Welcome to the Wind Tunnel Background Section!
This is part of a project that followed the wind tunnel test of the LA AIAA model of the Wright Flyer in the wind tunnel at NASA Ames. For more information visit the top level page of Wright Flyer Online!
AIAA 1903 Wright Flyer Model Wind Tunnel Test at NASA Ames Research Center
From the Exploring Aeronautics CD:These two clips have been edited for use on the Internet and the quality on the CD ROM is much better.
How Things Fly is a great way to learn about wind tunnels.
Laboratories of Flight a wonderful interactive site at the Observatorium.
"Inventing the Future" from the Franklin Institute gives details on the Wrights' wind tunnel.
Lego Engineering Curriculum Ideas This project funded by NASA,includes experiments and a wind tunnel design.