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For more information on the National Wind Tunnel Facility please visit NWTF and ESPRC.

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Facility Organisation Location Infrastructure Classification Sub-Classification Contact
Anechoic Wind Tunnel University of Southampton Southampton Aerodynamics - Aeroacoustic Facility Noise Test admin@nwtf.ac.uk
Hydroscience Tank University of Southampton Southampton Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Other Tunnel admin@nwtf.ac.uk
R J Mitchell Wind Tunnel University of Southampton (NWTF) Southampton Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Subsonic admin@nwtf.ac.uk
Shock Tube University of Oxford (NWTF) Oxford Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Hypersonic admin@nwtf.ac.uk
Low Density Tunnel University of Oxford (NWTF) Oxford Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Hypersonic admin@nwtf.ac.uk
High Density Tunnel University of Oxford (NWTF) Oxford Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Hypersonic admin@nwtf.ac.uk
De Havilland Wind Tunnel University of Glasgow (NWTF) Glasgow Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Subsonic admin@nwtf.ac.uk
5m Low Speed Wind Tunnel QinetiQ Farnborough Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Subsonic imsmith1@qinetiq.com
MIRA Climactic Wind Tunnel MIRA Nuneaton Aerodynamics - Icing Test Facility Icing Test Jeff.stevens@mira.co.uk
Low Speed Wind Tunnel Leonardo Helicopters Yeovil Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Subsonic alan.daniel@leonardocompany.com
Hypersonic Gun Tunnel Imperial College London (NWTF) London Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Hypersonic admin@nwtf.ac.uk
Supersonic Blow Down Tunnel Imperial College London (NWTF) London Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Supersonic admin@nwtf.ac.uk
10×5 Low Speed Wind Tunnel Imperial College London (NWTF) London Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Subsonic admin@nwtf.ac.uk
Icing Wind Tunnel GKN Aerospace Luton Aerodynamics - Icing Test Facility Icing Test Paul.Nicklin@GKNAerospace.com
Atmospheric Icing Facility Cranfield University (NWTF) Cranfield Aerodynamics - Icing Test Facility Icing Test admin@nwtf.ac.uk
8×4 Atmospheric Boundary Layer Wind Tunnel Cranfield University (NWTF) Cranfield Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Subsonic admin@nwtf.ac.uk
8×6 Low Speed Wind Tunnel Cranfield University (NWTF) Cranfield Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Subsonic admin@nwtf.ac.uk
T5 Transonic Supersonic Wind Tunnel City, University of London (NWTF) London Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Transonic admin@nwtf.ac.uk
Gaster Low Turbulence Wind Tunnel City, University of London (NWTF) London Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Subsonic admin@nwtf.ac.uk
SST1 / SST2 Wind Tunnels University of Cambridge (NWTF) Cambridge Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Supersonic admin@nwtf.ac.uk
1.2m High Speed Wind Tunnel BAE Systems Warton Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Transonic brian.cleator@baesystems.com
4.0m Low Speed Wind Tunnel BAE Systems Warton Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Subsonic brian.cleator@baesystems.com
Small Scale Transonic Tunnel Aircraft Research Association Bedford Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Transonic pcurtis@ara.co.uk
Mach Simulation Tank Aircraft Research Association Bedford Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Other Tunnel pcurtis@ara.co.uk
Transonic Wind Tunnel Aircraft Research Association Bedford Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Transonic pcurtis@ara.co.uk
Airbus Filton Low Speed Wind Tunnel Facility Airbus Bristol Aerodynamics - Wind Tunnel Facility Subsonic michael.simmons@airbus.com

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The data contained in these “Facilities” pages is sourced from “The UK Engineering Test Infrastructure – An investigation into the sustainability of the experimental test facility infrastructure in the United Kingdom” by the Association of Aerospace Universities, 2010 and as such the ATI is unable to make any representations or warranties as to its accuracy. However this data should not be reproduced without the relevant consent being obtained from the authors.