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Home > Ohio > Dayton vicinity > Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Area B, Building 250, Rotor Test Tower, Dayton, Greene County, OH



B&W Photos
BWPhotos 352711
HB975662
BWPhotos 352711
BWPhotos 352712
HB975663
BWPhotos 352712
BWPhotos 352713
HB975664
BWPhotos 352713


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Location
Rotor Test Tower, Dayton vicinity, OH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OH-79-BD
Building/structure dates: 1950 initial construction
Significance: The rotor test towers at Wright Field have been the Air Force's only in-house rotor test facilities and have been used to verify the integrity of helicopter rotors. When in use, the nearby gyroscopic propeller test stand simulated flight conditions better than conventional test stands.

Subjects
Towers


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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