28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-3.10.3


R. Kimmel, D. Adamczak, S. Stanfield*, DSTO AVD Brisbane Team**
AFRL, USA; *Spectral Energies, LLC, USA; **DSTO, Air Vehicles Division, Australia

Keywords: hypersonics, boundary layer transition

HIFiRE is a hypersonic flight test program executed by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and Australian DSTO (DSTO). HIFiRE-1 provided transition measurements suitable for calibrating N-factor prediction methods, and produced insight into the transition front on a cone at angle of attack.

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