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FRENCH AERODYNAMIC STUDIES. Aerodynamic studies have been given considerable more importance throughout Europe since the war. The French are conducting their aerodynamic experiments at the present time in the wind tunnel at the Eiffel Tower and at the old St. Cyr tunnel. Both places offer fairly good facilities for the conducting of aerodynamic tests. The Eiffel Tower tunnel is well known and complete description of the St. Cyr tunnel is available among our technical files. A new aerodynamic station is being constructed at Issy des Moulineux which is located on the outskirts of Paris. The entire station is constructed of brick and steel and will have adequate facilities for the conducting of aerodynamic tests and all kinds of experimental work. Provision has also been made to have a flying field available in the near future, adjoining this station. A large headquarters, hangars, engine test stands, dynamometers, and buildings to house every known divide for testing materials, have been constructed. However, by far the most interesting building on this station is the one which houses the new wind tunnel. 413
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