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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Area B, Building No. 19, Five-Foot Wind Tunnel, Dayton, Greene County, OH



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Location
Five-Foot Wind Tunnel, Dayton vicinity, OH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OH-79-B
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N108; N114, N415).
Building/structure dates: 1929 initial construction
Significance: Building 19 is one of Wright Field's original buildings, today virtually unchanged and still serving the same function. The Five-Foot Wind Tunnel inside is the oldest operating wind tunnel in existence. It has been a critical component in the development of aircraft technology since its construction at McCook Field in 1922.

Subjects
Wind Tunnels


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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