University of Leicester Supersonic Wind Tunnels
21 Nov 2018




Closed-loop ejector-driven transonic and supersonic tunnel. Aerodynamic test section 0.0254 m wide, 0.1016 m high, 0.1016 m long. Mach number 0 to 1.8, maximum flow speed 487 m/s, Reynolds number 0-26.2 millions/m, Total pressure 101325 Pa, Run time: 2 minutes, Recharge time: 15 minutes. Working fluid: dry air. Instrumentation: Schlieren and shadowgraph photography, two 16-channel digital manometers, 30 psid range, rated 250 psi. Supersonic Tunnel.png
​   One of Leicester’s two supersonic wind tunnels