U.S Test Facilities

Test Facility 2
High temp testing facility

Reaction Engines Test Facility 2 is located at the Colorado Air and Space Port near Denver, CO, USA, and is centrally located for providing national and global testing services.

Key Features

TF2 is uniquely capable of providing high-temperature air at high mass flows for extended durations. We are opening our facility and its unique capabilities to you to propel your program forward with a versatile testing environment, immediate data acquisition, and highly skilled engineers to meet all your testing objectives!

Megawatt-class, high temperature, high mass flow for extended durations

Highly experienced team with decades of aerospace testing experience

Analysis support and test hardware design

Large, flexible test floor layout

State-of-the-art DAQ systems, expansion ready and reconfigurable

Various power supplies and utility interfaces

Safety equipped and OSHA compliant

Total Area: 3,500 sqft Indoor Test Facility; 500 sqft Control Room; 11,000 sqft Outdoor Capability

Industry Applications

  • Hypersonic thermal management systems
  • Turbine Based Combined Cycle (TBCC) Development
  • Mass Injection Pre-Compressor Cooling (MIPCC)
  • Adaptive engine technology testing
  • Hypersonic materials test
  • Supercritical CO2 systems testing
  • Stack gas regeneration testing
  • Power generation cycles


Total Temperature:600 – 2200 ºF*
Total Pressure:12 – 25 psia
Flow Rate:5 -120 lbm/s Vitiated Air*
Simulated Mach:Mach2.9 – Mach 5+
Duration:15-180 minutes*
Reynolds Number Per foot:1.9·10³ – 2·106 ft-¹
Test Section Size:up to 120″
Test Section Type:Direct Connect or Free Flow

*Dependent on required test parameters.

Testing Successes

Recently the facility successfully validated Reaction Engines’ innovative precooler technology in the airflow conditions of 1000°C (1800°F) that are expected during high-speed flights up to Mach 5.

Let's talk

To learn more about our high-temperature testing capabilities and our ability to support your testing needs, contact the team today.