With the Virtual Product House (VPH) in Bremen, DLR is pursuing the goal of closely cooperating with industry partners, the scientific community and public authorities to implement an integration and test centre for the virtual simulation and certification of components and technologies, as well as their integration into the overall aircraft.
After flight tests on 16 January NASA DC-8 and DLR A320 ATRA fly together until 2 February 2018 in the joint campaign ND-MAX/ECLIF 2. The series of research flights will start from Ramstein Air Base in Germany.
Since 2006, DLR has published the 'Low Cost Monitor' twice a year. In the news archive you will find the LCM articles from 2011 onwards.
The primary objective of DLR aerospace research activities is to enhance the competitiveness of Germany and Europe's aerospace and air transport industries and to achieve governmental and societal objectives. In addition to fundamental research work, DLR is primarily concerned with applied aerospace research and development.