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ONERA Wind Tunnels (ONERA WT)
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
French Aerospace Lab
Location
Rue Edmond Rostand, ONERA - Saclay, Saclay, PO: 91400 (France)
Structure
Type Of RI
Distributed
Coordinating Country
France
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 1947
Scientific Description
GMT offers a large panel of wind tunnels, for aerodynamic and acoustic test, covering very low Mach number to Mach 21: 5 continuous wind tunnel covering Low speed (few m/s) up to Mach 3.1; 3 blow-down wind tunnels covering Mach 0.1 up to Mach 21; 4 dedicated wind tunnels for specific applications.Wind tunnels are located in 3 different areas in France: Modane-Avrieux, Le Fauga-Mauzac (near Toulouse) and Saclay (close to Paris).

RI Keywords
S2MA, Nozzle test bench, Wind tunnels, S4B, Mach, S1MA, Transonic, S3MA, S4A, CEPRA19, Aeroacoustics, BD2, Supersonic, Aerodynamics, Reynolds, Subsonic
Classifications
RI Category
Aerospace and aerodynamics research facilities
Scientific Domain
Engineering and Energy
Services
Wind tunnel tests

for product development and R&D activities.

Equipment
Model Deformation Measurement

MDM.

Acoustics measurements

for aero-acoustic needs.

Balance

Force measurements (6 components) on complete model or wall balance for half Model.

Particle Image Velocimetry

PIV - 3 components.

Pressure Sensitive Paint

Pressure Sensitive Paint (PSP)

Store release

Jettison test and captive trajectory system.

Collaborations
Networks
EREA
SATA
STAI
Date of last update: 08/02/2017
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