Notre Dame Unveils Largest Mach 6 Quiet Hypersonic Test Facility in the US

The University of Notre Dame has completed development of the country’s largest quiet Mach 6 hypersonic wind tunnel. Funded with support from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), the AFOSR-Notre Dame Large Mach 6 Quiet Tunnel has a nozzle diameter 2.5 times larger than current quiet hypersonic wind tunnels in the U.S.

The $5.4 million project is the first step in a partnership between Notre Dame and Purdue University to develop multiple hypersonic tunnels.

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November 30, 2018

Science and TechnologyAerospace and Mechanical EngineeringCollege of EngineeringInstitute for Flow Physics and ControlThomas CorkeThomas Juliano

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