The Leading Quality of Wind Tunnel Testing
... for Airplane Manufacturers and Aeronautical Researchers from all over the World.
The European Transonic Windtunnel, ETW, in Cologne, Germany, is a European research organisation founded 31 years ago, which operates the most modern aeronautical wind tunnel infrastructure in the world; a unique test facility for research and development of new aircraft. Aircraft manufacturers from all over the world use the special features of this high technology facility to enhance the economic and environmental friendliness of their products whilst attaining the targeted climate protection goals.
European researchers and engineers regularly harness ETW’s capabilities for advancing aeronautical science into aircraft innovation by accessing real-flight conditions in this cutting edge ground-test laboratory. ETW complements the capabilities of DNW-LLF and ONERA-S1MA, and is acknowledged to be a strategic European wind tunnel according to ACARE (Advisory Council for Aeronautics Research and Innovation in Europe).