ZAL Center of Applied Aeronautical Research
ZAL is the technological research and development network of the civil aviation industry in the Hamburg Metropolitan Region. It functions as an interface between academic & research institutions, the aviation sector, and the City of Hamburg, aimed at securing and continually expanding the world’s third-largest civil aviation site, following the motto: Future. Created in Hamburg.
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Today in Hamburg, the joint research project Medifly, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Transportation and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI), successfully demonstrated the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for acute transportation of medical samples. A total of six drone flights were conducted between the German Armed Forces Hospital in Wandsbek-Gartenstadt and Saint Mary’s Hospital in Hohenfelde, roughly five kilometers (linear distance) apart from each other. The insight gained from today’s flights will lay the foundation for extended test operations over several months.READ MORE
The use of robots sets completely new standards in additive manufacturing and breaks old limitations. The printing of large components can be done much more economical, more extensive and on surfaces of any shape.READ MORE
A ZAL event of a different kind: The events of the "X meets" series are already known. On December 3rd, we introduced XCreation, a small modification of the event format. With success: About 30 interested people successfully dealt with the application potential of gamification in aviation.READ MORE
Save the Date for ZAL Innovation Days 2020 – Green technologies for a clean sky! From November 4th to 5th, 2020.READ MORE
Protection and safety are mandatory – and since October 4, it has been official: ZAL has been honored with the award for exemplary health protection and occupational safety. The Hamburg Office for Occupational Safety formally handed over the certificate on December 2 to the CEO of ZAL GmbH, Roland Gerhards, as well as the Director of Property Management, André Kohlhoff.READ MORE