Aircraft Wakes: A New Look at a Classical Problem

  • W. L. Shields
Conference paper


Aeronautical research has suffered through some hard times during the first decade of the space age; that fact seems to be widely recognized. This recognition is evidenced in many ways: policy statements by the major technical societies, remarks by spokesmen from industry and government, to some extent by redirection of program efforts and manpower resources, shifting emphasis from space research to aeronautical research. No manpower allocation could illustrate this point better than the reassignment of Mr. Armstrong to the post of Deputy Associate Administrator of NASA for Aeronautical Research less than one year from the time he took that “one small step for a man”.


Vortex Street Vortex Chamber Aircraft Design Karman Vortex Street Manpower Resource 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. L. Shields
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  1. 1.USAF HeadquartersU.S. Air ForceUSA

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