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Historic Documents

Collection of links to PDFs of historical documents, reference material, and technical reports related to PSL No. 1 and 2.


A great deal of information has been collected regarding the Propulsion Systems Laboratory No. 1 and 2. This includes original documents, articles, reports, and speeches spanning from 1948 to 2007. Topics include general PSL information, construction, turbojets, ramjets, rockets, turbofan engines, support buildings, and the demolition. PDFs of some of these materials have been assembled here for research and reference. Also included are NACA and NASA technical reports regarding tests conducted in the PSL.

PSL History

Center History

PSL Design and Construction

Missiles and Turbojets

Rocket Engines

Turbofan Engines

Equipment Building Explosion

Return to Jet Engines

Shutdown and Demolition

Floor Plans and Facility Descriptions

PSL No. 3 and 4

Support Buildings

PSL’s Final Years

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