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 ..
|Clearly visible cockpit displays ? even in bright sunlight|
The DERPHOSA project saw NLR joining forces with several partners to work on new technology for cockpit displays. The new technology sailed through validation testing in 2014, at a 10-km altitude in extremely bright sunlight. The backlights in today?s cockpit … Continue reading
|Tested at NLR: ESA’s re-entry vehicle IXV|
ESA, the European Space Agency, recently launched a re-entry vehicle to demonstrate the controlled return flight back to Earth. NLR comprehensively tested the descent of the vehicle for the supersonic flight regime in its wind tunnel in Amsterdam. The re-entry … Continue reading
|Tool for more dynamic Life Cycle Management|
NLR has developed a software tool – Life Cycle Management (Tools4LCM) ? for the Dutch Ministry of Defence. The tool provides insights into the factors that contribute to the availability of military equipment, allowing the Ministry to gain valuable insights … Continue reading