The infrastructure at the Institute of Jet Propulsion offers unique test facilities and capabilities for both experimental and numerical research activities:

Component Test Facility (KVA)

  • High Speed Cascade Wind Tunnel (HGK)
  • Instationary Flow Generator (EIZ)
  • Multi-Purpose Wind Tunnel (MZW)
  • Variable Inlet Guide Vane Test Facility (ELA-P)


Aero Engine Test Facility (TVA)

  • Full Scale Engine Test Bed
  • Scaled Propulsion System Test Bed
  • Scaled Engine Altitude Test Facility (under construction)


Flow simulation (CFD)

  • Up-to-date computational infrastructure
  • Competences with different flow solvers
    • ANSYS CFX / Fluent