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ARCHIVED - Highlights - NRC Opens Its Doors - Photo Gallery

December 16, 2002 — Ottawa, Ontario

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Photo of the low speed wind tunnel.


Low Speed Wind Tunnel (NRC-IAR)

This wind tunnel is a horizontal, single closed-circuit, atmospheric facility. The test section is 9.1 m wide, 9.1 m high and 22.9 m long. It is powered by a 6.7 MW DC electric motor driving an 8-bladed fan. Speeds can be varied from very low to 55 m/s.

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