US Air Force Wooden Test Rig

Wednesday, 8th June 2005 by

This massive structure is apparently a US Air Force test stand and is one of the world's largest wooden structure. Military planes are parked on it and their resistance to things like lightning and EMP are tested (Or maybe they drive stunt cars really fast off the end for fun...). I couldn't find much more information about this on the 'net, so if you find any post it here.

Update: This website describes some of the other sights at Kirtland Air Force Base. Including rocket sled, crazy solar power experiments and more.

wooden plane test rig

Thanks: Ned Hastings & Chris