The DLR-Institute of Flight Guidance is a leading research organisation in air traffic management and airports.
Within the field of tension between basic and applied research we understand ourselves as knowledge keeper and producer of ideas in the domain. Our stated goal is the development of innovative concepts from the idea to the validated implementation in order to contribute to a safe, efficient and environmental friendly air transport system.
Thanks to a holistic approach the DLR-Institute of Flight Guidance combines basic and applied research in the areas of:
We are a formative member of national and international networks, together with strategic partners. As a research centre of excellence, we see ourselves as a supporter of the university and postgraduate education and thus contribute to securing the high-tech location Germany.
Scientific independence is essential for us as manifested by these three pillars: