Entries by Rachelle Meijer

Due to blowing sand, a helicopter pilot’s in-flight visibility can be severely restricted during landings in deserts. At the request of the Dutch Ministry of Defense, the National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR) has recently started working on finding solutions to support […]

During the 2010 NIDV Symposium and Exposition, attended by Jack de Vries, the Dutch State Secretary of Defence, TNO (Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research) and NLR (National Aerospace Laboratory) signed a cooperation agreement. This cooperation agreement calls for TNO […]

When substantial crosswinds are present, aircraft can take-off in quicker succession. But how quickly? NLR researched this question as part of the recently completed European project, CREDOS. Research conducted during the CREDOS project revealed that when there is sufficient crosswind, […]

The National Aerospace Laboratory (NLR), in collaboration with Airbus, Eindhoven University of Technology and others, has conducted research to further chart the properties of lightning current. During the two-and-a-half-year EU-sponsored ILDAS (In-flight Lightning Damage Assessment System) project, a special measurement […]

NLR has presented the impressive results of the major European Union research project, FLYSAFE (Airborne Integrated Systems for Safety Improvement, Flight Hazard Protection and all Weather Operations). During the two-day conference held on March 25-26, FLYSAFE’s innovative new features were […]