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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18 reports

Development Of A Final Stage Recovery System For A 10,000 Pound Weight

Author(s): Gimalouski, Edward A.
Corporate Author: Pioneer Parachute Co Inc Manchester CT
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: WADC TR 59-109
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A Study Of Design And Materials For Development Of Low Cost Aerial Delivery Parachutes


Corporate Author: Cook Research Laboratories, A Division Of Cook Electric Company, Chicago, Illinois
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-09
Report Number: WADC TR 59-385
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Drag Parachute Retracting System


Corporate Author: Van Zelm Associates, Inc
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 57-57
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Equipment Cooling Systems For Aircraft

Author(s): Larson, V. H.
Corporate Author: Research, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-353
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Performance Of Trailing Aerodynamic Decelerators At High Dynamic Pressures: Part III Wind Tunnel Testing Of Rigid And Flexible Parachute Models

Author(s): Engstrom, B. A.
Corporate Author: Cook Research Laboratories
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-01
Report Number: WADC TR 58-284 Part 3
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Sequential Extraction Of Multiple Heavy Droploads For C-133A Aircraft

Author(s): Bell, W. T.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-09
Report Number: WADC TR 57-78
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Model Tests And Studies Of The Problems Of Dynamic Tensions In Aircraft-Arresting Gear Cables

Author(s): Sasaki, Frank T.
Corporate Author: American Machine & Foundry Company Mechanics Research Division
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-10
Report Number: WADC TR 59-495
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Evaluation of Hyge Shock Tester

Author(s): Earls, David L.
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-02
Report Number: WADC TN 58-50
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Design Study Of An Aircraft Cargo-handling System

Author(s): Broman, K. V.
Corporate Author: Douglas Aircraft Company, Inc.
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-05
Report Number: WADC TR 57-145
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Transistorized Four-segment Commutator For Direct-current Machine

Author(s): Schwartz, Frederick L.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-02
Report Number: WADC TR 59-682
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An Analytical Approach To The Alleviation Of Dynamic Stresses In Aircraft Arresting Gear Cables

Author(s): Neidhardt, Glen L.
Corporate Author: American Machine & Foundry Company
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-05
Report Number: WADC TR 58-217
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Study Of Parachute Opening, Part II

Author(s): Foote, J. R.
Corporate Author: University Of Oklahoma Norman
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-253 Part 2
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The Response of Mechanical Systems to Random Vibration as Determined by Analog Computer

Author(s): McIntosh, Virgil Clinton
Corporate Author: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-02
Report Number: WADC TN 59-193
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Study of Hypersonic Aerodynamic Decelerators Incorporating Lift

Author(s): Hill, Jaques A. F.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology Naval Supersonic Laboratory
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-03
Report Number: WADD TR 60-706
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Analytical And Experimental Considerations Of The Velocity Distribution In The Wake Of A Body Of Revolution

Author(s): Heinrich, Helmut G.
Corporate Author: Department of Aeronautical Engineering University of Minnesota
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-12
Report Number: WADD TR 60-257
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Transistorized Two-segment Commutator For A Direct-current Machine

Author(s): Eisenlohr, Dieter Moritz Paul
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-02
Report Number: WADC TR 59-683
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Summary Report: Study Of Electrical Energy Conversion Systems For Future Aircraft

Author(s): Woodson, H. H.
Corporate Author: Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-02
Report Number: WADD TR 60-148
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Comparison Of Relative Costs Of Thermal Analysis Methods For Hypersonic Vehicle Compartments

Author(s): Malcolm, John R.
Corporate Author: Boeing Airplane Company
Laboratory: Aeronautical Accessories Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1961-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-768
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