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The National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR) is the independent knowledge enterprise in the Netherlands on aerospace. The overall mission is making air transport and space exploration safer, more sustainable and more efficient. NLR’s multidisciplinary approach focuses on developing new and cost effective technologies for aviation and space, from design support to production technology and MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul). More ..

NLR News

Emirates pleased with Dutch assistance on composite production for aviation

From 20 to 23 April a training course with STRATA Engineers was held at the NIBRAS Aerospace Park in Al Ain. The Desert Tulip participants KVE Composites, VisionWaves and NLR provided a four-day training course. VisionWaves? focus was on knowledge … Continue reading

NLRs makes new oven for composites manufacturing available for industry

Recently NLR installed a new facility at its Marknesse establishment, which is now available for use by industry. The facility is a special oven in which composite parts can be cured, consolidated or annealed. The oven is 8 meters long … Continue reading

Composite armchairs designed at NLR unveiled at prestigious design fair

A composite armchair designed by designer Marleen Kaptein at NLR will be exhibited this week at the international design fair, ?Salone del Mobile?, in Milan. View the photos here. Under the auspices of NLR’s incubator, Kaptein designed a composite armchair. … Continue reading

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Recently published documents

Secure and efficient exchange of aircraft loads and usage data
Attitudes and Behaviour intervention selection tool for aircraft maintenance
Tailoring a Cognitive Model for Situation Awareness using Machine Learning
Scope, objectives and international dimension of a dynamic aircraft robust power management programme
Man4Gen: Manual Operation of 4th Generation Airliners