Entries by Rachelle Meijer

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 […]

Last week, the 8th IFAR Summit was held in Pretoria, South Africa, where CEO Michel Peters of the Netherlands Aerospace Center (NLR) was elected chairman of IFAR for a period of two years. IFAR, the International Forum for Aviation 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 […]

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 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 […]

NLR is testing a large drone at Twente Airport this week. NLR is using the XCalibur+ Jet Trainer — a drone approved for professional use in accordance with the Assessment Specifications for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (AS-RPAS1) — to gain […]