Hypervelocity Tunnel 9 celebrates a historic milestone this month
The Air Force HIFEX vehicle geometry test was conducted in the AEDC Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9. HIFEX is a joint U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and German Aerospace Centre effort to advance the maturity of enabling technologies for the realization of a next generation hypersonic aerospace system. October marks the 20th anniversary of the Hypervelocity Wind Tunnel 9 as an Air Force facility. (AEDC file photo)

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