Now I would like to write about one of the greatest facilities of the ZIL plant. It is an aeroclimatic camera.
An aeroclimatic complex is a unique facility that simulates various weather conditions for vehicle testing. Environmental testing and research were conducted in a wide range of ambient temperatures from -60°C to +65°C with regulation of the object air-flow speed of 0:150% km/h, at a relative humidity of 0:100%.
The picture below shows a detailed complex operation scheme:
Unfortunately, during out visit, lots of the equipment had already been gone, so in some cases there will be pictures of other authors.
Aside from the aeroclimatic camera itself, the facility hosts a laboratory and an archive.
Laboratory of the studies of acoustic properties of the vehicle.
This is an aeroclimatic camera. Oh, what a beauty:
Its size is not difficult to understand, there are two people over there: