Aviation Research Center

Main building of the center is located in Riga International Airport , Latvia, which is very beneficial, allowing easy delivery of aviation units for testing.

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.

Center building
Center building

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.

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 17025:2017 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:

  1. D un D centrs
  2. Riga Technical University (RTU)
  3. Transport and Telecommunication Institute (TTI)

As well as aviation industry companies:

  1. VR Technologies
  2. GM Helicopters
  3. Aerosim

There is also a fruitful cooperation in a field of virtual reality with Fraunhoffer IFF.