MS 243
Alexander Lippisch

Papers, 1897-1993, n.d.

Special Collections Department
403 Parks Library
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-2140

Descriptive summary   |  Administrative information  |  Biographical/Historical note
Collection description  |  Organization  |  Description of series/container list
 

Series 1, Biographical Documents
Series 2, Aviation History
Series 3, Soaring Sailplanes and Gliders
Series 4, Delta-Winged Aircraft
Series 5, Aerodynamics
Series 6, Smoke Tunnels
Series 7, Aerodynes

Series 8, General Ground Effect
Series 9, Ground Effect - Aeroskimmers
Series 10, Ground Effect - Aerofoil Boats
Series 11, Aerodynamics and Smoke Tunnels
Series 12, Hydrofoil Boat
Series 13, Miscellaneous Files
Series 14, Films

 

Description of series

Series 14 Films 1928-1975, n.d.
extent: 12 oversize boxes
description: This series contains 308 films, that deal with a variety of subject matter. They are located in 12 boxes labeled A-L, as follows:
A. Contains 17 films about sailplanes, delta-wings, rocket fighters, Lorin/Ramjet propulsion, smoke tunnels (1928-1953, n.d.)
B. 50 films about smoke and various smoke tunnel experimentation (1953-1955)
C. 61 films about smoke tunnels (1954-1958)
D. 54 films about smoke tunnels (1952-1958, n.d.)
E. 51 films about smoke tunnels (n.d.)
F. 10 films about smoke tunnels (1953-1954, n.d.)
G. 8 films about smoke tunnels (1951-1952, n.d.)
H. 2 films about smoke tunnels (1953)
I. 20 films about aerodynes (ca. 1952-1972, n.d.)
J. 16 films about ground effect, ground effect aerofoils, and aerofoils (1963-1970, n.d.)
K. 15 films about ground effect-aeroskimmers (1959-1975, n.d.
L. 4 films about aerofoils (1963-1971)

In addition, 18 professionally produced and/or directed films have been separated to the Film Collection. These are listed following boxes A-L.

Container list

Box Folder Title Dates
A Insects I (b/w; 2:26): Flights of insects, moths, and drone flies n.d.
A Insects II (b/w; 2:46): Flights of moths, butterflies, bees, grasshoppers, cicadas, and dragonflies n.d.
A Birds I (b/w; 2:20): Gulls, geese, pelicans, and ducks in free flight n.d.
A Numbers, Symbols (b/w; 1:52): Numbers, 4-30 n.d.
A Flapping flight (VHS; colour and b/w; 6:56): Flapping flight model outdoors (colour) and indoors (b/w) n.d.
A A51-1827-018 (b/w; 2:46): Hand launches of several delta-wing models ca. 1951
A Powder Rocket (b/w; 3:16): Diagrams and launches of rocket-powered airplane 1928
A Me163A (VHS; b/w; 5:30): Four launches and landings of craft. Shots in and out of hangar (b/w) ca. 1940
A 163 Free flight (b/w; 1:18): Most likely an Me163B in tow behind an Me110 ca. 1941
A E00-0000-002 (b/w; 4:58): Experiments w/ arrow wing models of small aspect ratios ca. 1944
A Model Tests-Cut (b/w; 1:02): Ramjet model landing and gliding n.d.
A Delta Model (colour; 1:40): Model launched from catapult, in flight, on fire. Launch Flight n.d.
A 26130704 (b/w; 1:06): Wing tip vortex, smoke tunnel, cross-sections through the vortex n.d.
A Flow pictures (b/w; 2:40): Rectangular wing in smoke tunnel, w/ varied angles of incidence n.d.
A Wingtip Vortex (b/w; 2:36): Smoke tunnel, wingtip vortex, bird's view n.d.
A A58-SWI-113 (colour and b/w; 3:00): Orthopter (flying machine propelled by flapping wings), Model Flight. Mostly in colour 1951, n.d.
A E53-0000-007 (b/w; 4:17) Model Ornithopter Free Flight Study. Filmed in D.C. National Guard Armory, Washington, D.C. by Naval Photography Center. Model built by Connover and designed by Lippisch 1953
B B55-2054-011 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rotor w/ aft body; pulsating smoke. High speed, 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-012 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Pulsating smoke about free nozzle. High speed, 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-013 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Propeller: 1 - inclined; 2 - 0 angle; Channel: 3 - large airfoil; 4 - hump; 5 - venturi. Normal speed, 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-014 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): 1. Tunnel empty; 2. 16" chord airfoil; 3. Cambered plate; 4. Cylinder; 5. Flat Plate. Normal speed, 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-015 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. 16" chord wing at 4 angle of attack, pulsating smoke 1955
B B55-2054-016 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. 16" chord wing at 2 angle of attack, pulsating smoke 1955
B B55-2054-017 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. 16" chord wing at 8 angle of attack, pulsating smoke. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-018 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. 16" chord wing at 0 lift, pulsating smoke. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-018n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. Negative of B55-2054-018 1955
B B55-2054-019n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Pulsating smoke over wing section at 4 angle of attack. High speed, 2-d tunnel. Negative of B55-2054-015 1955
B B55-2054-020 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Shroud, no angle; high speed, pulsating smoke. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-021 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Shrouded propeller; high speed, pulsating smoke. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-022 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Boundary layer. Blowing on airfoil. High speed, 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-023 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Boundary layer. Sucking. High speed, 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-024 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Boundary layer, sucking on airfoil, high speed. Pulsating smoke. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-025 (b/w; 100,' ~2:45): Boundary layer; blowing on airfoil. High speed, pulsating smoke. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-026 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rearward stagger cascade (3 sections). High speed, pulsating smoke. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-027 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Forward stagger cascade. High speed. Pulsating smoke. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-028 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rotor with after body; high speed; pulsating smoke. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-029 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rotor, pulsating smoke. High speed; 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-030 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. 16" chord wing, rapid change in angle of attack. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-031 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. Cambered plate at low angle of attack with pulsating smoke 1955
B B55-2054-032 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Four flat plates normal to the stream. High speed. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-033 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): 6" flat plate: pulsating flow. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-034 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. Flat plate normal to flow. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-035 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. 6" cylinder normal to the flow, pulsating smoke. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-036 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. 6" cylinder normal to the stream. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-037 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. 8" cylinder normal to the stream. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-038 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. Channel section #3; large airfoil; pulsating smoke. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-039 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Pulsating smoke through venturi 1955
B B55-2054-040 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Pulsating smoke through venturi 1955
B B55-2054-041 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. Channel #2; Hump, pulsating. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-042 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. Channel #1; venturi section with pulsating smoke. 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-043 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. Small propeller inclined to flow. Pulsating smoke 1955
B B55-2054-044 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): High speed. Small propeller operating normal to free stream 1955
B B55-2054-045 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Free jet. High speed, pulsating 1955
B B55-2054-046 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Free jet. High speed, pulsating smoke 1955
B B55-2054-047 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Delta wing in 2-d tunnel 1955
B B55-2054-047n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Negative of B55-2054-047 1955
B B55-2054-048 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Flow table picture, 0.010 x 0.50 jet; pressure 1" hg. Discard discrepancy, as film, itself, is labeled B54-2054-048 1955
B B55-2054-049 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Flow table picture, 0.010 x 0.50 jet; pressure 15" hg. Discard discrepancy, as film, itself, is labeled B54-2054-049 1955
B B53-2054-050n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Test shot of stagnation point on leading edge of blunt body. 2-d tunnel 1953
B B54-2054-051n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Half body with time lines; no suction 1954
B B54-2054-052n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Half body, timelines, w/ suction 1954
B B54-2054-055n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Pulsating smoke over a 16" chord airfoil section in 2-d tunnel 1954
B B54-2054-056n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Flow about airfoil; 16" chord in 2-d tunnel 1954
B B54-2054-057n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Pulsating smoke about a cambered plate in 2-d tunnel 1954
B B54-2054-058n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Karman Street aft 6" flat plate in 2-d tunnel 1954
B B54-2054-059n (b/w; 100', 2:45): Propeller in 2-d tunnel 1954
B B54-2054-060n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rapid change angle of attack for a 16' chord(?) airfoil in 2-d tunnel 1954
C B54-2054-061n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Shrouded propeller with time lines in 2-d tunnel, 0 angle of attack 1954
C B54-2054-062n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Shrouded propeller w/ time lines in 2-d tunnel. Inclined to flow 1954
C B54-2054-063n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Pulsating smoke over large airfoil section in 2-d tunnel 1954
C B54-2054-064n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Pulsating smoke over hump in 2-d tunnel 1954
C B54-2054-065n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Propeller inclined to flow w/ time lines. 2-d tunnel 1954
C B54-2054-066n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Flow about fences in 2-d tunnel 1954
C B54-2054-067n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Karman Street downstream of 6" cylinder in 2-d tunnel 1954
C B54-2054-068n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Karman Street about 6" flat plate w/ time lines. 2-d tunnel 1954
C B54-2054-069n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Karman Street about 6" cylinder w/ time lines in 2-d tunnel 1954
C B54-2054-070n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rotating cylinder w/ time lines in 2-d tunnel 1954
C B54-2054-071n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Airfoil section w/ blowing on upper surfaces in 2-d tunnel 1954
C B54-2054-072n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Airfoil section w/ suction in upper surface in 2-d tunnel 1954
C B54-2054-073 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Karman Street about 6' cylinder in 2-d tunnel 1954
C B54-2054-074n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Karman Street aft 6" cylinder in 2-d tunnel 1954
C B55-2054-075n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Half body in 2-d tunnel, no suction 1955
C B55-2054-076n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Half body in 2-d tunnel, medium suction 1955
C B55-2054-077n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Half body in 2-d tunnel. Maximum suction 1955
C B57-SUI-78 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Normal wing in 2-d smoke tunnel approximately 2 angle of attack. High speed w/ time lines 1957
C B57-SUI-78A (b/w; 60', 1:40): Same as B57-SUI-78 1957
C B57-SUI-78B (b/w; 50', ~1:23): Same as B57-SUI-78 1957
C B57-SUI-78C (b/w; 50', ~1:23): Same as B57-SUI-78 1957
C B57-SUI-79 (b/w; 60', 1:40): Normal wing in 2-d smoke tunnel. Approximately 10 angle of attack. High speed w/ time lines 1957
C B57-SUI-79A (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Same as B57-SUI-79 1957
C B57-SUI-79B (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Same as B57-SUI-79 1957
C B57-SUI-79C (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Same as B57-SUI-79 1957
C B57-SUI-80 (b/w; 40', ~1:05): Wing in 2-d smoke tunnel -- Blowing boundary layer control -- normal speed 1957
C B57-SUI-81 (b/w; 30', 0:50): Bird model w/ flapping wings in 2-d smoke tunnel -- normal speed -- top view 1957
C B57-SUI-82 (b/w; 80', ~2:15): Bird model w/ flapping wings in 2-d smoke tunnel -- high speed - top view 1957
C B57-SUI-82A (b/w; 90', 2:30): Same as B57-SUI-82, except rear view 1957
C B57-SUI-82A1 (b/w; 90', 2:30): Bird model w/ flapping wings in 2-d smoke tunnel -- high speed -- rear view 1957
C B57-SUI-82B (b/w; 90', 2:30): Bird model w/ flapping wings in 2-d smoke tunnel -- high speed -- front view 1957
C B57-SUI-83 (b/w; 80', ~2:15): Wing model on a rotating arm in 2-d tunnel -- high speed 1957
C B57-SUI-83A (b/w; 90', 2:30): Wing model on a rotating arm in 2-d tunnel -- high speed 1957
C B57-SUI-84 (b/w; 50', ~1:25): Swept wing in 2-d smoke tunnel. Close-up of delta -- normal speed 1957
C B57-SUI-85 (b/w; 30', 0:50): Wing tip vortex in 2-d smoke tunnel. Normal speed -- flat plate 1957
C B57-SUI-86 (b/w; 30', 0:50): Cambered plate in 2-d smoke tunnel -- normal speed 1957
C B57-SUI-87 (b/w; 50', ~1:25): Karman Street behind a flat plate in 2-d smoke tunnel -- high speed 1957
C B57-SUI-88 (b/w; 90', 2:30): Transition of a flat plate from flush w/ the floor of 2-d smoke tunnel test section to vertical. High speed 1957
C B57-SUI-89 (b/w; 90', 2:30): Biplane airfoils in 2-d smoke tunnel. First part w/ slight positive stagger, second part w/ more positive stagger. Normal speed 1957
C B57-SUI-90 (b/w; 30', 0:50): Aileron Control on a free floating wing section in 2-d smoke tunnel -- normal speed 1957
C B55-2054-91 (b/w; 30', 0:50): Snow fence in 2-d smoke tunnel -- normal speed 1955
C B55-2054-92 (b/w; 30', 0:50): Karman Street behind a 6" cylinder in 2-d smoke tunnel -- high speed 1955
C B57-SUI-93 (b/w; 90', 2:30): Close-up of a multi-manometer attached to a large model in 2-d smoke tunnel -- normal speed 1957
C B57-SUI-94 (b/w; 60', 1:40): Large wing w/ pressure taps in 2-d smoke tunnel -- high speed w/ time lines 1957
C B57-SUI-95 (b/w; 90', 2:30): Part I: Venturi in 2-d smoke tunnel -- high speed w/ time lines. Part II: Hump in 2-d smoke tunnel -- high speed w/ time lines 1957
C B58-SUI-96 (b/w; 60', 1:40): Open jet in 2-d smoke tunnel -- normal speed 1958
C B58-SUI-97 (b/w; 50', ~1:25): Shrouded jet in 2-d smoke tunnel -- normal speed 1958
C B58-SUI-98 (b/w; 90', 2:30): Shrouded jet in 2-d smoke tunnel -- high speed 1958
C B57-SUI-99n (b/w; 20', ~0:35): Super circulation model in 2-d smoke tunnel -- high speed w/ time lines 1957
C B57-SUI-100n (b/w; 80', ~2:15): Wing w/ blowing boundary layer control -- high angle of attack -- high speed -- time lines 1957
C B57-SUI-101n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Wing w/ suction boundary layer control. High angle of attack -- high speed -- time lines 1957
C B57-SUI-102n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Wing section in 2-d smoke tunnel -- high speed w/ time lines 1957
C B57-SUI-102An (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Same as above 1957
C B57-SUI-102Bn (b/w; 90', 2:30): Same as above 1957
C B57-SUI-102Cn (b/w; 80', ~2:15): Same as above 1957
C B57-SUI-103n (b/w; 90', 2:30): Transition of a flat plate from flush w/ the floor of the two-dimensional smoke tunnel test section to vertical high speed 1957
C B57-SUI-103An (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Same as above 1957
C B57-SUI-104n (b/w; 90', 2:30): Shrouded jet in 2-d smoke tunnel. High speed time lines 1957
C B57-SUI-104An (b/w; 60', 1:40): Same as above 1957
C B57-SUI-105n (b/w; 90', 2:30): Open propeller in 2-d smoke tunnel -- no angle of attack. High speed w/ time lines 1957
C B57-SUI-105An (b/w; 80', ~2:15): Same as above 1957
D B57-SUI-106n (b/w; 80', ~2:15): Open propeller in 2-d smoke tunnel -- high angle of attack -- high speed w/ time lines 1957
D B57-SUI-107n (b/w; 60', 1:40): Shrouded propeller in 2-d smoke tunnel -- no angle of attack -- high speed w/ time lines 1957
D B57-SUI-107An (b/w; 50', ~1:25): Shrouded propeller in 2-d smoke tunnel -- angle of attack -- high speed w/ time lines 1957
D B57-SUI-108n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Wingtip vortex in 2-d smoke tunnel -- normal speed 1957
D B57-SUI-109n (b/w; 20', ~0:35): Wing w/ slot and flap in 2-d smoke tunnel -- normal speed 1957
D B57-SUI-110n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Test section of 2-d smoke tunnel full of smoke w/ no flow-to-flow around a normal wing -- high speed 1957
D B57-SUI-110An (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Same as above 1957
D B57-SUI-110Bn (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Same as above 1957
D B57-SUI-111n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Test section of 2-d smoke tunnel full of smoke w/ no flow-to-flow w/ Karman Street behind a flat plate. High speed 1957
D B52-2054-115 (b/w: ~1:25): Flow table 1952(?)
D B52-2054-116 (b/w; ~1:25): Flow -- 2 bodies w/ jets (1 straight, 2 outward, 3 forward) 1952(?)
D B52-2054-117 (b/w; ~1:25): Flow table -- jets discharged along bottom of flat surfaced body w/ dividing wall 1952(?)
D B52-2054-118 (b/w; ~1:25): Flow table -- jets on bottom of flat surfaced body w/ dividing wall 1952(?)
D B52-2054-119 (b/w; ~1:25): Flow table -- lift producing propulsion systems 1952(?)
D B52-2054-120 (b/w; ~1:25): Flow table -- flow studies -- lift producing propulsion systems 1952(?)
D B52-2054-121 (b/w; ~1:25): Flow table -- flow around fair bodies 1952(?)
D B52-2054-121a (b/w; ~1:25): Flow table -- faired bodies 1952(?)
D B57-2054-122 (b/w; ~1:25): Shadow graph of supersonic air jet 1957(?)
D B57-2054-122a (b/w; ~1:25): Shadow graph of supersonic air jet 1957(?)
D B57-2054-122n (b/w; ~1:25): Negative of supersonic air jet 1957(?)
D B57-2054-122an (b/w; ~1:25): Negative of supersonic air jet 1957(?)
D B57-SW-123 (b/w; ~1:25): Shadow graph of a supersonic air jet discharging: 1. against a flat plate; 2. thorough shroud; and 3. around a rod w/ a hemispherical hose 1957(?)
D B57-3942-124 (b/w; ~1:25): Smoke lines at tip of BL 1957(?)
D B58-SUI-126 (b/w; ~1:25): Smoke devils 1958(?)
D B58-SUI-126a (b/w; ~1:25): Smoke devils 1958(?)
D B58-SUI-126b (b/w; ~1:25): Smoke devils 1958(?)
D B58-SUI-127 (b/w; ~1:25): Horizontal vortices 1958(?)
D B58-SUI-128 (b/w; ~1:25): Side view of vortex in water 1958(?)
D C53-2054-020n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Swept taper wing: A-1 n.d.
D C53-2054-021n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Swept taper wing: A-2 n.d.
D C53-2054-022n (b/w; 75', 2:05): Swept taper wing: A-3. Brown stain on film n.d.
D C53-2054-023n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Swept taper wing: A-4. Overexposed n.d.
D C53-2054-024n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Swept taper wing: A-5. Overexposed n.d.
D C53-2054-025n (b/w; 50', ~1:25): Swept taper wing: A-6. Overexposed n.d.
D C53-2054-026n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Swept taper wing: A-7. n.d.
D C53-2054-027n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Swept taper wing: A-8 n.d.
D C53-2054-028n (b/w; 50', ~1:25): Swept taper wing: A-9 n.d.
D C53-2054-029n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Swept taper wing: ST-0 n.d.
D C53-2054-030n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Swept taper wing: ST-1. Good n.d.
D C53-2054-031n (b/w; 50', ~1:25): Swept taper wing: ST-1 n.d.
D C53-2054-032n (b/w; 50', ~1:25): Swept taper wing: ST-2. Good n.d.
D C53-2054-033n (b/w; 80', ~2:15): Swept taper wing: ST-2 n.d.
D C53-2054-034n (b/w; 80', ~2:15): Swept taper wing: ST-3 n.d.
D C53-2054-035n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Swept taper wing: ST-4 n.d.
D C53-2054-036n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Swept taper wing: ST-5 n.d.
D C53-2054-037n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Swept taper wing: ST-6 n.d.
D C53-2054-038n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Swept taper wing: ST-7 n.d.
D C53-2054-039n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Swept taper wing: ST-8 n.d.
D C53-2054-040n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Swept taper wing: ST-9 n.d.
D C53-2054-041n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Swept taper wing: ST-10 n.d.
D C53-2054-042n (b/w; 20', ~0:35): Swept taper wing @ approximately 3 L. Test shoot n.d.
D C53-2054-043n (b/w; 100 ~2:45): Swept taper wing. Test shoot at 4 L n.d.
D C53-2054-044n (b/w; 20', ~0:35): Side view of swept taper wing -- 3 different Ls n.d.
D C53-2054-045 (b/w; 80', ~2:15): Swept taper wing @ approximately 4 and 5 Ls. First L looks very good n.d.
E C53-2054-046R (reversal; 100', ~2:45): Swept taper wing at L- approximately 4 test shoot n.d.
E C53-2054-047n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Delta wing: D-0 n.d.
E C53-2054-0048n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Delta wing: D-1 n.d.
E C53-2054-049n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Delta wing: D-2 n.d.
E C53-2054-050n (b/w; 90', 2:30): Delta wing: D-3 n.d.
E C53-2054-051n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Delta wing: D-4 n.d.
E C53-2054-052n (b/w; 80', ~2:15): Delta wing: D-5 n.d.
E C53-2054-053n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Delta wing: D-6 n.d.
E C53-2054-054n (b/w; 40', ~1:05): Delta wing: D-7 n.d.
E C53-2054-055n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Delta wing: D-8 n.d.
E C53-2054-056n (b/w; 50', ~1:25): Delta wing: D-10 n.d.
E C53-2054-057n (b/w; 90', 2:30): Delta wing: D-12 n.d.
E C53-2054-058 (b/w: 100', ~2:45): Side view of delta wing. reversal/original(?) n.d.
E C53-2054-059n (b/w; 80', ~2:15): Two side views of delta wing n.d.
E C53-2054-060n (b/w; 50', ~1:25) Side view of delta wing n.d.
E C53-2054-061R (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Lever, H.S.: Side view of delta. reversal/original n.d.
E C53-2054-062R (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Side view of delta. reversal/original n.d.
E C53-2054-063R (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Side view of delta. reversal/original n.d.
E C53-2054-064R (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Side view of delta. reversal/original n.d.
E C53-2054-065n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Rect. swept wing: RS-2 n.d.
E C53-2054-066n (b/w; 40', ~1:05): Rect. swept wing: RS-3 n.d.
E C53-2054-067n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Rect. swept wing. RS-4 n.d.
E C53-2054-068n (b/w; 40', ~1:05): Rect. swept wing: RS-5 n.d.
E C53-2054-069n (b/w; 30', 0:50): Rect. swept wing: RS-6 n.d.
E C53-2054-070n (b/w; 20', ~0:35): Rect. swept wing. RS-7 n.d.
E C53-2054-072n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rect. wing: R-0, few smoke lines n.d.
E C53-2054-073n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rect. wing: R-2, few smoke lines n.d.
E C53-2054-074n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rect. wing: R-4, few smoke lines n.d.
E C53-2054-075n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rect. wing: R-6, few smoke lines n.d.
E C53-2054-076n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rect. wing: R-8, few smoke lines n.d.
E C53-2054-077n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rect. wing: R-10, few lines n.d.
E C53-2054-078n (b/w; 90', 2:30): Rect. wing: R-12, few smoke lines n.d.
E C53-2054-079n (b/w; 90', 2:30): Rect. wing: R-14, few smoke lines n.d.
E C53-2054-080n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rect. wing: R-0 n.d.
E C53-2054-081n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rect. wing: R-1 n.d.
E C53-2054-082n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rect. wing: R-1 n.d.
E C53-2054-083n (b/w; 90', 2:30): Rect. wing: R-2, good n.d.
E C53-2054-084n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rect. wing: R-2 n.d.
E C54-2054-014 (b/w; 90', 2:30): 12" ball in 3-d tunnel. reversal/original n.d.
E C55-2054-018 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Mark V Wind tunnel test set up. reversal/original n.d.
E C55-2054-019 (b/w; 90', 2:30): I. Mark V tunnel test. (reversal/original) II. Construction of Mark V. III. Table ? of flow through wall n.d.
E C55-2054-098 (b/w: 100', ~2:45): Ribbon slit in wing in 3-d tunnel, not good. reversal/original n.d.
E C55-2054-099 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Rectangular wing in 3-d, normal speed. reversal/original n.d.
E C55-2054-103n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Wing w/ slit: 3-d tunnel n.d.
E C55-2054-103An (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Wing w/ slit in 3-d tunnel n.d.
E C55-2054-104n (b/w; 90', ~2:30): Wing in 3-d tunnel: plan view n.d.
E C58-SUI-94 (b/w; 110', ~3:05): Shroud in 3-d tunnel. (reversal/original) n.d.
E C58-SUI-95 (b/w + print; 100', ~2:45): Shroud w/ external fins in 3-d tunnel: 64 f/s n.d.
E C58-SUI-96 (b/w; 80', ~2:15): Aerodyne test: Bed model in 3-d -- side view. (reversal/original) n.d.
E C58-SUI-97 (b/w; 60', ~1:40): Aerodyne test: Bed model in 3-d -- top rear view. (reversal/original) n.d.
E C58-SUI-100 (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Vortex cross section in 3-d n.d.
F B53-2054-008 (b/w: 100', ~2:45): Two dimensional visual flow study of Clark "Y" airfoil w/ 0.10 trailing edge jet exhausting @ 90 to free air stream. 0 angle of attack. Photographed in CARL two-dimensional low turbulence visual flow tunnel. Includes B53-2054-009 1953
F C53-2054-013 (b/w; 900', 25:00): 500' side view of rect. wing; 300' high speed pictures ST series from rear (no good). 200' high speed pictures of ST wing, no marking -- not very good n.d.
F C55-2054-091(1) (b/w; 400', ~11:05): Visual flow study of boundary layer and Transition on several wing platforms. Three films here on two rolls n.d.
F C58-SUI-101A (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Wing tip vortex in 3-d -- end view, reversal print n.d.
F C58-SUI-102 (b/w; 25', ~0:40): Wing tip vortex in 3-d tunnel n.d.
F C58-SUI-105n (b/w; 10', ~0:15): Wing w/ tip tank -- 3-d n.d.
F C58-SUI-106n (b/w; 90', ~2:30): Wing tip vortex in 3-d -- side view n.d.
F C58-SUI-107n (b/w; 80', ~2:15): Wing tip vortex in 3-d -- rear view n.d.
F C58-SUI-108n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Shrouded props in 3-d -- external fins n.d.
F B54-2054-054n (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Normal speed, 2-d tunnel. 1. Prop. inclined and normal to flow. 2. Large airfoil section. 3. Hump. 4. Venturi. 5. 16" airfoil section. 6. Camber plate. 7. 6" cylinder. 8. 6" flat plate 1954
G C52-2054-001 (b/w; 300', ~8:20): Three dimensional, low speed visual flow study of reversal small rect. plan from wing, 612 section, chord 10", halfspan 13", photographed in CARL 3-dimensional low turbulence visual flow tunnel. Scenes: 1. Top view -- variable angle of attack; 2. Rear view; 3. Top left rear view same; 4. Top right rear view same. 3-d low speed visual flow study of rect. platform swept wing, 10" chord, 25" halfspan; photographed in CARL 3-dimensional low turbulence visual flow tunnel 1952
G C53-2054-008 (b/w + print; 300', ~8:20): (Edited for showing at University of Illinois, June, 1954.) Visualization of 3-d flow patterns. Flow studies on free flight data w/ smoke titanium tetra chloride. Delta wing model w/ sharp leading edge, thickness ratio 6% high speed photography. Transient flow at take-off. Delta wing model w/ round leading edge, thickness ratio - 12%. Flow studies of 3-dimensional flow patterns in low turbulence wind tunnel: 1. Overall view of tunnel; 2. Pals with R wing; 3. Smoke generator; 4. Placing wing in tunnel. Test w/ large rect. wing, aspect ratio wake seen in a plane normal to flow direction. 1. Inside of tunnel (lights). 2. Taking a high speed picture. Boundary layer transition on upper surface -- 1. R-1 through R-10, side views. 2. ST-1 through ST-10, side views. 3. D-1, D-2, D-7, and D-12 1951
G C53-2054-071n (b/w; 300', ~8:20): Rect. wings: R-10, R-9 ,R-8, R-7, R-6, R-5, R-4, -3, R-2, R-1. (-2 of this?) 0 about 20' of each appears to be good negative n.d.
G C53-2054-084n (b/w; 350', ~9:45): Normal speed, 3-d tunnel wing models n.d.
G ? ? ? ? ? ? C093 (b/w: 400', ~11:05): Visual flow study of boundary layer transition on several wing platforms, 3-d tunnel n.d.
G C54-2054-015 (b/w + print; 400', ~11:05): High speed movie of surface flow on swept tapered wing at various angles of attack; in Collins Aero. Res. Lab., low turbulence 3-d tunnel n.d.
G C58-SUI-101 (b/w: 100', ~2:45): Wing tip vortex in 3-d -- end view. (reversal print) n.d.
G C58-SUI-102A (b/w; 100', ~2:45): Wing tip vortex in 3-d -- rear view. (reversal print) n.d.
H C53-2054-010 (b/w; 900', ~25:00): Side views of straight wing and short runs of R-0 through R-10 1953
H C53-2054-012 (b/w; 1200', ~33:20): Tunnel pictures; A-1 through A-9; short runs of ST-0 through ST-10; 80 ft. sequences ST-1 through ST-10 1953
I 1-1959 (colour; 1:59): Aerodyne model tests 1959
I 2-1959 (b/w; 0:13): Aerodyne test bed model -- Mark V, free flight 1959
I 15-3833 (colour; 2:50): Aerodyne, first flight (18 September 1972) and other flights 1972
I 952-2054-96 (colour; 2:45): Mark II Aerodyne Model tethered at Konigsmark n.d.
I ???-2054-014 (b/w; 1:35): Dynamic test development of aerodyne, w/ landing inside hangar at Collins Aeronautical Laboratory n.d.
I A55-2054-044 (colour; 3:00): Tethered flight of aerodyne, Mark V-B at Konigsmark 1955
I A54-2054-045 (colour; 1:45): Blue Aerodyne Mark I at Konigsmark 1954
I A54-2054-046 (colour; 2:48): Free-flying aerodyne w/ tether, 4 lifting fans, no thrust fans 1954(?)
I A55-2054-059 (colour; 1:33): Tethered flight of aerodyne model at Konigsmark 1955
I A55-2054-060 (colour; 1:53): Tethered flight of aerodyne model Mark V-B 1955
I A55-2054-063 (colour; 1:58): Tethered flight of aerodyne model Mark V-B 1955
I A55-2054-071 (colour; 1:23): Unpainted model of Mark I-A, four lifting fans, one thrust fan, and vertical tail 1955
I A57-3944-107 (colour; 0:38): Hand launches of aerodyne free-flying model Mark 8A 1957
I Aerodyne Model (colour; 0:12): Aerodyne model hand launched with propeller in operation n.d.
I Aerodyne Model (colour; 0:37): Hand launch of a greyish model, poor flights.~1958 1959
I Aerodyne Model (colour; 1:05): Aerodyne model taking off from concrete surface 1959
I Canard Aero (colour; 2:30): Model in flight under own power, hand launched. (dyne I w/ triangular stabilizers) n.d.
I Flower Pot (b/w; 1:17): Starting the model engine, no flight. (Aerodyne #6) 1952(?)
I Flower Pot (Single vertical shroud) (b/w, colour; 0:58): Starting the engine in front of Collins Hangar n.d.
I Mark V testbed (colour; 0:46): Arrival of truck w/ control console and aerodyne model, outdoors. And tethered flight in a circle n.d.
J 1. Version (colour; ~ 0:10): Model of X-113 Am under its own r/c motor=s Herbstpower, yellow w/ red trim 1968
J X-112 (colour; 1:14): Lippisch design -- original film cuts 1963-70
J X-112 (colour; ~ 2:00): X-112 as launched for first time 1963(?)
J X-112 Model (colour; 2:46): Red X-112 model launched from a floating platform in Indian Creek 1963
J X-112 Film cuts (colour; 4:00) n.d.
J X-112 Technical drawings (b/w) Rolls of negatives (originals) -- 35mm microfilm 1963
J X-113 Bodensee (colour; 1:40): Various shots of X-113 Am n.d.
J X-114 Modell (?; ?): X-114 Rheinflug Flow Measurements. 1/2" videotape for reel-to-reel videotape players (helical scan) n.d.
J Aerofoil Boat Films (colour; 6:37): Titles taped together; not properly spliced 1963-70
J Alter rumpf (colour; ~ 0:10): A man in an inflatable boat on a lake 1968
J Canard Aerodyne I w/ triangular stabilizer (colour; 2:30): Model in flight under own power, hand launched n.d.
J C.R. 1: 8 model (colour; 2:45): r/c model being prepared, about four feet long 1967
J Ground effect (b/w; 4:25): Hangar flight. (Wing, AR=1) 1964
J Late version 1969 (colour; ~ 0:10): Model of X-113 Am, yellow, red trim, ~ six feet Mai long, r/c motor 1969
J Late version bruch (colour; 0:48): Model of X-113 Am, yellow, red trim, r/c motor, mit under its own power 1969
J mit mittl. Leitwerk (colour; 1:11): Aerofoil boat model, r/c model w/ r/c engine, yellow, red trim, clear canopy, looks like X-113, about 5 feet long, model at slow speed on a lake 1968
J Scenes of Aerofoils (colour;~ 10:00) n.d.
K 26 Sept 1975 (colour; 2:48): Whitish model, trimarm, tandem-wing, one vertical tail. Launch preparations, launch, retrieval, and boat, at speed 1975
K X-114 Arkansas Skimmer (colour; 4:40): Full-scale X-114, IA 6451M, being driven to and entering the lake 1969
K X-114 (X-115?) (colour; ~ 9:00): Transport, floating, and flying of aeroskimmer n.d.
K X-117 (colour; ~ 2:00): -117 in flight. One minute of film is blank n.d.
K X-117 Boat tests (colour; ~ 2:00): Tests w/ center body, front body, and hydrofoil body 1975
K Aeroskimmer X-114, Lake X(?) (colour; ~ 7:00): Aeroskimmer in flight, in tow, having engine started, and flight preparation n.d.
K Aeroskimmer X-117 (colour; ~ 8:00): Tests at 40 MPH, 60 MPH, and 80 MPH 1975
K Aeroskimmer in tow tank (J-TEC) (b/w; 4:35): Aeroskimmer catapulted along tow tank: model has two wing-tip floats and a fuselage w/ two floating/planing surfaces, in addition to a tail n.d.
K Boat tests, X-117 (colour; ~ 2:00) 1975
K Lake X Boat Tests (colour; 10:30): X-115 tests 1969-70
K Speed Boat, Lake X (colour; 2:15): Wooden boat, two outboard motors, at speed, pitch oscillation n.d.
K Swept forward boat model (colour; 4:06): Launch preparations model in motion 1959
K Testing X-116 Model at Lake X (colour; 2:41) 1971(?)
K Tests of Skimmer model on Indian Creek (colour; 2:50) n.d.
K Tow tank high speed pictures of swept surfaces (b/w; 10:02) 1960
L Aerofoil Boat (colour; 4:59): Films about the aerofoil boat 1963-70
L Aerofoil Boat (colour; 11:05): Much blank film on this roll. Consists of X-112 flying in tow, under its own power, and landing. Also footage of X-113 Am in flight under its own power 1971
L X-112 Coralville (colour; 13:54): Flights in tow of a motorboat. Powered flights w/ 25 horsepower engine. Landings, too 1963-70
L X-113 Am Aerofoil (colour; 13:14): Films about the X-113 Am and X-112 1963-70
Film Coll. 12-2268 "The Laws of Fluid Motion." The Secret of Flight -- #2 (b/w; 29:00). Discusses pressure forces and Bernoulli's Equation 1955
Film Coll. 12-2269 "The History of Early Flight." The Secret of Flight -- #3 (b/w; 29:14) Topics include the Wright Brothers (w/ original footage of Kitty Hawk), Otto Lilienthal, Octave Chanute, Alphonse Penaud, Henri Farman, Louis Bleriot, and aviation history until 1920s 1955
Film Coll. 12-2270 "Discovery of Dynamic Lift" (b/w) 1956
Film Coll. 12-2271 "Stability and Control" The Secret of Flight -- #5 (b/w; 29:18) Covers wing tilt (on a twist bi-plane model), pitch, flaps, and auto pilot concept 1955
Film Coll. 12-2272 "Propulsion" (b/w) 1956
Film Coll. 12-2274 "Problem of Drag" The Secret of Flight -- #7 (b/w; 29:17) Contains a lecture on drag and friction, in addition to information about the oscillation of air in the wake of a body 1955
Film Coll. 12-2276 "The Story of the Vortex" The Secret of Flight -- #11 (b/w: 29:18) Utilizes smoke rings, tornadoes, and bath tub drainage patterns to illustrate the characteristics of vortices and how they affect flight 1955
Film Coll. 12-2278 "Modern Problems of Flight" The Secret of Flight -- #13 (b/w; 29:07) Shares the concept of the Laval Nozzle, and how this helped the X-1 Bell break the sound barrier. Attention is also given to aerodynes 1955
Film Coll. 4-5311 "Preliminary investigation of boundary layer flow along straight and swept-back airfoils" (b/w; 11:50) ca. 1955
Film Coll. 4-5312 Visual flow study of boundary layer transition on several wing platforms with varied angles of incidence, C55-2054-091(3) (b/w; 12:40) ca. 1955
Film Coll. 4-5313 Visual flow study of boundary layer transition on several wing planforms, C55-2054-090 (b/w; 11:13) ca. 1955
Film Coll. 4-5314 Shots of swept- and straight-winged craft in smoke tunnels, C53-2054-009 (b/w; 6:04) ca. 1953
Film Coll. 4-5315 Dynamic model tests for the development of the aerodyne, A55-2054-52(2) (colour; 3:30) 1954(?)
Film Coll. 4-5316 Cambered surface and tow tank tests (b/w; 3:35) ca. 1961
Film Coll. 4-5317 Swept surface, straight deadrise, and tow tank tests (b/w; 4:00) ca. 1961
Film Coll. 8-5856 Flow Studies of Flight Delta Model (b/w; 19:10): Catapult launch of a delta wing model into the Freeregion over a smoke table. Several other Wing experiments that include uniform flow, streamlines. wing sections, airfoils, and turbulence 1956
Film Coll. 8-5857 "Development of the Aerodyne" (b/w, colour; 24:23) 1952-55
Film Coll. 8-5858 "Aerodyne Models" (colour; 14:06) n.d.

 

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