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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Analytical and Experimental Investigation of Coated Metal Fabric Expandable Structures for Aerospace Applications

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Goodyear Aerospace Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-11
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-542
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Investigation of a Close Tolerance Pyrotechnic Metallic Delay Element

Author(s): W. R. Peterson
Corporate Author: Frankford Arsenal
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-563
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Automatic Runway Profile Measuring Instrumentation And Runaway Properties. Part III: Base Surveys

Author(s): D. F. Turner
Corporate Author: Midwest Research Institute
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-470 Part III
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Pressure and Heat Transfer Measurements for Hypersonic Flows over Expansion Corners and Ahead of Ramps Part II: Mach 5 Pressure Data for Flows Ahead of Ramps: :Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Kaufman, Louis G.
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-679 Part 2
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Study of a Servo Actuator Design and Test and Fabrication of an Experimental Model

Author(s): R. T. Banfield; T. Caywood
Corporate Author: Hydraulic Research and Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-620
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The Statistical Properties of Signals and Measurements of Simple Manual Control Systems

Author(s): Jerome I. Elkind; D. Lucille Darley
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-85
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Pressure Distributions and Oil Film Photographs for Mach 5 Flows Past Fins Mounted on a Flat Plate: Part of an Investigation of Hypersonic Flow Separation and Control Characteristics

Author(s): Louis G. Kaufman
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-755
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Research and Study of Analytical Techniques for Predicting Reliability of Flight-Control Systems

Author(s): L.H. Stember; D. G. Mark; R. E. Mesloh; A. A. Putnam
Corporate Author: Battelle Memorial Institute
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-06
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-287
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Demonstration of the Application of Majority Logic for Increased Reliability in Automatic Flight Control Systems

Author(s): R. M. Derby; J. J. Fleck
Corporate Author: General Electric Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-07
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-275
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A Measurement of the Static Aeroelastic Deformation and Loading of a Wing in Supersonic Flow

Author(s): F. H Durgin; C. J. Bartlett
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-09
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-366
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Altimeter Display Study Part I. Summary and Review of Data Requirements

Author(s): W. G. Matheny
Corporate Author: Bell Helicopter Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-621 Part 1
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Altimeter Display Study Part II. Handbook for Static Testing of Altimeters

Author(s): C. B. Elam; W. G. Matheny; D. A. Schum
Corporate Author: Bell Helicopter Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-622 Part 2
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Altimeter Display Study Part III. Summary of Experimental Testing

Author(s): C. B. Elam; W. G. Matheny; D. A. Schum
Corporate Author: Bell Helicopter Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-623 Part 3
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The Effect of Surface Perturbations on the Pressure Distributions About Blunt Two-Dimensional Bodies at High Mach Numbers

Author(s): Coleman duP. Donaldson, Roger D. Sullivan and Wallace D. Hayes
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Research Associates of Princeton, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-17
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Preliminary Design Considerations for a V/STOL Wind Tunnel

Author(s): Marcus P. Knowlton
Corporate Author: Princeton University
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1965-01
Report Number: FDL TDR 64-146
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Empirical Correlation of Excitation Environment and Structural Parameters with Flight Vehicle Vibration Response

Author(s): R. W. White; D. J. Bozich; K. M. Eldred
Corporate Author: Northrup Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-12
Report Number: AFFDL TR 64-160
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Extension of Linear Constant-Coefficient Analysis Methods to Time-Varying Systems

Author(s): Walter A. Johnson; Duane T. McRuer; Anil V. Phatak
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-09
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4178
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Digital Adaptive Flight Control System Phase II

Author(s): Dr. R. E. Andeen and P. P. Shipley
Corporate Author: Sperry Phoenix Company
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-854
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Pressure Measurements For Mach Five Flows Over Winged Re-Entry Configurations With Aerodynamic Controls. Part I. Blunt Cabin Configuration

Author(s): Kaufman,Louis G., II
Corporate Author: Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp Bethpage N Y
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-02
Report Number: RTD TDR 63-4179 Part 1
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Investigation of a Method for the Prediction of Vibratory Response and Stress in Typical Flight Vehicle Structure: Supplement I - Dynamic Modeling of Complex Structures

Author(s): W. H. Roberts and P. E. Finwall
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1964-04
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-801 Supplement I
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A Rational Method for Predicting Alighting Gear Dynamic Loads: Volume II: Examples

Author(s): T. R. Ferguson, J. Mollick and W. W. Kitts
Corporate Author: Chance Vought Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-555 Volume II
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A Rational Method for Predicting Alighting Gear Dynamic Loads: Volume I: General Methods

Author(s): T. R. Ferguson, J. Mollick and W. W. Kitts
Corporate Author: Chance Vought Corporation
Laboratory: AF Flight Dynamics Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-12
Report Number: ASD TDR 62-555 Volume I
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