Wind tunnel

Discover the fascinating world of wind tunnels and how they are used in various industries. Learn about the principles behind wind tunnels and their applications in aerodynamics, engineering, and more.

The 1960s were an exciting time for Supersonic Transport, or SST, research and the 40-by-80 foot wind tunnel at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, as center records indicate the tunnel was used for dozens of both private and government-sponsored SST tests. Here, technicians are installing a large scale model of the Lockheed L-2000 design in tunnel for a ground plane test, circa 1965. Lockheed proposed two versions, the L-2000-7A intercontinental model for up to 266…

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Satannn Araujo