ETW - The Leading Quality of Wind-Tunnel Testingfor Airplane Manufacturers from all over the World.
The European Transonic Wind Tunnel, ETW, in Cologne, Germany, is a European Research Organisation and operates the most modern wind tunnel infrastructure in the world; a unique test facility for research and development of new aircraft. The aircraft manufacturers from all over the world use the special features of this high technology facility enhancing the economic and environmental friendliness of their products and attaining the aimed climate protection goals. European researchers and engineers 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. They are the three European strategic wind tunnels according to ACARE (Advisory Council for Aeronautics Research and Innovation in Europe).