US Air Force flight simulator, 1955

US Air Force flight simulator, 1955

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Caption: US Air Force flight simulator. Engineer with a General Electric Differential Analyzer (analog computer) that has been fitted with an aeroplane control stick and controls to create a simulator. This equipment was used as a simulator for the Bell X-2 and other research aircraft. Photographed in the Dynamic Stability and Analysis Branch of the High-Speed Flight Station (HSFS, now Neil A. Armstrong Flight Research Center), Edwards Air Force Base, California, USA, in 1955.

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