University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Aviation Research Laboratory | University of Illinois Archives
The Institute of Aviation established the Aviation Research Laboratory in 1970 as a result of federal support offered by the Office of Scientific Research, United States Air Force, to conduct a research project at the University of Illinois. The project was designed to "enhance man-machine effectiveness through scientific investigation critical human factors in airborne system design, training, and operation."1 The Aviation Research Laboratory is located at Willard Airport.2
1. Board of Trustees Transactions, 55th Report, April 15, 1970, p. 891.
2. Board of Trustees Transactions, 55th Report, May 20, 1970, p. 920.