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Note on Sources

The information in this paper was taken from the following four sources:

  1. Foster, Amy Elizabeth, Aeronautical Science 101, The Development of Engineering Science in Aeronautical Engineering Education at the University of Minnesota, Masters Thesis, University of Minnesota, October, 2000.
  2. Anonymous, Fifty Years of Aeronautical Engineering, University of Minnesota 1929-1979, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics, University of Minnesota, 1979.
  3. William L. Garrard, personal recollections.
  4. Aeronautical Research Facilities, University of Minnesota, Rosemount Aeronautical Laboratories, Research Report 152, 1958


First class of seniors taking flying lessons, 1933.
John Akerman with his radical new tailless airplane
Mohawk: first low-wing, twin-engine, cabin airplane that could fly on one motor
Mohawk Pinto on floats.
Engineers' Day display 1930.
Cellophane stratosphere balloon ascent in Memorial Stadium, 1930's. Jean Piccard and John Akerman before launch.Jean Piccard and John Akerman watching balloon ascend.
Aerial view of the Rosemount Aeronautical Laboratories (RAL).
Cadettes in the classroom, 1943. Aerial view of continuous flow facilities (Bldg 302) RAL.
Demonstration by Drs. Hermann and Heinrich at RAL, late 1950's
Supersonic test set up at RAL, 1950's.
Open throat test section (subsonic tunnel) with guide surface parachute, late 1950's.


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