Movable elevator

The movable elevator is used for all equipment handling such as interchanging the removable floor sections, the moving belt ground plane, model assemblies and other equipment used in the wind tunnel.

The elevator has a maximum lifting capacity 38 tons and a vertical stroke of 10.3 m. On top is a working platform supported by four motorized crew jacks to provide vertical travel of 1.35 m. Four 5 ton hoists and a 0.5 ton jib crane complete the elevator.