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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Model Tests And Studies Of The Problems Of Dynamic Tensions In Aircraft-Arresting Gear Cables

Author(s): Frank T.Sasaki; Norman F.Eslinger; Glen L.Neidhardt
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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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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Performance Of Trailing Aerodynamic Decelerators At High Dynamic Pressures: Part III Wind Tunnel Testing Of Rigid And Flexible Parachute Models

Author(s): B. A. Engstrom; R. A. Meyer
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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Analytical And Experimental Considerations Of The Velocity Distribution In The Wake Of A Body Of Revolution

Author(s): Helmut G. Heinrich; Toma Riabokin
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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