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Onera (Office National d’Etudes et Recherches Aérospatiales) is the French national aerospace research center. It is a public research establishment, with eight major facilities in France and about 2,000 employees, including 1,500 scientists, engineers and technicians.

Onera was originally created by the French government in 1946, and assigned six key missions:

  • Direct and conduct aeronautical research
  • Support the commercialization of this research by national and European industry
  • Construct and operate the associated experimental facilities
  • Supply industry with high-level technical analyses and other services.
  • Perform technical analyses for the government
  • Train researchers and engineers

Role in the project

Leads the following Work Package:

  • WP5 – CRIPTE review and upgrade for lightning problems and the related Tasks.

ONERA also collaborates in the implementation of the following tasks:

  • Basic modelling methodology assessment. User and System Requirement definition;
  • Study and assessment of the advanced modelling methodology;
  • CHAPL detailed assessment;
  • CHAPL tool testing;
  • Detailed Test Plan definition;
  • Mock-up numerical model realization;
  • Validation
  • Training documentation preparation;
  • Training on SGO WP Leader site;
  • Implementation of communication activities;

Key people

Jean Philippe Parmantier - Project Manager and Technical Officer

Isabelle Junqua - Technical collaborator

Solange Bertuol - Technical collaborator

Claudine Touron - Point of Contact for contract issues