We are the voice of the German aerospace industry! We represent all industry segments and company sizes from engineering service providers to medium-sized suppliers to international system manufacturers.


  • MTU has created the world's first ground-based final assembly line for geared turbofan engines in Munich.
    of the week
    Aviation is reducing its CO2 and noise emissions. The geared turbofan is an innovative propulsion technology that makes a significant contribution to this – it reduces kerosene consumption by more than 15 percent and noise footprint by 75 percent.
    Innovation of the week
    The Munich-based engine manufacturer MTU Aero Engines has developed a smart final-assembly line for the assembly of geared turbofans for the Airbus A320neo, setting new standards in engine assembly.
  • In May 2020, ILA Berlin is pleased to welcome the aerospace world to Berlin. We invite you to join us at this high-tech event.

About BDLI

The German Aerospace Industries Association (BDLI) is the primary representative of the aerospace sector in Germany. As the voice of German aerospace, BDLI engages in dialogue with political institutions, authorities, trade associations and governments at home and abroad.