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Marianne Lyonnet et Delphine Bonnaud
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Marianne Lyonnet et Delphine Bonnaud

Operation of the large ONERA wind tunnels are supervised by Marianne Lyonnet at Modane and Delphine Bonnaud at Fauga-Mauzac. These two ladies brilliantly manage complex scientific activities in ONERA’s major facilities.

The F1 wind tunnel just turned 40
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The F1 wind tunnel just turned 40

The ONERA Fauga-Mauzac center celebrated the 40 years of the F1 wind tunnel on the 13th and 14th of October with local politicians, customers and partners as well as the employees and their families.

New large reference model for S1MA
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New large reference model for S1MA

A large reference model (LRM) of 3.5m large-scale has been designed by our teams. This model is now available for test and technique developments.

 

Clean Sky Tests Laminar Wing
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Clean Sky Tests Laminar Wing

A low-drag natural laminar flow wing for a future regional aircraft has been tested by ATR partner Leonardo and French  research agency ONERA. The large-scale model was evaluated in ONERA’s S1MA transonic wind tunnel.

Improved Mach number capability of S2MA
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Improved Mach number capability of S2MA

The Mach number test envelope of the ONERA S2MA transonic and supersonic wind tunnel will soon be continuous up to Mach number 3,1.

ONERA wind tunnel division offer
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ONERA wind tunnel division offer

The offer of the ONERA wind tunnel division is shown in this film made during tests performed for the Italian aircraft manufacturer Piaggio.

From model manufacturing to wind tunnel testing, we introduce our sites at Lille, Fauga-Mauzac, Modane, and its experienced teams.

New Mach number regulation system for S1MA - FP7
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New Mach number regulation system for S1MA - FP7

The new Mach number regulation at S1MA, sponsored by the European FP7-ESWIRP project, implements two complementary regulation components.

Development of the unsteady PSP technique
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Development of the unsteady PSP technique

As part of a Carnot partnership research network project, the ONERA’s wind tunnels is developing a Pressure Sensitive Paint (PSP) at short response time.

Nicetrip test campaign in S1MA wind tunnel
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Nicetrip test campaign in S1MA wind tunnel

Testing of a European Tilt-rotor project (Nicetrip) in the large S1MA wind tunnel of ONERA.