The Institute is part of DLR’s decentralised design organisation (approved by the German Federal Aviation Office and EASA according to „Part 21“) involved in development, qualification, examination, manufacturing, and compliance assessment of aircraft modifications. The department also provides most of the Compliance Verification Engineers (CVE) for avionics and electrical systems for almost all DLR research aircraft. It therefore plays a central role in the design organisation, participating in almost all approvals for flight test modifications within DLR.
As part of the Design Organisation the department carries out various tasks.
For development and qualification:
For prototype manufacturing: