Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

  Title of the Aerospace Test
Hypersonic Shock Tunnel
  Name of the Organisation
  Name of theLab
Defence Research & Development Laboratory - DRDL
  Place of the Lab
  Category of Aerospace Test Wind Tunnel Testing
  Sub-category of Aerospace Test NA
  Year of Establisment 2008
  Test Applications
Aerospace, Research & Development, and Industrial
Steady and Unsteady pressure measurements
Flow visualization
Special tests - Heat transfer measurement
  Test Special Features
est Section size and shape: 1 m diameter nozzle exit - enclosed free jet
Speed range / Mach number range: 6, 6.5, 7, 8, 9 & 10
Reynolds number range ( per m): 3 - 10 million maximum
Ranges of Pitch, Roll and Yaw : Discrete 
Typical test duration: 1 milli sec
Stagnation pressure & Temperature range : 5 - 85 bar & Temperature range 500 - 4000 k  
  Other Test Information
Type of tunnel: High speed, Wind, Intermittent,and Horizontal 
Tools used : unsteady pressure transducers & thin film heat transfer gauges
Heat transfer measurement
  Contact Person / Institution
The Director
Defence Research & Development Laboratory - DRDL
Ministry of Defence
Kanchanbagh, Hyderabad, Telangana 500058
Contact No.:+91-40 2434 0051
Fax No.: +91-40- 040-24583242
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