. Warren Hall; Roger E. Smith
Corporate Author: Calspan Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-39
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The Effects of Mass Transfer and Angle of Attack on Hypersonic Turbulent Boundary Layer Characteristics

Author(s): A. L. Laganelli; R. P. Fogaroli; A. Martellucci
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-35
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The Effects of Stability Augmentation on the Gust Response of a STOL Aircraft During a Curved Manual Approach

Author(s): Milton B. Porter
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 6/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-63
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Low Visibility Landing Pilot Modeling Experiment and Data, Phase II

Author(s): R. Gressang
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-57
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Human factors Evaluation of Several Control System Configurations Including Work Load Sharing with Force Wheel Steering During Approach and Flare

Author(s): Mark S. Crabtree
Corporate Author: Systems Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 4/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-43
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Experimental and Theoretical Control Surface Characteristics on Low Aspect Ratio Delta Wing Vehicles at Subsonic Mach Numbers

Author(s): Peter R. Gord
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-90
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All Digital Simulation for Manned Flight in Turbulence

Author(s): Joseph J. Pollard
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-82
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Small Disturbance Transonic Flows About Oscillating Airfoils and Planar Wings

Author(s): R. M. Traci; E. D. Albano; J. L. Farr, Jr.
Corporate Author: Science Applications, Incorporated
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-100
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Evaluation of the Flying Qualities Requirements of MIL-F-8785B(ASG) Using the C-5A Airplane

Author(s): Charles L. Silvers; Clifton C. Withers
Corporate Author: Lockheed-Georgia Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/20/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-3
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Further Investigations of the Near Field Trailing Vorticity Behind a STOL Aircraft

Author(s): Lawrence J. Mertaugh; Krishna Devarayalu
Corporate Author: Mississippi State University
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-132
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Application of Differential Games to Air-to-Air Combat Problems

Author(s): L. Earl Miller
Corporate Author: High Speed Aero Perfomance Branch
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-47
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Summary of Ignition Properties of Jet Fuels and Other Aircraft Combustible Fluids

Author(s): Joseph M. Kutcha
Corporate Author: Bureau of Mines
Date of Publication: 9/1/1975
Report Number: AFAPL TR 75-70
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Dot Matrix Display Symbology Study

Author(s): R. J. Vanderkolk; J. A. Herman; M. L. Hershberger
Corporate Author: Hughes Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-72
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Sonic Fatigue Design Guide for Military Aircraft

Author(s): F. F. Rudder Jr.; H. E. Plublee Jr.
Corporate Author: Acoustic & Vibration Associates
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 74-112
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Tests of the Bell Aerospace LA-4 ACLS Fitted with Suction Braking and Predictions for Other Aircraft

Author(s): T. D. Earl; C. L. Stauffer; C. E. Satterlee
Corporate Author: Bell Aerospace Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 11/1/1975
Report Number: AFFDL TR 75-135
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Propeller Acoustics Research (Isolated Airfoil Noise)

Author(s): Craig A. Lyon, Paul A. Shahady and William C. Elrod
Laboratory: Air Force Aero Propulsion Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1975
Report Number: AFAPL TR 75-78
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The Effectiveness of the Use of an Aerodynamic Lift with Descent in the Atmosphere of Mars

Author(s): N. M. Ivanov and A. I. Martynov
Corporate Author: Foreign Technology Division
Laboratory: Foreign Technology Division
Date of Publication: 2/19/1975
Report Number: FTD-MT-24-0331-75
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A Stress Intensity Factor Calibration for Corner Flaws at an Open Hole

Author(s): Johnny R. Snow
Corporate Author: Metals and Behavior Branch, Metals and Ceramics Division
Laboratory: Air Force Materials Laboratory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1975
Report Number: AFML-TR-74-282
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