Johann Dauer is fascinated by the possibilities that new technologies of civil unmanned aviation provide. Since 2008 he has been doing research unmanned aircraft (Unmanned Aircraft Systems, UAS) and their areas of application at the DLR Institute of Flight Systems in Braunschweig.
He is the project lead of the DLR project ALAADy (Automated Low Altitude Air Delivery), which is dedicated to unmanned air transportation in very low level altitude and explores new ways of safety assessment and verification for civil UAS. Johann Dauer leads a team of researchers working on new methods for guidance of unmanned aircraft. He has always been captivated by the transfer of sophisticated theory into practical experiments. To this end, he regularly receives opportunities during the flight tests he and his colleagues carry out for DLR.