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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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Development History Of Bromochloromethane (CB)

Author(s): Raymond R. Stasiak
Corporate Author: Equipment Laboratory
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 53-279
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Water-mist Separation In Cabin Air-conditioning Systems

Author(s): Siegfried Hasinger
Corporate Author: Equipment Laboratory
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-324
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Noise Reduction In Aircraft Air conditioning Systems

Author(s): G. L. Bonvallat And Henry B. Karplus
Corporate Author: Armour Research Foundation
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-12
Report Number: WADC TR 53-522
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Defrosting of High Performance Fighter Aircraft

Author(s): E. M. Knoernschild; L. V. Larson
Corporate Author: Equipment Laboratory
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 12/1/1950
Report Number: AF TR 6118
AD Number:
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Infra-Red Heating for Anti-Icing, De-Icing, and Defrosting of Aircraft Transparent Areas.

Author(s): S. H. Hasinger; L. V. Larson
Corporate Author: Equipment Laboratory
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 3/1/1950
Report Number: AF TR 6113
AD Number: ADB954424
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A Study To Establish A Parachute Research And Development Program, Volume 2. Summary And Analysis Of Existing Knowledge

Author(s): C. R. Jacobsen; E. G. Ewing; C. D. Hartman; R. G. Peterson; H. W. Bixby; W. Aron; L. N. Christian; J. W. Dauncy; J. W. Mccarty
Corporate Author: Radioplane Company
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-08
Report Number: WADC TR 53-78 Volume 2
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Devices For Measurement Of Rotor Hot-Spot Temperatures Of Aircraft Generators By Means Of Thermocouples

Author(s): J. R. Barnum; O. E. Buxton; J. M. Nau; W. Robinson
Corporate Author: The Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-11
Report Number: WADC TR 53-485
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A Study of Heat Requirements for Anti-icing Radome Shapes with Dry and Wet Surfaces

Author(s): W. L. Torgeson, A. E. Abramson
Corporate Author: Research, Inc.
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1953-09
Report Number: WADC TR 53-284
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Cabin-Air-Conditioning and Wing Anti-Icing Temperature Control

Author(s): Donald K. Schaeve
Corporate Author: Barber-Colman Co.
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-07
Report Number: WADC TR 54-410
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A Study Of The Operation And Test Procedures For The Parachute Whirl Tower Volume II. Operation And Lubrication Procedure For The Whirl Tower

Author(s): W. P. Clodfelter; R. F. Maclean; Kuno Foelsch
Corporate Author: Radioplane Company
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-536 Volume 2
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Unconventional Electrical Power Sources

Author(s): Attie L. Betts; Paul A. Mccollum
Corporate Author: Oklahoma Institute Of Technology, Oklahoma A And M College
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-409
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Study On A-C Generating Machine Charcteristics For Aircraft Electric Sytems

Author(s): Herman J. Braun; Homer B. James; Raymond P. Judkins; Richard E. Klokow; Charles F. Yohe
Corporate Author: Aviation Enigneering Dept., Westinghouse Electric Corporation
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-557
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Study of Limited-type Ice Removal and Prevention Systems (Mechanical Phase)

Author(s): H. C. Johnson, E. G. Johnson
Corporate Author: Research, Incorporated
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-04
Report Number: WADC TR 55-262
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Equipment Cooling Systems For Aircraft. Part 3: Cooling Systems Evaluation

Author(s): R. H. Zimmerman, W. Robinson, K. G. Hornung, W. E. Krauss
Corporate Author: Dept. Of Mechanical Engineering, Ohio State University
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-359 Part 3
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Equipment Cooling Systems For Aircraft. Part 2. Aircraft Penalty Methods and System Components Characteristics

Author(s): R. H. Zimmerman
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-359 Part 2
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Equipment Cooling Systems For Aircraft

Author(s): R. H. Zimmerman, W. Robinson
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-09
Report Number: WADC TR 54-359 Part 1
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Semitrailer Mounted Oxygen or Nitrogen Generating and Charging Plant. Part I. Design Study.

Author(s): H. W. Farrow
Corporate Author: Air Products, Incorporated
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1954-01
Report Number: WADC TR 54-19 Part 1
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Study of Supersonic Radial Compressors for Refrigeration and Pressurization Systems

Author(s): J. E. Coppage; F. Dallenbach; H. P. Eichenberger; G. E. Hlavaka; E. M. Knoernschild; N. Van Le
Corporate Author: Airesearch Manufacturing Company
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-257
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Artificial Cabin Atmosphere Systems for High Altitude Aircraft

Author(s): Charles E. Dryden; Lit-Sien Han; Fred. A. Hitchcock; Richard Zimmerman
Corporate Author: Ohio State University Research Foundation
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 55-353
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Engineering Study Of Air Conditioning Load Requirements For Aircraft Compartments

Author(s): W. L. Torgeson, H. C. Johnson And N. B. Wright, Jr.
Corporate Author: Research, Incorporated
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-254
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United States Air Force Parachute Handbook

Author(s): None Given
Corporate Author: Parachute Branch Equipment Laboratory Directorat Of Development
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 55-265
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Semitrailer Mounted Oxygen Of Nitrogen Generating And Charging Plant. Part II: Final Report

Author(s): S. L. Feldhan
Corporate Author: Air Products, Inc.
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 54-19 Part 2
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Study Of Explosive Vapor Detection

Author(s): Thomas M. Shaw, Frank K. Truby, Wilbur R. Wood
Corporate Author: Southwest Research Institute
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-293
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Static Line, Type T-10 Troop Personnel Parachute - Aerial, Dynamic, and Static Tests

Author(s): Rudi J. Berndt; Herman Engel, Jr.
Corporate Author: Equipment Laboratory
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-07
Report Number: WADC TN 55-364
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Survey Of Fundamental Knowledge Of Mechanisms Of Action Of Flame-extinguishing Agents

Author(s): Raymond Friedman, Joseph B. Levy
Corporate Author: Atlantic Research Corporation
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-568
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Investigation Of Materials For Electrical Thermal Cyclic De-icing Pads

Author(s): Paul R. Ginnings, Arthur L. Stube, Frank A. Jeffries
Corporate Author: Goodyear Tire And Rubber Company
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-04
Report Number: WADC TR 57-41
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The Design and the Performance Calculation of Ejectors and Aspirators

Author(s): E. M. Knoernschild
Corporate Author: Equipment Laboratory
Laboratory: Equipment Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1951-04
Report Number: AF TR 6673
AD Number: AD0001184
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