NIAR in the News: Expanding Full-Scale Structural Testing

Source: MTS

Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), is the largest university aviation research and development institution in the U.S. Building on a longstanding tradition of aviation excellence in Wichita, Kansas, the “Air Capital of the World,” NIAR provides aerospace manufacturers with the state-of-the-art facilities, equipment and expertise they need to conduct complex tests that can lead to breakthroughs for the entire aerospace industry.

“One of the many reasons clients choose NIAR is that they can perform all of their tests here, in one place, instead of traveling to multiple facilities to get the data they need,” said Tim Hickey, a test lab director at NIAR. “When more of our clients began to require full-scale testing, we had to make a change. We knew we had the experience, equipment and people to perform these complex tests, but we needed more space.” READ MORE…

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