Daniel Guggenheim School of Aeronautics Wind Tunnel research projects records, [ca. 1930-1972] (bulk ca. 1940-1959).
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School of Aerospace Engineering. Daniel Guggenheim School of Aeronautics (Georgia Institute of Technology)
The Daniel Guggenheim School of Aeronautics at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, Ga.) was built in 1933 with funds provided by the Guggenheim Foundation. The wind tunnel was used primarily to test aircraft design and wing stability in a high wind environment and was used extensively for research during World War II. From the description of Daniel Guggenheim School of Aeronautics Wind Tunnel research projects records, [ca. 1930-1972] (bulk ca. 1940-1959). (Georgia Institut...
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