Aviation Research Center (official name SIA Aviācijas pētniecības centrs (lat.) or simply ARC) was jointly created by Riga Technical University, Transport and Telecommunication Institute, Telematics and Logistics Institute and diagnostics and monitoring technologies developer «D un D centrs» in 2011.
ARC includes testing complex, consisting of two halls, 230 m2 each. There is also a conference and meeting room, classrooms for technical personnel training, as well as working desks for engineers and researchers. The center was created as part of “Advanced aviation diagnostics technologies” project, supported by European Regional Development Fund.
ARC holds oficial accreditation certificate from Latvian National Accreditation Bureau (signatory of EA MLA) confirming that Aviation Research Center is competent to carry out testing according to the requirements of standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 in the voluntary scope: aircrafts and other machines aggregates and components mechanical testing using vibration and other dynamic parameter measurements.
Core partners of the Aviation Research Center are its founders:
As well as aviation industry companies:
There is also a fruitful cooperation in a field of virtual reality with Fraunhoffer IFF.