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Dutch research institutes join forces to measure wind

Applied research institutes ECN, KNMI, MARIN, WUR and NLR are going to cooperate in ‘’. The main goal of, an initiative of ECN is to share new and costly wind measurement equipment, to exchange experiences and to develop new

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NLR contributes to research into unmanned helicopter-ship operations

Delft Dynamics, Damen Naval Shipyards and the Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR) have signed a cooperation agreement as part of the ‘NEREUS’ National Technology Project (‘Naval long-Endurance Robot helicopter Equipped for Unmanned Surveillance’). The Dutch Ministry of Defence has commissioned the

Nitrogen dioxide The Netherlands 7 November 2017

NLR essential link in Tropomi data processing

Tropomi was launched on 13 October 2017 on the European satellite Sentinel-5P, built by the European Space Agency (ESA) as part of the European Commission’s Copernicus Earth Observation programme. The Tropomi instrument makes it possible to measure air quality on

Royal Netherlands Air Force and NLR strengthen partnership for information-driven air force operations

  On November 30th, the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNAF) and NLR signed two agreements during the Netherlands Industries for Defence & Security (NIDV) Symposium & Exhibition in Rotterdam. These agreements are contributory to the RNAF’s strategic ambition to use information-driven functionalities

NLR signs agreement for unique drone experiment

NLR signs agreement for unique drone experiment

Six representatives of government, business and knowledge institutions – including NLR – signed an agreement at Groningen Airport Eelde last week to perform out-of-sight drone flights. These ‘Beyond Visual Line Of Sight’ (BVLOS) flights are important to enable a variety

Swedish LFV and NLR continue cooperation in air traffic management research

From left to right: Marcus Filipp and Björn Wahlström of Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider Luftfartsverket LFV Recently, the Swedish Air Navigation Service Provider Luftfartsverket -LFV has extended its membership of the NARSIM user community for ten years. The NARSIM

ACASIAS Kick-off meeting

European ACASIAS project contributes to making aviation more sustainable

The European ACASIAS project (Advanced Concepts for Aero-Structures with Integrated Antennas and Sensors) was launched in June 2017. The goal of ACASIAS is to reduce the fuel consumption of future aircraft by improving aerodynamic performance and by facilitating integration of

NLR achieves milestone in 3D printing

NLR achieves milestone in 3D printing

NLR recently produced a metal compressor wheel for a microturbine using 3D printing techniques, and successfully tested the compressor wheel at speeds of up to 200,000 revolutions per minute. In doing so, NLR has taken a first step towards 3D-printed

The Netherlands and Norway join forces in space

The Netherlands and Norway join forces in space

The Netherlands and Norway are going to conduct scientific research in the field of space. It concerns matters that are relevant to military operations. The focus is on designing a ‘space demonstrator’ using a small satellite. In this way the