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Future Aviation 2019

9. December 2019 @ 19:00 - 21:00


Future Aviation is a series of talks and tours dedicated to developments in aviation, as well as the latest research applications and solutions in this area. Renowned experts from Haus der Wissenschaft Braunschweig, the German Society for Aeronautics and Astronautics (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Luft- und Raumfahrt – Lilienthal-Oberth; DGLR), the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR), the Aeronautics Research Centre Niedersachsen (NFL) and the Association of German Engineers (VDI) explain the current state of aeronautics research and technology. At the end of each presentation, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions to the speakers and discuss presentation content.

2019 lecture series

28 January
Staying mobile and becoming sustainable – shaping change in aviation (Prof. Jens Friedrichs, Daniel Reckzeh and Prof. Robert Sausen, all DLR)

25 February
Precision flight – an assistance system for noise-optimised, fuel-saving approaches (Dr Fethi Abdelmoula, DLR)

25 March
Alternative fuels in aviation – from fuel design to practical testing (Dr Tobias Schripp, DLR)

29 April
Battery opportunities and limitations in electric aircraft (Sabrina Zellmer, TU Braunschweig)

27 May
Electric propulsion systems for aircraft (Dr Frank Anton, Siemens eAircraft)

24 June
The future of VTOL – research & technology at Airbus Helicopters (Frank Löser, Airbus Helicopters Germany)

30 September
Drones in the city – development and demonstration of an urban air traffic system for unmanned aircraft (Stefan Kern, DLR)

28 October
Airbus Single Aisle Step Change – an innovative structural assembly line in Hamburg (Sven Lutze, Airbus)

25 November
Leichtwerk AG – aircraft design from research to industrialisation (Dr Reiner Kickert, Leichtwerk)

9 December
iSTAR –DLR’s new research aircraft (Dr Burkard Wigger, DLR).

2019 trips > personal registration required.

28 June
AutoGyro GmbH, Hildesheim

30 August
DLR and Airbus in Stade.