Interceptor and missile models in Langley's wind tunnel

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Does anyone here have information on these wind tunnel models. I mean which contractor sponsored the wind tunnel tests, etc.??
 

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vulture said:
Does anyone here have information on these wind tunnel models. I mean which contractor sponsored the wind tunnel tests, etc.??

Your kidding right? Don't take this wrong, but if you just stick the photo number, EL-1996-00074 into NTRS you get:

http://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp?R=532672&id=1&as=false&or=true&qs=Ntt%3Del-1996-00074%26Ntk%3Dall%26Ntx%3Dmode%2Bmatchall%26Ns%3DHarvestDate%257c1%26N%3D0

A cooperative effort between NASA Langley, the USAF Wright Laboratories, and Boeing Military Airplane Company was undertaken to evaluate the subsonic, transonic, and supersonic aerodynamics, and stability and control of a Supersonic Fighter Interceptor Configuration. The wind tunnel investigation was conducted in the Langley 8 ft. TPT to obtain pressures (present photo), force and movements, and off body flaws. The model had highly swept wings with cranked leading edges, nacelles mounted outboard on the wing, a chined-forebody shape for the fuselage, aft-mounted horizontal and vertical tail surfaces.

Similarly, http://ntrs.nasa.gov/search.jsp?R=639899&id=1&as=false&or=true&qs=Ntt%3DEL-1996-00119%26Ntk%3Dall%26Ntx%3Dmode%2Bmatchall%26Ns%3DHarvestDate%257c1%26N%3D0 yeilds not so much.

The photograph shows a 15-percent scale model of the ACT advanced missile concept in the Langley 16-Foot Transonic Tunnel. The model featured independently controlled reaction jets near the nose and the tail of the model. Aerodynamic control was provided by four fins that were located near the tail.
 
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