Propeller powered aircraft

ONERA Wind Tunnel Division test facilities offer large capabilities for testing propeller powered aircraft, with complete model, half (motorized) model or isolated propeller in the different flight phases (take of, cruise, landing, limit of the flight envelope conditions ...).

  • Isolated propeller performances
  • Integrated propeller performances
  • Acoustic measurements
  • RSB using (with telemetry if necessary) for load measurements - 6 components

Open rotor test capabilities : Specific test rigs for isolated propeller and installed effect measurements development ongoing (isolated configuration operational since 2013).

A400M model on straight sting in S1MA
A400M model on mono-strut in F1