Southern California's Research-Grade Wind Tunnel
The John W. Lucas Wind Tunnel at GALCIT is a medium-sized, low-speed wind tunnel. It is available for hire (testing only) as well as research projects (short and long term). We have had occupancies as short as 4 hours and as long as 19 months.
- Model testing (JPL, Volvo, UCLA, TMT, FXC/Guardian)
- Instrumentation testing (POC, MSE, Inc.)
- Aerodynamic/Instrumentation Development (Boeing, NASA)
- Academic Research (UoA, NASA, Boeing)
Instrumentation / Development Partners
Laser Doppler Velocimeters/Anemometers