Who we are

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

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

NLR provides the complete picture

For the security of airports or ports, police and military need to have detailed overviews. In this context, the National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR) has worked on integrating and visualizing all operational (sensor) information in one large screen.The Ministry of Defense … Continue reading

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Recently published documents

A weather dependent noise contour prediction concept
A weather dependent noise contour prediction concept
Co-Evolutionary Learning for Cognitive Computer Generated Entities
Fielding a Structural Health Monitoring system on legacy military aircraft
Connecting MATLAB, EcosimPro and 20-sim to the Simulation Model Portability standard