Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

  Title of the Aerospace Test
National Wind Tunnel Facility
  Name of the Organisation
  Name of theLab
Indian Institute of Technology - IITK
  Place of the Lab
  Category of Aerospace Test Wind Tunnel Testing
  Sub-category of Aerospace Test NA
  Year of Establisment 1999
  Test Applications
Aerospace & Non-aerospace, Research & Development, and Industrial.
Full-model testing with sting support system
Half-model testing with external balance
Turntables system for aeronautical and non-aeronautical applications
Moving belt ground plane for ground effect simulation
Gust and cross wind simulation
Aero-acoustic testing
Laser light sheet generation system for flow visualization
3D Stereoscopic PIV system
  Test Special Features
Steady and Unsteady force & moment measurements
Steady and Unsteady pressure measurements
Aeroelastic tests
Ground effect simulation studies
Wind effect on structures including interference effect
Low Reynolds number airfoils studies
Low speed air-intake studies 
  Other Test Information
On model pitch, roll and yaw sensors
Roll, Pitch and Yaw (0.01 degree) and Y & Z motion (-0.1mm)
Present and continuous movements
Flex-motion eight axis closed loop control system
PSI scanners(11 Nos, 32 port each)
10, 20 and 70 inch WC with 0.05% accuracy
Internal Strain gauge force balaces, load cells
DANTAC streamline CTA system for velocity measurements
Hot-wire probes and calibrator
RTD, SS sensors and thermocouples for temperature
B & K microphone sensors and amplifier for noise measurements
3D Stereoscopic PIV system
Light sheet generation using 6W Ar-Ion Laser Image monitoring and recording system
  Contact Person / Institution
The Coordinator 
National Wind Tunnel Facility
Professor, Aerospace Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology,
KANPUR - 2080016
Phone : +91512259 - 7906/7226(o)
Fax : +915122597226
Email :
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