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World's Largest Wind Tunnel
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External Online Source: http://youtu.be/WM55pcAL4bA
Abstract: NASA's National Full Scale Aerodynamics Complex, which houses two of the world's largest wind tunnels and has been used for testing experimental aircraft since 1944, is presented. This video highlights the structure and instrumentation of the 40 x 80 foot and 80 x 120 foot wind tunnels and documents their use in testing full scale aircraft, NASA's Space Shuttle and the XV-15 Tiltrotor aircraft.
Publication Date: Oct 01, 1987
Document ID:
19940014490
(Acquired Dec 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 94N18963
Subject Category: RESEARCH AND SUPPORT FACILITIES (AIR)
Report/Patent Number: ASR-245, NASA-TM-109371, NONP-NASA-VT-94-198218
Document Type: Motion Picture
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA; Washington, DC, United States
Description: In English; 2 min. 55 sec. playing time, in color, with sound
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: AERODYNAMICS; RESEARCH AIRCRAFT; RESEARCH FACILITIES; WIND TUNNEL TESTS; WIND TUNNELS; SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITERS; XV-15 AIRCRAFT
Miscellaneous Notes: 2 min. 55 sec. playing time, in color, with sound
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