Beech Wind Tunnel will commemorate its 75th anniversary April 3

The Wichita State community is invited to attend a 75th anniversary celebration for the Walter H. Beech Wind Tunnel in WSU’s National Institute for Aviation Research from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, April 3 at 156 Wallace Hall Annex.

On April 3, 1948, the unnamed wind tunnel at the University of Wichita conducted its first low speed test to study its characteristics.