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Hypersonic Wind Tunnel

Technical Characteristics

  • Blowdown to vacuum
  • M = 5, 8, 14
  • Re = 0.2 - 10 x 106/ft
  • Run times: ~45 sec at 45 minute intervals
  • Gases:
    • air at Mach 5
    • N2 at Mach 8 and 14

  • 18" diameter test section
  • 4" - 5" maximum diameter model size
  • Stagnation temperature to 2500°R

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