As a hypersonic wind tunnel, the facility is the world’s largest in scale
Supply highly reliant test data owing to high airflow quality
|Department||Aviation Technology Directorate|
|Specifications||Type: Blowdown, vacuum suction type
Test section: Free jet type
Nozzle exit diameter: 50 cm (0.5 m wind tunnel)/127 cm (1.27 m wind tunnel)
Mach number: 5, 7, 9 (0.5 m wind tunnel)/10 (1.27 m wind tunnel)
Stagnation pressure range: 1 to 8.5 MPa
Duration: 120 seconds (0.5 m wind tunnel)/60 second (1.27 m wind tunnel)
High-pressure air source: 18 m3 × 2 (alternative use), 19.7 MPa
Vacuum sphere: 2,300 m3 (0.5 m wind tunnel)/4,600 m3 (1.27 m wind tunnel)
Exhaust speed: 6,500 m3/h × 2
|Year of completion||FY 1965 (0.5 m wind tunnel)
FY 1994 (1.27 m wind tunnel)
|Fees||260,801 yen/day (ventilation days) (Current as of April 1, 2022)
200,660 yen/day (days when ventilation is not conducted, and only preparations/dismantling is implemented) (Current as of April 1, 2022)
*The usage fee above includes the general management fee.
*The usage fee above does not include technical fees, consumption tax and operational fees before and after testing. These fees will be charged separately.
*The usage fee is calculated each fiscal year. In addition, prices may be revised without notice midway through the fiscal year. Inquire using the form below for details.