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Wright-Patterson AFB

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has long been a center of research and development. For years, the base was the center of both theoretical research and flight test for the Air Force. Even though flight testing is today conducted at Edwards … Continue reading

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A Birthday, One Hundred Years Ago

Today marks the 100th birthday of Dr. Hans von Ohain, co-inventor of the jet engine. Special Collections and Archives is fortunate to have collections from both co-inventors, von Ohain and Sir Frank Whittle. Reprinted below is the biographical note from … Continue reading

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