The first floor (right under the flight chamber) is almost finished.
A few weeks ago we installed the longest section of air duct. We call them ‘trousers’.
The room with two frequency drives for fans on the west side of the Tokyo tunnel. Raised floor is yet to be installed.
Panoramic view from the top
To reduce noise and for comfortable flights a cooling system is installed, which cools the air inside the air ducts using cold water running through the turning vanes. The assembly of the Tokyo cooling system is in progress.
The construction of the concrete building in Tokyo has been finished. Soon the scaffold will be removed and the installation of equipment will begin.
Parts of the air dict arrrived to Japan. They are made of smooth and thick fiber-reinforced plastic sandwich, resulting in the reduced drag and noise.
We’re proud to announce that we have just started the geological survey on the land plot in Chiba New Town for our new wind-tunnel in Japan. Stay tuned.
Middle levels of concrete in the Tokyo wind-tunnel are ready. The circle in the center is where the glass flight chamber will be installed.
Digging of the foundation pit for the Munich wind tunnel has started.