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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15 reports

Pilot Rating Techniques for the Estimation and Evaluation of Handling Qualities

Author(s): John H. McDonnell
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1968
Report Number: AFFDL TR 68-76
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Crack Propogation in Aluminum Alloy Sheet Materials Under Flight-Simulation Loading

Author(s): Schijve, J.; Jacobs, F. A.; Tromp, P. J.
Corporate Author: National Aerospace Laborator, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 9/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-50
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Analysis Of Shallow Shells By The Method Of Point Matching

Author(s): Leissa, Arthur W.; Kadi, Adel S.
Corporate Author: Ohio State Univ Research Foundation Columbus
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-71
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Low Altitude Atmospheric Turbulence Lo-Locat hase III Interim Report: Volume II. Instrumentation and Data Processing Details, Gust Velocity Data, and Test Log

Author(s): Monson, K. R.; Jones, G. W.; Mielke, R. H., et al.
Corporate Author: Boeing Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-63 Volume 2
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Wind Tunnel Tests of a Free-Wing Tilt-Propeller V/STOL Airplane Model

Author(s): T. Strand; E. S. Levinsky
Corporate Author: Air Vehicle Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-80
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F-105F Transonic Buffet Study and Effect of Maneuvering Flaps

Author(s): Milton Margolin; Jung G. Chung
Corporate Author: Fairchild Hiller Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 7/1/1969
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-37
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A Flight Investigation of Lateral-Directional Handling Qualities for V/STOL Aircraft in Low Speed Maneuvering Flight

Author(s): K-H. Doetsch; D. G. Gould; D. M. McGregor
Corporate Author: National Aeronautical Establishment, Canada
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 69-41
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In-Flight Investigation of Lateral-Directional Dynamics for the Landing Approach

Author(s): Hall, G. Warren; Boothe, Edward M.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory Inc., Buffalo, New York
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 10/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-145
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The "Paper Pilot" - A Digital Computer Program to Predict Pilot Rating for the Hover Task

Author(s): James D. Dillow
Corporate Author: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1971
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-40
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Investigation of Measuring System Requirements for Instrument Low Visibility Approach

Author(s): Dunstan Graham; Warren F. Clement; Lee Gregor Hofmann
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1971
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-102
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A Design Procedure and Handling-Quality Criteria for Lateral-Directional Flight Control Systems

Author(s): Gunter Stein; Allen H. Henke
Corporate Author: Honeywell, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1971
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-152
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A Wind Tunnel Investigation of Jets Exhausting into a Crossflow

Author(s): L. B. Fricke; P/ T. Wooler; H. Ziegler
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1970
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-154 Volume 3
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Survivable Flight Control System Interim Report No. 1 Studies, Analyses, and Approach: Supplement for Control Law Development Studies

Author(s): Robert L. Kisslinger; George J. Vetsch
Corporate Author: McDonnell Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 5/1/1971
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-20 Supplement 2
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Preliminary Handling Qualities Requirements for Lifting Re-Entry Vehicles During Terminal Flight

Author(s): Dante A. Di Franco; John F. Mitchell
Corporate Author: Corenell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 8/1/1971
Report Number: AFFDL TR 71-64
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Airplane Flying Characteristics in Turbulence

Author(s): E. D. Onstott; E. P. Salmon
Corporate Author: Northrop Corporation
Laboratory: Air Force Flight Dynamics Laboartory
Date of Publication: 2/1/1971
Report Number: AFFDL TR 70-143
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