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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The Light Plane as a Pre-Primary Selection and Training Device: II. Analysis of Training Data

Author(s): Everett L. Sutter, John C. Townsend, and George N. Ornstein, 2nd Lt, USAF
Corporate Author: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-08
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-35
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Evaluation of a Contact Flight Simulator When Used in an Air Force Primary Pilot Training Program: Part I. Over-All Effectiveness

Author(s): Ralph E. Flexman, John C. Townsend, and George N. Ornstein, 2nd Lt, USAF
Corporate Author: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-38
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Some Considerations in Deciding About the Complexity of Flight Simulators

Author(s): A. C. Williams, Jr. and Marvin Adelson
Corporate Author: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-106
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Performance of Student Pilots Flying the T-6 Aircraft in Primary Pilot Training

Author(s): Robert Houston, James Smith, Capt, USAF, and Ralph E. Flexman
Corporate Author: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-109
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Evaluation of a Contact Flight Simulator When Used in an Air Force Primary Pilot Training Program: Part II. Effectiveness of Training on Component Skills

Author(s): George N. Ornstein, 1st Lt, USAF, Irwin A. Nichols, Capt, USAF, and Ralph E. Flexman
Corporate Author: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-110
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The Development of a Measure of Pilot Instructor Proficiency Based on the Critical Requirements of the Instructor's Job

Author(s): Richard L. Krumm
Corporate Author: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-111
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Suggested Ways of Improving Instruction in the Primary Pilot Training Program

Author(s): John C. Townsend and Ralph E. Flexman
Corporate Author: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Laboratory: Basic Pilot Research Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: AFPTRC TR 54-126
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