Rotor Test Stand - Calspan’s experienced design and manufacturing team has been supporting rotorcraft OEM’s and test facilities around the world with engineering and fabrication of model scale and full scale rotor test stands for more than 30 years. Our team can develop, assemble and install development and production stands for both wind tunnel and turn-key Whirl Tower applications. Calspan’s engineers and technicians provide on-site support during installation, commissioning and production cycles.
Our vertically integrated in-house capability, from engineering through to commissioning, minimizes hand-offs, assures quality, and reduces cost and lead-time to build rotor test stands.
We are experts at designing and manufacturing model scale and full scale rotor test stands. We can free up your team to focus on critical product engineering and development efforts.
Talk to us about your rotor test stand needs. Our experts are ready to help you define an approach that best meets your Rotor Test Stand and Whirl Tower needs.
All rotor test stands include control and data acquisition systems.
Whirl Tower track and balance system is state-of-the-art.
Full six-component balance design is recognized as the Aerospace industry standard.
Model and full scale tilt-rotor test stand designs have been developed for wind tunnel applications.
Universal rotor hub designs provide flexibility for both development and MRO activities.
Full scale stands are available with direct drive electric motors eliminating the need for costly and high maintenance gearboxes.