Aerospace Testing Facilities in India

Aerospace Testing Facilities available in India

  Title of the Aerospace Test
5" X 7" supersonic wind tunnel
  Name of the Organisation
  Name of theLab
Department of Aerospace Engineering
  Place of the Lab
  Category of Aerospace Test Wind Tunnel Testing
  Sub-category of Aerospace Test Supersonic wind tunnel
  Year of Establisment NA
  Test Applications
  Test Special Features
Test Section size and shape: 5" X 7"
Mach number range: 2D convergent –divergent nozzle of M=1.2 to 4
Reynolds number range (per m): 1.3x10^10 
Test Control Parameters:
Test duration 60S
Constant stagnation pressure (ambient)
Constant stagnation Temperature (ambient)
Vacuum tank volume of 300m3 at 1 Torr
Pressure measurement capabilities with ESP scanner,
Kulite, individual chip based transducer like Honeywell,
Measurement Computing etc.
350mm dia vacuum isolation knife edge gate va
  Other Test Information
Type of Tunnel:Intermittentindraft type.
Instrumentation: Color Schlierenvideo recording system
Data Acquisition System:
1616 FS Measurement computing USB based data
acquisition system. Dasylab software for data capture.
  Contact Person / Institution
The Director 
Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Bangalore - 560012
Contact No.: +91-80 -23600690
Fax: + 91 - 80 - 23600936
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