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AERNNOVA group is a Leading Aerostructures Tier -1 Company focused on the Design and Manufacturing of Major Aerostructures, such as Wings (Central and Outer Main Torque Boxes, Flaps, Ailerons and Spoilers), Empennages (Vertical, Horizontal Stabilizers, Ruder and Elevators) and Rear Fuselages for Civil and Military Aircraft. The key figures 2015 are 4,900 employees from which 1,000 are engineers, 640 M€ profitable results. Aernnova and its group affiliates have got resources available to satisfy any obligation derived from this HLFC-WIN project. AERNNOVA has a proven track record of technical, industrial and program management reliability. It can be concluded the parallel projects management and resources to cope with complex developments.



DLR is the most versatile aerospace research organization in Europe covering a bandwidth from sophisticated aerodynamics and aeroelastics over systems and flight physics up to production and global evaluation research. DLR is working in close collaboration with other European and international research organizations and has been a strategic partner for European aerospace industry especially in high TRL projects. Aerodynamic drag reduction through application of laminar flow has the highest potential to increase sustainability of future air traveling and is therefore a major objective in ongoing DLR research. The unique characteristic of the “One DLR” is that the individual institutes and their dedicated equipment can be configured in the demanded way to set-up a highly competitive and experienced staff of researchers and up-to-date technical boundary conditions at the highest possible level.


ONERA is a public, scientific and technical establishment with both industrial and commercial responsibilities, ONERA reports to the French Ministry of Defence and is financially independent. The expertise of ONERA covers all the scientific disciplines involved in aircraft, spacecraft and missile design. Due to the large variety of its R&T departments, ONERA has the potential to contribute to the research and innovative activities matured in the framework of the Clean Sky and Clean Sky 2 programme, being either an associate partner in CS or core partner in CS2. Moreover, ONERA Wind Tunnel Direction offers testing services in subsonic, transonic, supersonic and hypersonic domains, which go beyond just working as a wind tunnel operator. ONERA has got resources available to satisfy any obligation derived from this HLFC-WIN project.


SONACA Group is a global Belgian company active in the development, manufacturing and assembly of integrated structures for civil, military, and space markets. With revenues over $800M and 4,400 employees, we are leading Tier-1 player in aerospace industry. Throughout our subsidiaries and production sites in Europe, North America, South America and Asia we provide fully integrated solutions to our customers’ most challenging problems from design and build to manufacture and engineering. All sites are robustly organized as one-stop-shop manufacturing with all necessary qualifications and approvals. Our integrated approach ensures that our customers receive the highest quality products, best customer service, and the most outstanding value in the industry. Every time you travel by plane anywhere in the world it is likely that Sonaca is helping you on your way.