Calspan's story begins with the opening of an aerodynamic research laboratory in 1952. As the team’s experience, reputation and expertise grew, the company evolved into a preferred resource for designing and building wind tunnels for outside aeronautical and aerospace organizations.
Calspan continues to be the world’s top supplier of wind tunnel facilities, components and test services. Through our vast experience as both a test facility supplier and user, we stand uniquely qualified to help organizations in government, industry and academia advance their technology and prove their designs.
Our expertise covers speed regimes ranging from subsonic to hypersonic and produce test conditions for aerodynamic studies, aerothermal studies, propulsion system development, etc.
Calspan has collaborated on wind tunnel facility design and construction with many of the world’s foremost aerospace thought leaders in government, commercial and university areas.
No matter how challenging or unique your wind tunnel testing requirements, Calspan is the right partner for helping you design and build the ideal state-of-the-art facility to meet them.
The Calspan team is especially skilled at designing test facilities that accurately simulate airframe flight conditions, atmospheric boundary layer, high-altitude, icing and other operating conditions, incorporating both aerodynamic and acoustic designs.
Full Range of Speed Regimes
Calspan expertise includes extensive experience with designing and delivering:
Calspan can help you keep pace with the latest technology through onsite facility evaluations and upgrade recommendations. Calspan refurbishment services are designed to restore your critical test components to like-new performance at a fraction of the cost of replacement.