The mission of the Aeronautics Directorate is to coordinate ONERA's activities in the fields of aeronautics and air transport. It is built around the following programmes: Aeroplanes, Rotary wing aircraft, Propulsion and environment, Air transport systems, Drones and elsA Software platform.
The Directorate's mission is to promote the ONERA strategy within its particular scope, and implement the actions arising from this. It is the main point of contact for clients and stakeholders.
The Technical and Program Directorate (DTP) conducts ONERA research directly associated with the Aeronautics, Space and Defense objectives, and helps to guarantee the State's technical expertise across the 7 scientific departments of which it is composed.
The DTP also works in harness with 3 Aeronautics, Space and Defense Program Directorates, whose role is to promote the take-up of ONERA's multidisciplinary expertise among its clients and partners.
Structured according to the Objectives and Performance Contract (COP) and the Strategic Scientific Plan (PSS), the activity of the DTP addresses the expectations of the main players in the field of aerospace, such as the DGA, the DGAC, the CNES, and the industry as a whole.