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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22 reports

Vol. I Proceedings of the Radome Symposium


Corporate Author: Ohio State University
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1955-06
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Preliminary Investigation Of Hyper Environments And Methods Of Simulation. Part II: Simulation Methods

Author(s): Di Taranto, R. A.
Corporate Author: Defense Electronic Products, Radio Corporation Of America
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1957-11
Report Number: WADC TR 57-456 Part 2
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Preliminary Investigation Of Hyper Environments And Methods Of Simulation. Part III: Proposed Hyper Environmental Facility

Author(s): Di Taranto, R. A.
Corporate Author: Defense Electronic Products, Radio Corporation Of America
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-01
Report Number: WADC TR 57-456 Part 3
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Drag Due to Lift of a Not-So-Slender Configuration - Applicaion of Theory

Author(s): Vidal, Robert J.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Inc.
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-03
Report Number: WADC TR 57-316 Part 2
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Whole Panel Study And Development: Summary Report 1957-1958


Corporate Author: The Advance Engineering Division Lear, Incorporated
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1959-03
Report Number: WADC TR 58-447
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Preliminary Investigation Of Hyper Environments And Methods Of Simulation. Part I: Natural And Induced Environments Above 75,000 Feet

Author(s): Di Taranto, R. A.
Corporate Author: Radio Corporation Of America
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1957-07
Report Number: WADC TR 57-456 Part 1
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Methods of Flight Vehicle Noise Prediction

Author(s): Franken, Peter A.
Corporate Author: Bolt Beranek and Newman Inc.
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-11
Report Number: WADC TR 58-343
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Spacing Of On-Off Controls. 1: Push Buttons

Author(s): Bradley, James V.
Corporate Author: Aero Medical Laboratory; Antioch College
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-04
Report Number: WADC TR 58-2
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Measured Visual Acuity As A Function Of Phenomenal Size

Author(s): Alluisi, Earl A.
Corporate Author: Laboratory Of Aviation Psychology, Ohio State University
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1955-10
Report Number: WADC TR 55-384
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Factors affecting legibility of digits

Author(s): Schapiro, H. B.
Corporate Author: Rochester University
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-06
Report Number: WADC TR 52-127
AD Number: AD0001117
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Investigation Of Pressure Surges In Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

Author(s): Housel, E. A.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1952-03
Report Number: WADC TR 52-37
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Design Manual For Thermal Anti-icing Systems

Author(s): Sogin, Harold H.
Corporate Author: Illinois Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1954-12
Report Number: WADC TR 54-313
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Cooling And Materials Investigation For Aircraft Generators

Author(s): Kusto, A.
Corporate Author: Servomechanisms Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-305
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Stress Relaxation In Structural Materials

Author(s): Freudenthal, Alfred M.
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-10
Report Number: WADC TR 58-168
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Electronic Equipment Pressurization Systems Study

Author(s): Watson, Charles L.
Corporate Author: Research, Incorporated
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-661
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Electronic Designer's Shock And Vibration Guide For Airborne Applications

Author(s): Barbiere, Robert E.
Corporate Author: RCA Service Company, A Division Of Radio Corporation Of America, Camden, New Jersey
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: WADC TR 58-363
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Aircraft Fire Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

Author(s): Hackney, Donald I.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1957-06
Report Number: WADC TR 57-312
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Evaluation of a variation in glass composition of glass fibers for plastic laminates

Author(s): Peterson, G. P.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1957-10
Report Number: WADC TR 57-352
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Effect Of Water Immersion On Human Tolerance To Forward And Backward Acceleration

Author(s): Bondurant, Stuart
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-07
Report Number: WADC TR 58-290
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Linear Polymers Conatining The triazine Nucleus

Author(s): Reimschuessel, Herbert K.
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1959-10
Report Number: WADC TR 59-453
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Research On The Flammability Characteristics Of Aircraft Hydraulic Fluids

Author(s): Zabetakis, Michael G.
Corporate Author: Untied States Department Of The Interior Bureau Of Mines
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-05
Report Number: WADC TR 57-151 Supplement 1
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Development of Interim Wind, Wind Shear, and Gust Design Criteria for Vertically-Rising Vehicles

Author(s): Hobbs, Norman P.
Corporate Author: Avidyne Research, Inc.
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1959-07
Report Number: WADC TR 59-504
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