RUAG Aerospace Emmen

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Representative: Andreas Hauser
Fax: (41) 41 268 38 29
Phone: (41) 41 268 38 97
http://www.aerodynamics.ch




LWTE Wind Tunnel

Date Built: Late 40s
Last Renovated: 2001
Size H/W/L: 16.4 ft x 23.0 ft x 49.2 ft (5 m x 7 m x 15 m)
Max Wind Speed: 156.6 mph (252.0 kph)
Construction Type: Closed, Open
Reynolds Number: 0 to 4.5 x 10^6 / m
Circuit Type: Closed
Power: 3 MW
Power Type: counter rotating 8-bladed fans with 8.5 m diameter
Stagnation Pressure/Temperature: Ambient
Data System: HP 9000 / HP UX, VAX
Data Acquisition: Analog 128 channels, Digital 3 x 16 Bit In/Out
Pressure System: PSI, up to 960 taps
Balances: Internal, External, Tunnel Floor, Control Surfaces
Ground Effects: Second Floor
Test Types: Aero, Ground Transportation, Building, Wake Rake, Engine Simulations
Air Supply System: 10.0 bar; 8.5 bar, 3.7 bar, 2.7 bar, 1.0 bar
Air Mass Flow: 0.36 kg/s, 0.90 kg/s, 3.20 kg/s, 5.00 kg/s, -10.0 kg/s
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