Wind Tunnel

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Tobias Ostermann

Research Associate


+49 241 80 96517



The Institute of Flight System Dynamics operates a low speed Goettingen-type wind tunnel with an open test section. Depending on the required speed range two different engines are available. Apart from various research projects and industrial contracts, it is used in teaching and laboratories.

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Technical Data

  • Closed wind tunnel with open test area, Goettingen-type
  • Wind speed 0 ... 70 m/s
  • Test section length 3.0 m
  • Nozzle diameter 1.5 m
  • Two different engines for different speed ranges
  • Facilities for panning or traversing models
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  • 6 components strain gauges balances for force and moment measurement
  • Pressure sensors
  • Temperature sensors
  • Speed sensors
  • Active control systems
  • Accelerometers
  • Movement sensors
  • Suction plate for ground effect tests
  • Gust generator
  • Rotor testbed
  • Flow visualisation
  • Noise measurement
  • Engine simulation