Department of Aeronautics

Subsonic Wind Tunnel

 

Type:Subsonic Wind Tunnel

Closed Circuit, Single Return

Speed Range:
50 - 600 fps (Mach 0.6)


Test Section Size:
3' x 3'


Drive System:
1000 Hp Induction Motor
9' Diameter Axial Flow Fan
Variable Frequency Drive


Temperature Control:
Air Exchange SystemSubsonic Diagram

Flow Quality - .2% Turbulence Intensity from 40m/s to 200m/s


Model Support:
Sting Mount on Turntable
Pitch (+/- 28°), Yaw (+/- 25°)
Three-Degrees-of-Freedom Traverse


Data Acquisition System:
HP3852 Data Acquisition System
PC-based HPIB Interface with Visual Basic Data Acquisition Software


Operational:

March 1986

U.S. Air Force Academy, USAFA, CO 80840, (719) 333-1110 DSN: 333-1110, Updated: 23 Aug 14
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