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16 May 2024

16th May PM - Farnborough Wind Tunnels CANCELLED

This event has been cancelled due to venue not being available.  A new date is being organised for September - a new event will be created for registration.

Afternoon Visit

Join us for an exclusive tour of the historic Wind Tunnels at Farnborough. These remarkable buildings, saved from demolition, were at the forefront of aerodynamic research from the 1930s until 1994. 

Led by knowledgeable volunteers, this tour offers a close look at two of the remaining tunnels and provides insight into their varied history and impressive construction. Learn about the critical research conducted during and after WWII, as well as the advancements made in the supersonic jet age. 

The tour includes an introductory talk, a visit to the low turbulence wind tunnel and the magnificent 24 Foot Wind Tunnel, and a walk to the remains of the Sea Plane Tank. Don't miss this opportunity to explore these iconic structures and gain a deeper understanding of their significance. 


09.50 – 10.00 : Safety Briefing
10.00 – 10.30 : Introductory Talk
10.30 – 10.45 : Break
10.45 – 11.30 : Tour Part 1 – Group A Building Q121; Group B Building R52
11.30 – 12.15 : Tour Part 2 – Group A Building R52; Group B Building Q121
12.15 – 12.30 : Close and Questions

Book your spot now and make a charitable donation of £20.00 per person for this unforgettable experience.

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