Which services does the facility offer

The Netherlands Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems Test Centre NRTC in Flevoland offers accredited training services for commercial RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft System, also called drone) operators. NRTC is a Registered Training Facility accredited in the Netherlands by the Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT) of the Ministry of Infrastructure.

RPAS flight operations can be conducted on-site to support the training activities since the NLR test center has dedicated air space for conducting RPAS operations.

Who can benefit from these services

RPAS/drone suppliers and operators, policy makers.

How to get access to the facility

You can get access through an agreement with NLR. You will find the contact info on the right.

Detailed description of the facilities / service

The training comprises the safe operation and control of RPAS and correct act in case of emergencies. All flight exercises vary in level of difficulty during the training. Furthermore, all exercises are to be flown in most manual flight mode as requested by the CAA-NL.

The examination date will be planned in mutual agreement between the student and the instructor.