Scope and Contents of the Collection
The records of MIT's Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel document the construction and use of MIT wind tunnel facilities, 1914-1963. The collection consists primarily of aerodynamic research reports of wind tunnel tests performed for commercial aircraft manufacturers, the U.S. War Department, and private firms. The reports document wind tunnel tests conducted at MIT on scale models and parts for commercial aircraft manufacturers, 1916-1937, for the United States War Department Air Service, Engineering...
1914 - 1963