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Really Neat Wind tunnel testing photos in the 1930s

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by T-Head, Jul 10, 2012.

  1. T-Head
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    Two engineers are seen posing in this photo at an unknown manufacturer or testing lab in this 1930s in a neat post with information and links we have up today on The Old Motor along with three enlargements.
     
  2. Garage Dog
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    tee head....Thanks for posting this as it is really cool. Garage Dog
     
  3. squirrel
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    Measuring drag, without having the road in the model...neat....

    We've come a long ways. But this was really serious stuff, very nice equipment.
     
  4. Babyearl
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    These are the true pioneers,,
     

  5. T-Head
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    It was and no computers were involved, other than a slide rule.
     
  6. krooser
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    My math teacher used to hit me with one of those....
     

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