Typhoon Hush House
A Cullum Hush House supplied to the UK Ministry of Defence to allow engine testing for the UK’s fleet of Eurofighter Typhoon multi-role fighter jets.
A Cullum Aerospace Hush House supplied to the UK MoD to allow engine testing for the UK’s fleet of Typhoon multi-role fighter jets.
The Hush House is designed to allow the jets to run-up their engines in a controlled environment. Both sound and exhaust blast are contained by the structure.
The facility has the capability to test other MoD aircraft, such as the Tornado, Jaguar and Hawk; allowing vital safety and performance checks in a safe environment.
Testing can be performed day or night, and in all weather and wind conditions; helping to provide a fast response air force.
Acoustic requirement was 60dB(A) measured at 656ft; reducing a deafening roar to the level of a quiet
Cullum are proud to support the Royal Air Force with our products.
UK Ministry of Defense
Powered facility doors
Ancillary plant room
Aircraft restraints and powered nose wheel pit, to ensure correct alignment
Support systems: All fire protection systems, fuel lines, data acquisition systems and many of the electrical systems.
Advanced exhaust detuner – to control the engine exhaust gases and sound
Exhaust stack: 99 feet high and with advanced acoustic suppression