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

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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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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Measured Visual Acuity As A Function Of Phenomenal Size

Author(s): Earl A. Alluisi
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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Design Manual For Thermal Anti-icing Systems

Author(s): Harold H. Sogin
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): A. Kusto, P. N. Hjertberg, And Others
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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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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Aircraft Fire Resistant Hydraulic Fluids

Author(s): Donald I.Hackney; John A. King; Robert A. Green; Joseph E. O'Bryan; George A. Schaffer
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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Preliminary Investigation Of Hyper Environments And Methods Of Simulation. Part I: Natural And Induced Environments Above 75,000 Feet

Author(s): R. A. Di Taranto & J. J. Lamb
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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Evaluation of a variation in glass composition of glass fibers for plastic laminates

Author(s): G. P. Peterson
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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Preliminary Investigation Of Hyper Environments And Methods Of Simulation. Part II: Simulation Methods

Author(s): R. A. Di Taranto & J. J. Lamb
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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Spacing Of On-Off Controls. 1: Push Buttons

Author(s): James V. Bradley; Ronald A. Wallis
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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Research On The Flammability Characteristics Of Aircraft Hydraulic Fluids

Author(s): Michael G. Zabetakis, Agnes C. Imhof, Frank W. Lang
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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Electronic Equipment Pressurization Systems Study

Author(s): Charles L. Watson, James E. O'Neil
Corporate Author: Research, Incorporated
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-01
Report Number: WADC TR 56-661
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Preliminary Investigation Of Hyper Environments And Methods Of Simulation. Part III: Proposed Hyper Environmental Facility

Author(s): R. A. Di Taranto & J. J. Lamb
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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Methods of Flight Vehicle Noise Prediction

Author(s): Peter A. Franken, Edward M. Kerwin, Jr.
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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Stress Relaxation In Structural Materials

Author(s): Alfred M. Freudenthal
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-10
Report Number: WADC TR 58-168
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Effect Of Water Immersion On Human Tolerance To Forward And Backward Acceleration

Author(s): Stuart Bondurant; William G. Blanchard; Neville P. Clarke; Frankin Moore
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 1958-07
Report Number: WADC TR 58-290
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Electronic Designer's Shock And Vibration Guide For Airborne Applications

Author(s): Robert E. Barbiere; Wayne Hall
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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Drag Due to Lift of a Not-So-Slender Configuration - Applicaion of Theory

Author(s): Robert J. Vidal
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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Linear Polymers Conatining The triazine Nucleus

Author(s): Herbert K. Reimschuessel, Edward Hagerman, Alan M. Lovelace
Corporate Author: Wright Air Development Center
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 10/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-453
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Development of Interim Wind, Wind Shear, and Gust Design Criteria for Vertically-Rising Vehicles

Author(s): Norman P. Hobbs; Emanuel S. Criscione; Luciano L. Mazzola; Guido J. Frassinelli
Corporate Author: Avidyne Research, Inc.
Laboratory: Wright Air Development Center
Date of Publication: 7/1/1959
Report Number: WADC TR 59-504
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