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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28 reports

A Development of the Longitudinal Dynamic Equations of Motion of an Aircraft at the Absolute Ceiling

Author(s): Robinson, Alfred C.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-05
Report Number: WADC TR 55-210
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Study And Development Of Magnetic Amplifier Controlled Servo Systems. Part I. The Theory Of control Of Magnetic Amplifier

Author(s): Barker, Richard Clark
Corporate Author: Yale Univesity
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-199 Part 1
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Handbook Of Instructions For Experimentally Determining The Moments Of Inertia And Product O Finertia Of Aircraft By The Spring Oscillation Method

Author(s): Woodward, Claude R.
Corporate Author: Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 55-415
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Study And Development Of Magnetic Amplifier Controlled Servo Systems. Part II. Superimposed Magnetization In Materials With Rectangular Hysteresis Loops

Author(s): Wakeman, Charles B.
Corporate Author: Yale University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1955-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-199 Part 2
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The Air Force Program For Improved Flight Instrumentation

Author(s): Wright, Lawrence C.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-11
Report Number: WADC TR 56-582
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The Effects Of Engine Angular Momentum On An Airplane's Longitudinal And Lateral-Directional Dynamic Stability

Author(s): Paiewonsky, Bernard H.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-225
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Magnetic Servo Amplifliers For Flight Control Systems

Author(s): Frank, Max
Corporate Author: Wayne Engineering Research Institute, Wayne University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 56-271
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Methods For Estimating Aeroelastic Effects On Subsonic Lateral-directional Stability Derivitives Of Aircraft

Author(s): Cahen, George L.
Corporate Author: Glenn L. Martin Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-10
Report Number: WADC TR 56-345
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The Effects Of Structural Elasticity On Aircraft Control Systems

Author(s): Howard, Vincent W.
Corporate Author: Aeroelastic And Structures Research Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-06
Report Number: WADC TR 56-166
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Study And Development Of Magnetic Amplifier Controlled Servo Systems. Part III. The Coordinated Design Of Magnetic Amplifiers And Motors

Author(s): Perrins, Allen R.
Corporate Author: Yale University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-05
Report Number: WADC TR 56-199 Part 3
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Study And Development Of Magnetic Amplifier Controlled Servo Systems. Part IV. Diverse Topics: Magnetic Frequency Multipliers, Two Phase Servo, Relay Servo, Input Circuits, Coupling Networks

Author(s): Barker, R. C.
Corporate Author: Yale University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-09
Report Number: WADC TR 56-199 Part 4
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Study And Development Of Magnetic Amplifier Controlled Servo Systems. Part V. Summary And Recommendations

Author(s): Barker, Richard Clark
Corporate Author: Yale University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-12
Report Number: WADC TR 56-199 Part 5
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Simulation Study Of Control Of An Aircraft At Or Near The Absolute Ceiling

Author(s): Robinson, Alfred C.
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1956-03
Report Number: WADC TR 56-39
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Summary Of Component Failure Rate And weighting Function Data And Their Use In Systems Preliminary Design

Author(s): Johnston, Donald E.
Corporate Author: Control Specialists Division, Kelsey-Hayes
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-668
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Boundary Layer Control Applied To Tail Surfaces Of A Aircraft . Part II: Final Report

Author(s): Gersten, W. M.
Corporate Author: Cessna Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-741 Part 2
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Boundary Layer Control Applied To Tail Surfaces Of Aircraft . Part I: Wind Tunnel Report

Author(s): Leisher, L. L.
Corporate Author: Cessna Aircraft Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-12
Report Number: WADC TR 57-741 Part 1
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Study To Determine An Automatic Flight Control Configuration To Provide A Stability Augmentation Capability For High Performance Supersonic Aircraft

Author(s): Van Meter, J. T.
Corporate Author: Minneapolis-Honeywell Regulator Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1957-06
Report Number: WADC TR 57-349
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A Study Of Angle-of-attack Angle-of-sideslip Pitot-static Probes

Author(s): Smetana, Frederick O.
Corporate Author: University Of Southern California
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-01
Report Number: WADC TR 57-234
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An Analytical Study Of The Dynamics Of Spinning Aircraft. Part 1. Flight Test Data Analyses And Spin Claculations

Author(s): Wykes, John H.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: WADC TR 58-381 Part 1
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An Analytical Study Of The Dynamics Of Spinning Aircraft. Part 2. Wind Tunnel Tests

Author(s): Wykes, John H.
Corporate Author: North American Aviation, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-12
Report Number: WADC TR 58-381 Part 2
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The Air Force Integrated Flight Instrument Panel

Author(s): Svimonoff, Constantine
Corporate Author: Flight Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-10
Report Number: WADC TR 58-431
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The Determination Of Lateral Handling Quality Requirements From Airframe-Human Pilot System Studies

Author(s): Ashkenas, Irving L.
Corporate Author: Systems Technology, Inc.
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-06
Report Number: WADC TR 59-135
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Thermal Effects On Static Aeroelastic Stability And Control. Description and Results of Tests Conducted to Determine the Thermally Affected Deflectional Behavior of Corrugated Multiweb Wing Structures

Author(s): Quinn, James F.
Corporate Author: Fligth Control Laboratory
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1959-11
Report Number: WADD TR 60-229
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Human Pilot Dynamic Response In Flight And Simulator

Author(s): Seckel, Edward
Corporate Author: James Forrestal Research Center, Princeton University
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1958-08
Report Number: WADC TR 57-520
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Research and Development of a Hot Gas Flight Stabilization System

Author(s): Eclipse- Pioneer Div., Bendix Aviation Corp.
Corporate Author: Eclipse-pioneer Div. Bendix Aviation Corporation
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-09
Report Number: WADD TR 60-449 Part I Volume I
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Methods for the Control of Satellites and Space Vehicles: Volume I - Sensing and Actuating Methods

Author(s): Roberson, Robert E.
Corporate Author: Systems Corporation of America
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-07-31
Report Number: WADD TR 60-643 Volume 1
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Methods For The Control Of Satellites And Space Vehicles. Volume II. Control System Mechanization And Analysis

Author(s): Roberson, Robert E.
Corporate Author: System Corporation Of America
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1960-07
Report Number: WADD TR 60-643 Volume 2
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Altimeter Display and Hardware Development 1903-1960

Author(s): Schum, David A.
Corporate Author: Bell Helicopter Company
Laboratory: Flight Control Laboratory
Date of Publication: 1963-05
Report Number: ASD TDR 63-288
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