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Icing Research Tunnel, NASA Lewis Research Center
Society
Main Category
Era
Date Created
Location Country
us
Coordinates
41.412843, -81.862399
Address1
Glenn Research Center
Address2
5429-5519 Taylor Rd
City
Cleveland
State
Country
Zip

In operation since 1944, the Icing Research Tunnel is the oldest and largest refrigerated icing wind tunnel in the world. Technology developed there enables aircraft to fly safely through icing clouds. Two firsts include the unique heat exchanger and the spray system that simulates a natural icing cloud of tiny droplets.

World's oldest and largest refrigerated icing wind tunnel, with unique heat exchanger and spray system
Image Credit
Courtesy NASA
Image Caption
Cleveland Mayor, Frank G. Jackson, tours the Icing Research Tunnel
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