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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Area B, Buildings 25 & 24,10-foot & 20-foot Wind Tunnel Complex, Northeast side of block bounded by K, G, Third, & Fifth Streets, Dayton, Montgomery County, OH

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Area B, Buildings 25 & 24,10-foot & 20-foot Wind Tunnel Complex, Northeast side of block bounded by K, G, Third, & Fifth Streets, Dayton, Montgomery County, OH

 
 
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Summary

Significance: The 10-Foot and 20-Foot Wind Tunnel complex houses a variety of specialized testing and support facilities, most notably the tunnels themselves. Research conducted in these facilities contributed to countless aircraft and missile designs, particularly during World War II.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N118
Survey number: HAER OH-79-AP
Building/structure dates: 1939
Building/structure dates: 1942 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1943
Building/structure dates: 1951 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Engineering Record, creator
J. Gordon Turnbull, Incorporated
Svedrup & Parcel
Frank Messer & Sons
Simpson Construction Company
Pfueller, Lisa, transmitter
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Dayton (Ohio)39.81373, -84.05374
Google Map of 39.8137298, -84.05374479999999
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