Pressure and Wind

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This booklet gives an overview of pressure and wind as they relate to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes an "Explanation of the effects of pressure in the atmosphere to include altimeter error, identity of the standard reference plane, identity of and weather connected with high and low pressure systems plus associated winds." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.

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iii, 30 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.

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Christy, J. J. May 1971.

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This pamphlet is part of the collection entitled: Pictorial History of Fort Wolters and was provided by Boyce Ditto Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 128 times . More information about this pamphlet can be viewed below.

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  • Christy, J. J. "Prepared by: Mr. J. J. Christy, SA/Literature Dev Br."

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

The Boyce Ditto Public Library materials include local history from the A. F. Weaver Collection featuring resort souvenir guides and photos of Mineral Wells from its founding to the present. There is extensive coverage of the Hexagon House, the Baker Hotel, Camp/Fort Wolters and the many mineral wells that made the city a major resort in the first half of the 20th Century.

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  • Main Title: Pressure and Wind
  • Alternate Title: Programed Text AM-32 A, May 1971
  • Series Title: Programed Text

Description

This booklet gives an overview of pressure and wind as they relate to aviation. According to the scope notes on the title page, it includes an "Explanation of the effects of pressure in the atmosphere to include altimeter error, identity of the standard reference plane, identity of and weather connected with high and low pressure systems plus associated winds." The text also has self-evaluation questions printed throughout, with the answers printed on the last page.

Physical Description

iii, 30 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.

Notes

There are handwritten notes throughout the book, including circled answers in the self-evaluation questions.

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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters

This multi-volume collection of photographs documents the history of Fort Wolters from its inception as a National Guard Training Center in 1921 through its high point as the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Training Center/School to its closing, as Fort Wolters, in 1974 The collection was compiled by Col. Willie H. Casper, Jr., from public sources and declassified government photographs and documents. Col. Casper was the deputy commander of Fort Wolters from 1965 to 1971.

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  • May 1971

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  • April 16, 2009, 11:35 p.m.

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  • July 17, 2013, 5:43 p.m.

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Christy, J. J. Pressure and Wind, pamphlet, May 1971; Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth46576/: accessed July 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.