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 ..
|Pilots: ‘Air-to-Air refueling can be performed safely’|
International simulation experiments conducted at NLR Passenger aircraft can safely be refueled while airborne, even during moderate turbulence. These were the findings of flight simulation experiments recently conducted at the NLR and DLR (the German partner organization of the NLR). … Continue reading
|Innovating for a quieter environment|
In collaboration with the Acoustical Society of the Netherlands (Nederlands Akoestisch Genootschap) and X-noise, the NLR recently organised an Acoustics Symposium under the theme: ?Innovating together for a quieter environment?. NLR organised this stakeholders meeting with the aim of bringing together … Continue reading
|NLR takes stock of technologies for improving helicopter flight safety|
Although helicopter flights are relatively safe, dozens of accidents involving helicopters do occur in Europe every year, including some that result in fatalities. The European Helicopter Safety Team (EHEST) has commissioned a technology team led by the National Aerospace Laboratory … Continue reading