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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

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

Golden Triangle launches 3D Metal printing programme

A new programme recently kicked-off that aims to help Dutch SMEs and industry manufacture certified 3D metal printing products. Six companies are already participating in the programme and it is expected that this number will double. The programme?s total budget … Continue reading

NLR makes satellite data more easily accessible

NLR developed infrastructure for the European Space Agency (ESA) that allows users to more easily and efficiently find, order and download Earth observation images from ESA satellites. The initial tests of this (prototype) infrastructure were recently successfully completed. Given the … Continue reading

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Recently published documents

Centralized Versus Decentralized Team Coordination Using Dynamic Scripting
The Potential of Technologies to Mitigate Helicopter Accident Factors : An EHEST Study
The effect of crosswind on engine ingestion during take-offs from water contaminated runways
Integrate Engine Manufacturer's Knowledge into the Preliminary Aircraft Sizing Process
Improving Air-to-Air Combat Behavior Through Transparent Machine Learning