Germany’s DLR To Build VTOL Crash And Impact Test Center


DLR’s CITE facility will be able to reproduce both bird and drone strikes for research and certification.

Credit: DLR
German aerospace center DLR plans to build a new indoor facility for full-scale crash and impact testing of helicopters and electric vertical-takeoff-and-landing (eVTOL) aircraft. The center is designed to support both research and certification testing. To be located in the Stuttgart area near DLR...
Graham Warwick

Graham leads Aviation Week's coverage of technology, focusing on engineering and technology across the aerospace industry, with a special focus on identifying technologies of strategic importance to aviation, aerospace and defense.

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