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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

NLR and Royal HaskoningDHV sign contract with Dutch government to optimise accessibility of Dutch airports

A consortium consisting of NLR and engineering consultancy Royal HaskoningDHV has signed a framework contract with the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment to provide integrated consultancy and engineering services for the aviation sector and airports in the Netherlands proper … Continue reading

Network Logistics Centre Woensdrecht expands

The Logistic Centre Woensdrecht (LCW) and NLR are expanding their collaboration. LCW will intensively deploy NLR?s comprehensive knowledge and superior technologies in order to optimise the maintenance of weapon systems on behalf of the Royal Dutch Air Force. This expansion … Continue reading

Fokker, NLR, Airborne and TU Delft start maintenance centre for composites

At the Paris Air Show 2015 the Dutch Composites Maintenance Centre agreement was signed between Fokker, NLR, Airborne and TU-Delft. The DCMC will initiate and support innovations in the Maintenance Repair and Overhaul of composite (aero)structures During the Paris Air Show in … Continue reading

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Recently published documents

Situation Awareness in Crisis Situations
Review of aeronautical fatigue investigations in the Netherlands during the period March 2013 - March 2015
Manufacturing process simulation and structural evaluation of grid stiffened composite structures
Analysis of the roles of pilots and controllers in the resilience of air traffic management
A Contactless Telemetry System for a Contra-Rotating Open Rotor Test Campaign