VZLU is a research and technology organization (RTO) located in Prague – Letňany. High speed wind tunnel workplace in Prague – Palmovka is VZLU´s integral part.
Mission & role
VZLU is a national centre for research, development and testing in aeronautics and space.
Management and Organization
VZLU - Czech Aerospace Research Centre is divided internally into an administrative part and a productive part. The administration includes the company management and support units. Productive departments are relatively independent units, which carry out research, development and testing of their own.
Membership in Organizations
VZLÚ is a member of many international organizations.
The history of VZLU (Czech Aerospace Research Centre) dates back to 1922, a year when the Institute for Air Navigation Studies under the auspices of Ministry of Defence was founded. More than 80 Czechoslovak aircraft types have passed through the VZLU’s gates since then.
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