Open circuit, closed throat, large wind tunnel for both automotive and aeronautical research.
Working section, 1.92m (W) x 1.32m (H) x 3.6m (L)
Contraction Ratio of 7.4:1
Parallel, steady flow in working section
Velocity variation in the working area of the jet to be less than 0.2% deviation from the average
Angular variation in the working area of the jet to be less than 0.1 degree deviation from the average flow angle
Target working section velocity of 40m/s (90 mph) to allow representative Reynolds numbers to be acheived.
Target working section turbulence intensity of 0.15% to allow high quality aeronautical research to be undertaken.
Retractable moving ground-plane with leading edge and under-belt suction.
6-Component, underfloor, virtual-centre balance.
Maximum model weight is 30kg
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