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  • n  a structure resembling a tunnel where air is blown at known velocities for testing parts of aircraft
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  • Lazer Wasp helmet review
    Lazer say independent wind tunnel tests prove the Wasp to be 2-4 watts faster than competitors, equating to 12 seconds over a 40km time trial. This is partly down to the Trip Wire ridge on top of the shell, which interrupts the airflow to keep it attached to the rider longer and keep things aero even when riding in a head-down position.  It certainly feels fast – though TT helmets always perform ...
    June 8, 2013 - BikeRadar
  • 28 Gorgeous Wind Tunnels That Will Blow You Away
    I've always been amazed by wind tunnels. Why? First of all, they're massive structures. Then there's the remarkable contribution they make to science and engineering—without wind tunnels, we likely wouldn't have developed the aerospace technology that put us on the moon. And finally, wind tunnels are often simply gorgeous, dramatic spaces. For proof, see the striking images below, which span ...
    June 6, 2013 - Gizmodo
  • Skydive L.I. looks to build indoor ‘skydiving’ tunnel at EPCAL
    Afraid of heights but love a thrill, nonetheless? Well, Skydive Long Island has a new plan in the works that involves skydiving without jumping out of a plane. The company, based sine 2000 at the Enterprise Park at Calverton, plans to build a vertical wind tunnel on David Court property. “There’s a thing called indoor [...]
    June 6, 2013 - The Suffolk Times

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