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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Area B, Buildings 25 & 24,10-foot & 20-foot Wind Tunnel Complex, Northeast side of block bounded by K, G, Third, & , Dayton, Greene County, OH



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Location
&, Dayton vicinity, OH

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER OH-79-AP
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (N118).
Building/structure dates: 1939
Building/structure dates: 1942 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1943
Building/structure dates: 1951 subsequent work
Significance: The 10-Foot and 20-Foot Wind Tunnel complex houses a variety of specialized testing and support facilities, most notably the tunnels themselves. Research conducted in these facilities contributed to countless aircraft and missile designs, particularly during World War II.

Subjects
Complexes
Wind Tunnels


Related Names
J. Gordon Turnbull, Incorporated
Svedrup & Parcel
Frank Messer & Sons
Simpson Construction Company


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

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