AWATAR will develop key technologies for future  certification process
25/01/2024

AWATAR will develop key technologies for future certification process

The aeronautical industry is committed to a collective goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

ONERA's adaptive optics to equip one of the largest American telescopes
11/12/2023

ONERA's adaptive optics to equip one of the largest American telescopes

On November 28, 2023, as part of an international consortium led by Macquarie University in Sydney, ONERA and its partners won a US National Science Foundation (NSF) tender worth over $10 million to design and build a laser-assisted tomographic adaptive optics (AO) system for the Gemini North tel

Joint IMOTHEP / CAJU workshop on Hybrid Electric Propulsion
08/12/2023

Joint IMOTHEP / CAJU workshop on Hybrid Electric Propulsion

In Brussels on 29 – 30 November 2023, the IMOTHEP project, an ambitious research initiative on hybrid electric propulsion funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020, organized with Clean Aviation Joint Undertaking (CAJU) a Workshop on Hybrid Electric Propulsion (HEP).

ONERA and SKYTED sign a patent licensing agreement to develop a silent mask allowing to make calls in complete discretion
18/01/2023

ONERA and SKYTED sign a patent licensing agreement to develop a silent mask allowing to make calls in complete discretion

Based in Toulouse, Skyted is a start-up that designs a new mask, offering a "bubble of silence" that allows to make confidential and silent calls in airplanes, transports, open spaces and in the virtual world like metavers and online games.

Cognitive Network of HF-Radars: A Revolutionary Enhancement of European Defence
01/01/2023

Cognitive Network of HF-Radars: A Revolutionary Enhancement of European Defence

The threat spectrum faced by the European Union is broadening and demands a new and robust capability to complement existing assets and address increasingly complex challenges.

ONERA acquires two satellite platforms from NanoAvionics for its nanosat FlyLab mission
30/11/2022

ONERA acquires two satellite platforms from NanoAvionics for its nanosat FlyLab mission

ONERA has signed a contract with NanoAvionics for the procurement of two 8U and 6U nanosat platforms, dedicated to the FlyLab mission.

Clean Aviation’s Scaled Flight Demonstrator completes its Mission Flight Tests
23/11/2022

Clean Aviation’s Scaled Flight Demonstrator completes its Mission Flight Tests

Between 17 October and 31 October 2022, the Scaled Flight Demonstrator (SFD) developed in the frame of Clean Aviation made 19 flights for a total of 8 flight hours, taking off from and landing at Aeroporto di Taranto-Grottaglie in Italy.

ONERA selected to design a laser-assisted tomographic adaptive optics bench for the Gemini North Telescope in Hawaii
31/10/2022

ONERA selected to design a laser-assisted tomographic adaptive optics bench for the Gemini North Telescope in Hawaii

At the beginning of October, ONERA (the French Aerospace Lab) signed a consortium agreement with the Australian Astronomical Optics (AAO-Macquarie) and the Grenoble-based company ALPAO.

Final results of MICROSCOPE mission  achieve record levels of precision
14/09/2022

Final results of MICROSCOPE mission achieve record levels of precision

The MICROSCOPE mission has delivered its latest results and has confirmed the equivalence principle with unprecedented accuracy of 10-15.  These results show that bodies fall in a vacuum with the same acceleration regardless of their composition or mass, meaning that the principle of equivalence

Maiden flight of Clean Sky 2’s scaled flight demonstrator
07/04/2022

Maiden flight of Clean Sky 2’s scaled flight demonstrator

On 30 March 2022, the maiden flight of a scaled version of a single-aisle aircraft, known as the Scaled Flight Demonstrator (SFD), took place.

First A319neo flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel
29/10/2021

First A319neo flight with 100% sustainable aviation fuel

Airbus, Dassault Aviation, ONERA, the French Ministry of Transports and Safran have launched the first in-flight study of a single-aisle aircraft running on unblended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

ONERA and TRAAK finalize the evaluation of the EDA's APOS-UE (Advanced Position & Orientation System for Urban Environment) technologies
19/10/2021

ONERA and TRAAK finalize the evaluation of the EDA's APOS-UE (Advanced Position & Orientation System for Urban Environment) technologies

The second phase of experimentation of the APOS-UE Project (Advanced Position & Orientation System for Urban Environment) of the European Defence Agency has just been completed at the French Army's Urban WarfareTraining Centre (CENZUB).