Paris Air Show 2019 : ONERA signs lots of international agreements
12/07/2019

Paris Air Show 2019 : ONERA signs lots of international agreements

The 2019 edition of the Paris Air Show has been an opportunity for ONERA to meet with its international partners and to sign many scientific or technological research agreements: bilateral cooperation agreements or agreements within European associations. A look back at an eventful week.

2018 results: A year marked by a strong increase international activity
27/05/2019

2018 results: A year marked by a strong increase international activity

The 2018 results of ONERA showed a net income of €2.6 million for a budget of €236 million. Order taking amounted to €126 million, up compared to 2017 (€113 million). The share of order intake from clients outside France is up significantly, to €30.4 million (€24.1 million in 2017)

Controlled decision-making autonomy for maritime drones: Naval Group and ONERA reinforce their cooperation
23/05/2019

Controlled decision-making autonomy for maritime drones: Naval Group and ONERA reinforce their cooperation

Dans une continuité de l’accord signé en mai 2016, Naval Group et l’ONERA ont décidé de renforcer leur coopération dans le domaine du développement de l’autonomie décisionnelle contrôlée des drones navals.

ONERA signs for a €47 million loan with the EIB, backed by the European Commission, for the renewal of the ONERA wind tunnels fleet
16/04/2019

ONERA signs for a €47 million loan with the EIB, backed by the European Commission, for the renewal of the ONERA wind tunnels fleet

As announced by the Armed Forces Minister, Florence Parly, on her visit to Palaiseau on 10 January, the European Investment Bank (EIB) will grant ONERA a €47 million loan for modernising its fleet of wind tunnels, the biggest in Europe.

ONERA and FLYING WHALES complete the first wind tunnel test campaign for the LCA60T airship
11/02/2019

ONERA and FLYING WHALES complete the first wind tunnel test campaign for the LCA60T airship

On 30 January 2019, ONERA and FLYING WHALES completed the wind tunnel test campaign in Lille of a 1/150-scale version of the LCA60T from FLYING WHALES. The results of these tests will make a valuable contribution to the generation of the aerodynamic model of this heavy-load airship

Thales Alenia Space and French aerospace research center ONERA sign cooperation agreement
13/11/2018

Thales Alenia Space and French aerospace research center ONERA sign cooperation agreement

Thales Alenia Space, the joint company between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), a major player in the satellite, space exploration and orbital infrastructure market, and ONERA (Office National d’Etudes et de Recherches Aérospatiales), the French national aerospace research center, have signed an

ONERA and DLR perform Beluga XL ground vibration testing
06/06/2018

ONERA and DLR perform Beluga XL ground vibration testing

A joint team from the French aerospace research center ONERA and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) performed the ground vibration testing (GVT) of the new Airbus Beluga XL large transport aircraft

First results from Microscope satellite confirm Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity with unprecedented precision
04/12/2017

First results from Microscope satellite confirm Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity with unprecedented precision

Measurements of the equivalence principle had not been improved upon for 10 years, but now the first results from CNES’s Microscope satellite, equipped with accelerometers supplied by the French aerospace research agency ONERA, are 10 times better.

ONERA participates in Racer
28/08/2017

ONERA participates in Racer

ONERA helicopter skills bring decisive elements to the Racer, the fast rotorcraft demonstrator of Airbus Helicopters.

Airbus Safran Launchers et l’ONERA
31/03/2017

Airbus Safran Launchers et l’ONERA

Airbus Safran Launchers and ONERA are cooperating more closely to prepare jointly the French and European space sector for the future

Microscope satellite First results looking very promising
07/12/2016

Microscope satellite First results looking very promising

CNES’s Microscope satellite with ONERA’s instrument T-SAGE, has begun the long science phase of its mission after successfully completing in-orbit checkout, during which it has already achieved very promising results.

NASA and ONERA, strategic partners against aircraft noise
29/09/2016

NASA and ONERA, strategic partners against aircraft noise

On the occasion of the International Forum for Aviation Research IFAR, held in Daejeon (South Korea), Bruno Sainjon, CEO of ONERA, and Dr Jaiwon Shin, Associate Administrator for the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate at NASA, signed an agreement specifying the terms of an enhanced bilatera