On Monday, December 7, 2015, His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands visited the Stichting Duits-Nederlandse Windtunnels (DNW) and the Nederlands Lucht- en Ruimtevaartcentrum (NLR) wind tunnel in Marknesse. DNW is Europe’s most advanced and specialized organizations for wind tunnel testing. DNW’s eleven wind tunnels include subsonic, transonic and supersonic facilities, and provide experimental aerodynamic simulation capabilities to the user community at large.
During today’s visit His Majesty was given a tour of the wind tunnel facility and met with engineers as well as representatives from NLR and DMW. Thereafter, His Majesty participated in a roundtable discussion with “…representatives from the Dutch Ministry of Economy, the trade association of the aerospace sector NAG, Fokker, engineering and ADSE KVE Composites Group…” according to RVD.
Photo courtesy of RVD/HKH