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Propeller Test Cell

The propeller test cell is used for model assembly, systems installation and initial dynamics trial runs prior to installation in the Transonic Wind Tunnel (TWT).

Facility Capabilities

  • Two metered high pressure air supplies for air motors
  • High voltage power supplies for electric motors – pictured motor is 447kW (600hp)
  • Reinforced control room equipped with all the required data acquisition and health monitoring systems
  • Online data processing and real-time graphical displays
  • Good model visibility without compromising safety
  • Economic check-out facility for complex TWT models