Collins Aerospace Celebrates Grand Opening of North Wind Tunnel
Team members from AEI Madison were thrilled to attend the recent ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the highly anticipated grand opening of Collins Aerospace’s North Wind Tunnel facility in Rockford, Illinois.
Designed to advance the company’s signature Ram Air Turbine product — innovative aircraft technology that deploys in the event of critical power loss — the $18 million project expands the company’s overall testing capabilities while establishing a state-of-the-art wind tunnel facility featuring the latest aerospace technology and equipment.
“Collins’ Ram Air Turbines have helped save more than 2,400 lives over the past five decades. Our new wind tunnel will help ensure we continue to meet our customers’ delivery expectations for this lifesaving product in the most efficient manner...”