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09 September 2019

Flying "test bed" for electric/hybrid flying landed at Teuge

On Friday at Teuge Airport, the Cessna 337F Skymaster landed which will be converted into an electric aircraft as part of the Dutch Electric Aviation Center Teuge (DEAC).

02 September 2019

Unpredictable training better prepares pilots for emergencies

When an emergency suddenly occurs during flight, it can be very difficult for pilots to respond correctly. This is why aviation authorities have ruled that the annual training that pilots receive should now include a specific focus on managing startle and surprise. Researcher Annemarie Landman used flight simulators to explore how such training should be realized. On 4 September, she will defend her thesis on the subject of ‘startle and surprise’, a joint project of the TU Delft and TNO. This will be followed by a symposium at TNO Soesterberg on 26 September. One of Landman's key conclusions is that simulator training should be made more unpredictable and varied.

16 July 2019

Twelve Veni awards for TU Delft researchers

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to twelve highly promising young scientists from TU Delft.

12 July 2019

Fulbright Scholarship for Ecological Interface Design

Associate Professor Rene van Passen has been awarded a received a Fulbright scholarship for Senior Scholar.

12 July 2019

Design/Synthesis symposium

Aerospace Engineering students finish their Bachelor through a flying pilot shuttle, hydro-electric helicopter and extendable aircraft

07 July 2019

TU Delft’s Ring of Fire boosts Team Sunweb in run-up to Tour’s team time trial

TU Delft is helping with Team Sunweb’s preparations for the Tour de France time trial.

28 June 2019

Team TU Delft wins award for best aviation innovation

The team ‘The Zero Heroes’ of TU Delft has won the finals of the Airbus Fly Your Ideas competition.

27 June 2019

The colours of light wave vibrations can reveal oceans on exoplanets

During his Master thesis research, Victor Trees discovered a new method to detect oceans on exoplanets: spectropolarimetry, or measuring the vibrational directions of planet-light in different colours.

27 June 2019

Air traffic control for drones tested in Delft

On Tuesday 2 July, European partners will be testing a new system designed to ensure that drone air traffic can safely participate within the total air traffic network.

24 June 2019

Can algae help replace chromium-6 in coatings?

Extraordinary things are happening in Dr. Santiago Garcia’s laboratory at the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering.

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