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  • Batteries to Support Environmental Efficiencies in Aerospace ATI

    2018-01-14 16:08:05
    Hybrid electric and all electric aircraft concepts are being considered to address the environmental impacts of the aerospace sector’s forecasted growth.Climate change (driven by CO2 emissions including effects from contrail formation), local air quality (driven by NOx, unburnt hydrocarbons and particulate emissions) and community noise, are all areas that will rise with increasing air traffic, […]

  • 2018: The Year of Engineering ATI

    2018-01-14 15:08:55
    The year ahead will no doubt bring a number of key dates and events to people’s diaries; the calendar for the aerospace sector is already looking full, not least as we are now in a Farnborough year.

  • NASA and DLR investigate the impact of aviation on the climate - joint flight tests on alternative fuel emissions DLR - Aeronautics

    2018-01-11 10:46:33
    In January 2018, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR) and the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are set to conduct joint research flights in Germany for the first time.

  • Your Morning Coffee — Canada Leads in Precision Portion Control NRC

    2018-01-09 18:09:05
    2018-01-10, Halifax, Nova Scotia - That perfect cup of coffee! Have you ever wondered how your favourite coffee shop gets it just right?

  • Bibliography of Transactions of the Institute of Aviation for the years 1951-2016 ILOT

    2018-01-04 12:18:51
    The Transactions of the Institute of Aviation (Prace Instytutu Lotnictwa) has been published continuously since 1951 and contains scientific and technical studies covering the results of independent, theoretical or laboratory research of authors, especially valuable for the development of aviation.

  • The NRC at PEPTalk, the protein science week NRC

    2018-01-01 19:36:15
    2018-01-08, San Diego, California - With over 30 years of experience developing protein therapeutics, NRC experts are pleased to present their scientific advances at PEPTalk and connect with other researchers to discuss the latest trends.

  • TsAGI aerodynamicists test IL-276 at takeoff and landing modes with the deflection of wing device TsAGI

    2017-12-23 21:00:00
    Specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) completed another testing phase ofamedium-lift military transport model ofthe IL-276.

  • Public defence of a doctoral dissertation by M.Sc. Eng. Paweł Grygorcewicz ILOT

    2017-12-21 09:56:16
    The Institute of Aviation in Warsaw informs that on January, 17th 2018 (Wednesday) at 11 a.m. at the Institute of Aviation, al.Krakowska 110/114 in conference room no 4 in the Center of the Innovative Aeronautical and Space Technologies (X2 building) apublic defence of MSc.

  • TsAGI scientists develop new turbulence model TsAGI

    2017-12-20 21:00:00
    Experiments are animportant component ofaircraft design. But often aerodynamic experiments are often replaced bycomputational simulation.

  • Integrating air taxis and freight drones flexibly into urban airspace DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-12-20 10:59:31
    The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) has developed a ground-breaking concept that brings unmanned aircraft of all classes together with conventional aeroplanes and helicopters within urban airspace and beyond for the very first time.

  • Public defence of a doctoral dissertation by M.Sc. Eng. Adam Sieradzki ILOT

    2017-12-20 08:30:36
    The Institute of Aviation in Warsaw informs that on January, 15th 2018 (Monday) at 11 a.m. at the Institute of Aviation, al.Krakowska 110/114 in conference room no 4 in the Center of the Innovative Aeronautical and Space Technologies (X2 building) apublic defence of MSc.

  • Public defence of a doctoral dissertation by M.Sc. Eng. Tomasz Seredyn ILOT

    2017-12-20 08:20:33
    The Institute of Aviation in Warsaw informs that on January, 11st 2018 (Thursday) at 12 p.m. at the Institute of Aviation, al.Krakowska 110/114 in conference room no 4 in the Center of the Innovative Aeronautical and Space Technologies (X2 building) apublic defence of MSc.

  • Public defence of a doctoral dissertation by M.Sc. Eng. Paweł Stężycki ILOT

    2017-12-20 07:24:34
    The Institute of Aviation in Warsaw informs that on January, 10th 2018 (Wednesday) at 10 a.m. at the Institute of Aviation, al.Krakowska 110/114 in conference room no 2 in the Center of the Innovative Aeronautical and Space Technologies (X2 building) apublic defence of MSc.

  • TsAGI starts to work on an international RUMBLE project TsAGI

    2017-12-19 21:00:00
    The increase ofair transport traffic volume requires anupdated approach toaviation’s impact onthe environment.

  • Dutch research institutes join forces to measure wind NLR

    2017-12-19 14:12:04
    The post Dutch research institutes join forces to measure wind appeared first on Netherlands Aerospace Centre.

  • The scientific laboratory headed by Vladimir Sabelnikov summed up the results of the first year of work TsAGI

    2017-12-18 21:00:00
    Experts ofthe scientific laboratory “Research and Development ofPhysical Models and Numerical Technologies for Describing Combustion Regimes inAircraft Engines,” located atthe Technopark ofTsAGI (amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”), summed upthe results ofthe first year ofwork.

  • NASA Awards Contract for Aircraft Operations Support NASA - Aeronautics

    2017-12-18 19:25:00
    NASA has awarded the Aircraft Maintenance, Logistics, Integration, Configuration Management and Engineering (ALICE) contract to Yulista Tactical Services, LLC, in Huntsville, Alabama.

  • NLR contributes to research into unmanned helicopter-ship operations NLR

    2017-12-18 10:29:01
    Delft Dynamics, Damen Naval Shipyards and the Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR) have signed a cooperation agreement as part of the ‘NEREUS’ National Technology Project (‘Naval long-Endurance Robot helicopter Equipped for Unmanned Surveillance’).

  • Lightweight aircraft engines of the future DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-12-18 10:11:48
    Making good things even better – long-term partners MTU Aero Engines, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and GKN Aerospace Engine Systems have been working together within the European research programme Clean Sky 2 to optimise an engine compression system of and make it lighter.

  • Insights into the Power of Advanced Engineering Design Capabilities ATI

    2017-12-17 17:28:36
    The ATI conference in November left little doubt that aerospace is entering exciting times, driven by disruptive technologies and industries. This is needed. With the global market for aircraft continuing to grow at above 4.5%, and the explosion of passenger demand expected in Asia over the next two decades, aircraft are becoming a much bigger […]

  • Unmanned Freight Operations DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-12-14 08:12:31
    Use of unmanned aircraft is steadily increasing, especially in the freight transport sector – and hey are becoming increasingly important. In future, freight aircraft could increasingly be controlled from the ground.

  • TsAGI holds the II Aerospace Innovation Projects Competition TsAGI

    2017-12-13 21:00:00
    The IIAerospace Innovation Projects Competition took place inthe framework ofthe 5th Annual national exhibition “VUZPROMEXPO-2017.”

  • Vaccine to prevent deadly infections in Canada’s North reaches manufacturing milestone NRC

    2017-12-13 15:17:41
    2017-12-14, Ottawa, Ontario - December 14, 2017 – Ottawa, ON – Children and immunocompromised adults at risk of Haemophilus influenzae type a (Hia) bacterial infections are one step closer to having access to a vaccine that will help protect them from the potentially deadly infection.

  • NLR essential link in Tropomi data processing NLR

    2017-12-13 07:44:25
    Tropomi was launched on 13 October 2017 on the European satellite Sentinel-5P, built by the European Space Agency (ESA) as part of the European Commission’s Copernicus Earth Observation programme. The Tropomi instrument makes it possible to measure air quality on […]

  • TsAGI scientists inform young people about the contemporary trends in the aircraft industry TsAGI

    2017-12-12 21:00:00
    Asignificant outcome from composite materials can beachieved only byactually using new types ofcomposite structures. Tofind these materials isone ofthe priorities inaviation science now. Areport, “Modern and prospective designs ofaircraft,” details these alternatives.

  • TsAGI experts test air-brake device for aviation rescue systems TsAGI

    2017-12-11 21:00:00
    Specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) conducted tests ofafull-scale model ofafree-falling container with adeploying air-brake device.

  • Alfred Baron has passed away ILOT

    2017-12-11 14:11:28
    We are saddened to announce the passing of Alfred Baron, a chief constructor of the Polish jet trainer I-22 Iryda and a composite plane I-23 Manager. Mr Baron passed away on December 10, 2017 at age of 85.

  • TsAGI scientists report on main fields of helicopter studies TsAGI

    2017-12-10 21:00:00
    Apromising helicopter will fly atspeeds ofover 400km/h, will beless noisy and more secure. Speed, environmental friendliness, safety and comfort are the main topics for research ofscientists and engineers around the world.

  • High tech real estate enterprise thrives on time-tested mentorship NRC

    2017-12-10 15:03:51
    2017-12-11, Toronto, Ontario - Buying a home is the most expensive purchase most people ever make, and likely the most challenging one as well. It calls for the skills and knowledge to navigate a thicket of legal, regulatory, and financial requirements, which can often vary with when and where the sale is occurring.

  • NRC employees working together to renew the NRC NRC

    2017-12-07 14:00:18
    2017-12-08, - How do you go about self-assessing an organization? You talk to your employees, external experts and key stakeholders. And talk, we did! In total, more than 3,000 employees from across the organization actively participated in 350 open and inclusive consultations held across the country.

  • CLSK and NLR strengthen partnership for information-driven air force operations NLR

    2017-12-07 08:06:34
    On November 30th, the Royal Netherlands Air Force Command (CLSK) and NLR signed two agreements during the Netherlands Industries for Defence & Security (NIDV) Symposium & Exhibition in Rotterdam. These agreements are contributory to CLSK’s strategic ambition to use […]

  • Royal Netherlands Air Force and NLR strengthen partnership for information-driven air force operations NLR

    2017-12-07 08:06:34
    On November 30th,the Royal Netherlands Air Force(RNAF) and NLR signed two agreements during the Netherlands Industries for Defence & Security (NIDV) Symposium & Exhibition in Rotterdam. These agreements are contributory to the RNAF’s strategic ambition to use information-driven functionalities […]

  • Aircraft of the future: faster, lighter, quieter TsAGI

    2017-12-06 21:00:00
    Supersonic passenger airliners will hit the sky inthe foreseeable future, thanks tomodern materials and technologies. The aircraft will befaster, lighter and quieter.

  • The NRC’s proactive role in fostering safe and responsible development of nanomaterials applications NRC

    2017-12-06 15:11:53
    2017-12-11, Ottawa, Ontario - The field of engineered nanomaterials is still an emerging area, attracting great attention from the scientific and industrial communities due to its transformative potential.

  • The NRC at the Canadian Cancer Immunotherapy Consortium Symposium NRC

    2017-12-06 14:45:00
    2017-12-13, Montréal, Quebec - NRC experts will share their latest research and exchange ideas with their peers at the Canadian Cancer Immunotherapy Consortium symposium in Montreal. Specifically, they will discuss viral vector design and production, which are key tools for cell therapy.

  • 100 years of innovation in civil aviation NRC

    2017-12-06 13:00:00
    2017-12-07, Ottawa, Ontario - Each year on December 7, the world celebrates International Civil Aviation Day, reminding us of the importance of connecting people through the skies.

  • Experts from TsAGI’s Certification Centre participate in the assessment of airworthiness of new passenger aircraft seats TsAGI

    2017-12-05 21:00:00
    Soon, new Russian-designed passenger aircraft seats will replace their foreign counterparts. The quality ofthe new seats was praised atMAKS-2017 this past summer, and inNovember they received the certificate ofcomponent worthiness.

  • The NRC’s icing research team recognized for their expertise NRC

    2017-12-05 18:30:32
    2017-12-06, Ottawa, Ontario - Excellence, ingenuity, and hard work. These are just some of the traits for which the National Research Council of Canada’s icing researchers and the MDS AeroTest team were honoured in November 2017 with Manitoba Aerospace’s All-Star Award in the Technology Development category for their work at the state-of-the-art Global Aerospace Centre for Icing and Environmental Research (GLACIER) in Thompson, Manitoba.

  • Contest for MEiL students and researchers has started ILOT

    2017-12-05 13:35:50
    AGE Challenge for students-scientists, researchers, scientific circles and PhD students has startedon December 1st, 2017. The aim of this contest will be to promote talented young scientists. Participants will look forunconventional solutions that can contribute to the development of advanced technologies.

  • 10th edition of the “Development Trends in Space Propulsion Systems” conference ILOT

    2017-12-05 11:01:44
    The 10th edition of the scientific conference ” Development Trends in Space Propulsion Systems” was held on 30th November – 1st December 2017 in the Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer Management of Warsaw University of Technology.

  • Protecting Canada’s precious freshwater resources NRC

    2017-12-04 15:10:37
    2017-12-05, Moncton, New Brunswick - Canada’s vast freshwater resources make a significant contribution to national prosperity. Lakes and rivers provide Canadians not only with drinking water, food, transportation networks and recreational opportunities, but also with hydroelectricity.

  • NLR signs agreement for unique drone experiment NLR

    2017-12-04 10:44:31
    Six representatives of government, business and knowledge institutions – including NLR – signed an agreement at Groningen Airport Eelde last week to perform out-of-sight drone flights. These ‘Beyond Visual Line Of Sight’ (BVLOS) flights are important to enable a variety […]

  • TsAGI scientists learn about the methodology of semi-natural flight simulation TsAGI

    2017-12-03 21:00:00
    During November 2017, specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) participated inthe seminar “Flight dynamics and aircraft management.” The key topic ofthe discussion was the methodology ofsemi-natural experiments with flight simulator.

  • An Electric Atmosphere: #ATIConf17 ATI

    2017-12-03 15:49:51
    Last week marked the Aerospace Technology Institute’s (ATI) inaugural conference, titled ‘Realising Ambition’. As the name suggests, our aim was to help the sector realise the potential of the UK sector and explore the opportunities of how we can become even better at what we do.

  • Meggitt announces £130m investment in facility in the Midlands ATI

    2017-12-03 10:32:39
    Meggitt has announced plans to build a multi-million pound facility in the West Midlands. The £130 million project at a new site at Ansty Park in Coventry, developed in conjunction with partners, will bring together a number of Meggitt’s existing operations and represents a significant investment in the long-term future of Meggitt’s UK manufacturing capability.

  • Virtualized IT systems require risk assessment FOI

    2017-12-03 07:53:59
    FOI, in a study commissioned by the Armed Forces, has investigated the risks involved in so-called virtualized IT systems. Used properly, they present major advantages, but they also require careful risk assessment.

  • The Federation Tower undergoes TsAGI aerodynamic tests TsAGI

    2017-12-02 21:00:00
    The Federation Tower isaskyscraper— part ofthe Moscow International Business Center. The monumental building consists oftwo impressive towers erected onone podium uniting them into asingle whole: the West Tower, with 63floors and 243 meters high, and the East Tower, 95floors, 374 meters high.

  • TsAGI members advance to the finals of “Engineer of the Year 2017” TsAGI

    2017-11-29 21:00:00
    Thirteen specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) reached the finals ofthe All-Russian Competition “Engineer ofthe Year-2017.”

  • Successful demonstration of Polish rocket technology. The flight of the ILR-33 “Amber” ILOT

    2017-11-29 13:25:13
    The ILR-33 “Amber” (“Bursztyn”) rocket of the Institute of Aviation which utilises innovative green propulsion, underwent a demonstration flight at the firing range in Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland in October 2017. The test was a success, reaching the 15 km ceiling.

  • DLRmagazine 156 - journey through inner space DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-11-29 08:26:00
    The inner values revealed in this year's last DLRmagazine say something about the resilience of components. But as is the case with inner values, they are not readily disclosed. The information is cleverly obtained from the material, by means of three-dimensional digital images of the pores in material alloys, for example.

  • TsAGI specialists continue research on a lightweight convertible airplane TsAGI

    2017-11-28 21:00:00
    Specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) tested amodel ofalightweight convertible airplane with running propellers.

  • Government investment in aerospace R&D announced at ATI Conference 2017 ATI

    2017-11-28 14:02:54
    Nearly £54 million of investment over seven aerospace R&D projects 300 delegates from UK and international aerospace sector convene in Birmingham for inaugural ATI Conference ATI previews Fixed Trade Calculator – a new aircraft performance tool for the UK supply chain Following the launch of the Industrial Strategy White Paper, Business Secretary Greg Clark has […]

  • TsAGI participates in the International Electric & Hybrid Aerospace Technology Symposium 2017 TsAGI

    2017-11-27 21:00:00
    InNovember 2017 the Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) participated inthe International Conference “Electric &Hybrid Aerospace Technology Symposium 2017,” dedicated tothe development ofhybrid electric aircraft. The event took place inCologne (Germany).

  • TsAGI aerodynamicists test a model of a medium-lift military transport aircraft Il-276 TsAGI

    2017-11-26 21:00:00
    Specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) completed another testing phase ofamedium-lift military transport model ofthe IL-276.

  • TsAGI holds a seminar on scientific cooperation with the European Union TsAGI

    2017-11-25 21:00:00
    The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) hosted aseminar onEU-Russia scientific and technological cooperation inthe field ofaeronautics.

  • 60 Second Interview: Dr Ruth Mallors-Ray OBE, ATI ATI

    2017-11-25 15:59:10
    Dr Ruth Mallors-Ray OBE was appointed Chief Operating Officer of the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) in September 2014, assuming responsibility for the day to day operations and Stakeholder Engagement. Prior to this, Ruth was the Director of the Aerospace, Aviation and Defence Knowledge Transfer Network, an Innovate UK Programme.

  • 60 Second Interview: Peter. L. Hoffman, Boeing ATI

    2017-11-25 13:15:05
    Peter Hoffman is Vice President of Intellectual Property Management for The Boeing Company, the world’s largest aerospace company. Hoffman is responsible for strategies that protect and generate the highest possible value from this significant corporate asset.

  • NI Engineering Impact Awards for engineers of the Space Technologies Department ILOT

    2017-11-23 13:10:27
    The Space Technology Department engineers, Kamil Sobczak and Tobiasz Mayer, received the NI Engineering Impact Awards for the most innovative solution presented at the NIDays conference in Warsaw on October 10, 2017.

  • Deputy Minister of Economic Development Jadwiga Emilewicz met Polish participants of ESA YGT program ILOT

    2017-11-23 13:06:07
    Polish beneficiaries of the Young Graduate Trainee internship program of the European Space Agency met Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Jadwiga Emilewicz during the celebration day of the five-year anniversary of Poland’s presence in the European Space Agency that was held at the Ministry of Economic Development.

  • 60 Second Interview: Gary Elliott, ATI ATI

    2017-11-23 09:32:01
    Gary was appointed Chief Executive of the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) in April 2014, assuming responsibility for the strategic direction of the institute and its operational performance. Prior to this, Gary was the Chief Executive of Hybrid Air Vehicles Ltd a private equity backed aerospace OEM.

  • TsAGI joins AIRPASS project TsAGI

    2017-11-22 21:00:00
    Inthe middle ofNovember, representatives ofTsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”, took part inthe AIRPASS project kick-off meeting, held inBrussels (Belgium).

  • 60 Second Interview: James McMicking, ATI ATI

    2017-11-22 08:18:24
    James was appointed as Institute’s Chief Strategy Officer in September 2014. James’ primary responsibility is to lead the development of the ATI strategy, and to develop and manage the ATI’s project approval and monitoring process.

  • 60 Second Interview: Paul Stein, Rolls-Royce ATI

    2017-11-21 10:12:15
    In April 2017, Paul Stein was appointed to the Executive Leadership Team as Chief Technology Officer. Paul joined Rolls-Royce in 2010 as Chief Scientific Officer and for two years acted as the Engineering and Technology Director for the Company’s Nuclear business in addition to his Chief Scientific Officer responsibilities.

  • TsAGI specialists do static tests on MC-21 wing torsion box TsAGI

    2017-11-20 21:00:00
    Inmid-November, 2017 specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) completed astrength stage ofstatic tests ofacomposite power wing torsion box ofthe MC-21-300.

  • “Amber” rocket at the Ministry of Economic Development ILOT

    2017-11-20 12:10:46
    On November 21, 2017, the Ministry of Economic Development will host a conference – “5 years of Poland’s membership in the European Space Agency”. The Polish contribution to space research will be presented by the representatives of the Center of Space Technologies who will demonstrate the ILR-33 “Amber” rocket, which in October this year performed [.

  • ATI Process Evaluation Report published ATI

    2017-11-20 08:52:23
    The UK Government Department for Business, Energy & Industry Strategy (BEIS) has just published an independent evaluation report on the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) R&D Programme. The report focuses on the effectiveness and implementation of the application, assessment and monitoring process used by ATI, BEIS and Innovate UK to deliver ATI R&D Programme.

  • Meeting on aircraft certification at TsAGI TsAGI

    2017-11-19 21:00:00
    Inmid-November, 2017 specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) discussed issues ofaircraft certification with their colleagues from PJSC “Ilyushin Aviation Complex.”

  • 60 Second Interview: Dr Simon Weeks, Aerospace Technology Institute ATI

    2017-11-19 17:01:20
    Dr Simon Weeks was appointed Chief Technology Officer of the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) in September 2014, assuming responsibility for technology leadership of the ATI. Prior to joining the institute, Simon spent most of his professional career in Rolls-Royce, most recently as Head of Aerospace Research & Technology leading the global research and technology programme […]

  • 60 Second interview: Dr Fassi Kafyeke, Bombardier Aerospace ATI

    2017-11-19 13:50:15
    Dr Fassi Kafyeke joined Bombardier in 1982. In 1996 he became Chief of Advanced Aerodynamics, responsible for the design and testing for all Business Jets, Regional jets and the CSeries airliner. In 2007 he became Director of Strategic Technology and since 2015 is a Senior Director and a member of the Bombardier Product Development Engineering […]

  • 8th European Forum for Marketing of Scientific and Research Organizations ILOT

    2017-11-19 12:44:50
    For the eighth time in a row, the Institute of Aviation has organized its international conference on marketing of scientific and research organizations (November 16-17, 2017). This year’s edition was attended by 140 participants from Poland and abroad.

  • New method detects sources of contamination FOI

    2017-11-19 08:36:38
    There are several established methods for determining whether water is contaminated. But they are unable to say anything about what is polluting the water. Now, FOI has developed a method that uses DNA sequencing to determine sources of contamination.

  • TsAGI wins competition of R&D projects promoting the development of the Arctic and continental shelf TsAGI

    2017-11-18 21:00:00
    This fall, scientists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) won the third prize inthe International Competition ofScientific, Technical and Innovative Projects Aimed atthe Development and Exploration ofthe Arctic and the Continental Shelf.

  • 60 Second interview: Dr Jaiwon Shin, NASA ATI

    2017-11-16 11:37:37
    Dr Jaiwon Shin is the NASA Associate Administrator for the Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate. In this position he manages the agency’s aeronautics research portfolio and guides its strategic direction. This portfolio includes research in the fundamental aeronautics of flight, aviation safety and the nation’s airspace system.

  • ATI Funding Enables Meggitt to Research Thermal Systems Technology ATI

    2017-11-16 09:10:37
    The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) has provided Meggitt PLC with £3.7 million ofGovernment funding to finance research and development in advanced thermal systems technology for next-generation energy efficient ultra-high bypass ratio (UHBR) aero engines.

  • TsAGI test centers receive confirmation of their testing competence TsAGI

    2017-11-15 21:00:00
    The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”), accredited its test centers with the Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya).

  • The kilogram hangs in the balance NRC

    2017-11-15 19:50:06
    2017-11-16, Ottawa, Ontario - One year from now, there will be a new kilogram. That will mark the moment in time when all units within the international system of units are calculated mathematically, rather than being based off artifacts and physical items.

  • 3rd Polish-Brazilian Conference on Science and Technology ILOT

    2017-11-15 14:53:44
    The 3rd Polish-Brazilian Conference on Science and Technology was held on 6-8 November 2017. This conference, organized jointly by The Institute of Aviation and the University of Brasilia, took place this time in the auditorium of the Rectorate of the University of Brasilia.

  • 60 Second Interview: Robert Thomson, Partner at Roland Berger ATI

    2017-11-15 09:06:05
    Robert joined Roland Berger’s London office in 2000 as an expert in the aerospace, defence and aviation sectors. He advises clients mainly in the aerospace and defence industry, including many of the world’s leading companies in these sectors.

  • 60 Second Interview: Robert Thomson, Roland Berger ATI

    2017-11-15 09:06:05
    Robert joined Roland Berger’s London office in 2000 as an expert in the aerospace, defence and aviation sectors. He advises clients mainly in the aerospace and defence industry, including many of the world’s leading companies in these sectors.

  • TsAGI completes testing of the external fuel tank for the Mi-28NE and Mi-35M helicopters TsAGI

    2017-11-14 21:00:00
    The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) completed the periodic tests onfatigue limits ofthe external fuel tank for the Mi-28NE and Mi-35M helicopters and their modifications produced by“Rostvertol” ofthe “Russia helicopters” holding (apart ofState Corporation Rostec).

  • Copernicus Masters Award for the Institute of Aviation scientists ILOT

    2017-11-14 14:02:32
    On November 7, 2017, the awarding ceremony for the prestigious Copernicus Masters competition organized by the European Commission and the European Space Agency was held in Tallinn, Estonia. The winners in the Copernicus Sustainable Development Challenge category were Sylwia Nasiłowska, PhD and Mariusz Kacprzak, MSc Eng.

  • First joint research project between ENRI and DLR in Air Traffic Management DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-11-14 11:50:00
    On 14 November, the Director General of ENRI Masahiro Kudo and the Director of the DLR Institute of Flight Guidance Dirk Kügler signed the first implementing agreement to start joint research activities in Air Traffic Management (ATM).

  • TsAGI members to compete for the title of best engineers in the country TsAGI

    2017-11-13 21:00:00
    Three specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) reached the finala ofthe 18th All-Russian competition “Engineer ofthe Year-2017.”

  • Employees from the National Research Council recognized for their contributions to science excellence NRC

    2017-11-13 19:39:56
    2017-11-14, Ottawa, Ontario - Employees from the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) were recognized today for their contributions to the organization's scientific and technological achievements throughout the last year.

  • 60 Second Interview: Paul Eremenko, Airbus ATI

    2017-11-13 09:26:58
    Paul is Chief Technology Officer at Airbus, where he leads the research, technology, and innovation activities across the company globally and is responsible for technologies for future generations of Airbus products and services.

  • TsAGI participates in discussions of cooperation between Russia and France in the field of aircraft engineering TsAGI

    2017-11-12 21:00:00
    Atthe end ofOctober the Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”), participated inthe XXVI Meeting ofthe Working Group onAviation ofthe Russian-French Council oneconomic, financial, industrial and commercial matters (CEFIC).

  • 60 Second Interview: Russ Dunn, GKN Aerospace ATI

    2017-11-12 14:22:47
    Russ joined GKN in 2013 as VP Chief Engineering and assumed the role of Senior Vice President Engineering, Technology & Quality in December 2014. Prior to joining GKN, he spent 17 years at Airbus in a variety of technical leadership roles most recently VP Head of A350 XWB Wing Engineering responsible for wing structures, movables […]

  • TsAGI scientists test the MC-21-300 with PD-14 engines TsAGI

    2017-11-11 21:00:00
    Specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”), conducted regular tests ofthe new domestic short/medium-range MC-21-300aircraft.

  • Guest lecture and fireside chat – advanced manufacturing in Ontario NRC

    2017-11-09 18:11:19
    2017-11-22, Markham, Ontario - From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. the NRC will host a « fireside chat » between Dr. Wegener, Vice President, Advanced Technologies and Standards at Siemens AG (Munich, Germany) and a leading expert in Industry 4.0 and the digital factory and Jason Myers, former President and CEO of Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) and a member of the steering committee for the short-listed Southern Ontario advanced manufacturing supercluster consortium.

  • Building smart cities – Canadian firm brings high tech to fleet management NRC

    2017-11-09 14:42:45
    2017-11-10, Mississauga, Ontario - Is your city a “smart” city? Picture the world of WALL-E, TRON: Legacy, or Tomorrowland. Like the futuristic cities of Hollywood, today’s smart cities harness advances in telecommunications, sensors, data collection and integration, and automation.

  • DLR opens two new institutes in Hamburg DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-11-09 10:30:00
    The aviation of the future is faced with the huge challenge of significantly reducing its emissions. The digitalisation of aeronautics offers new opportunities for efficiency improvements in the aviation system as a whole, such that efficiency becomes a more central consideration right from the outset, in the design of more efficient aircraft.

  • [FQUROH] JAXA demonstrated effect of airframe noise reduction technologies in a flight test campaign JAXA - Aeronautics

    2017-11-09 04:30:00
    FQUROH (Flight Demonstration of Quiet Technology to Reduce Noise from High-lift Configurations) project TopicsMore November 10, 2017 JAXA demonstrated effect of airframe noise reduction technologies in a flight test campaign - the 2nd flight demonstration successfully carried out in September 2017

  • TsAGI specialists take part in film about model making TsAGI

    2017-11-08 21:00:00
    Representatives ofAll-Russian public television “T-24” VGTRK asked the Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) toassist inthe production ofapopular science documentary film devoted tomodel making.

  • NRC experts present at Quebec Mines conference 2017 NRC

    2017-11-08 20:13:39
    2017-11-21, Quebec City - Jean-Yves Huot and Christina Bock present the details of LiBTec, a pre-competitive industrial R&D group on lithium-ion batteries (LIBs).

  • The cradle of aeronautical research celebrates its 110 anniversary DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-11-08 13:34:13
    The first German state institute for aeronautics research was founded 110 years ago in Göttingen. It was the precursor of the present-day German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), and laid the foundations for modern aeronautics.

  • Young TsAGI engineer works on a draft of an academic wind tunnel TsAGI

    2017-11-07 21:00:00
    Oleg Vinogradov, aTsAGIengineer, successfully passed the fall qualifying competition ofthe youth innovative projects “U.M.N.I.K.” ofthe Foundation for the promotion ofinnovation. The event was held inZhukovsky (Moscow region) inOctober this year.

  • TsAGI becomes a leader of the International Forum for Aviation Research TsAGI

    2017-11-06 21:00:00
    Adelegation ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) participated inthe 8th Summit ofthe International Forum for Aviation Research— IFAR. The event was held inlate October inPretoria (South Africa).

  • Keeping tabs on the future FOI

    2017-11-06 08:12:55
    Technology development is proceeding briskly within many fields that are interesting for the Swedish Armed Forces.

  • TsAGI continues repeated static tests of MS-21 aircraft stabilizer TsAGI

    2017-11-05 21:00:00
    The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) continued repeated static tests ofthe composite stabilizer assembly ofthe MS-21-300 passenger aircraft.

  • ATI at the Advanced Engineering Show at the NEC ATI

    2017-11-05 14:32:11
    The Advanced Engineering Show took place at the NEC on 1st – 2nd November, showcasing a large collection of supply chain opportunities, technology case studies and innovation partnerships under one roof. The Aerospace Technology Institute’s (ATI) Head of Technology Mark Summers, and Lead Technologist Paul Clarke, attended and presented at the event.

  • This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 640480

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    The consortium is working in close cooperation and supported by Japanese mirror organizations, including the Society of Japanese Aerospace Companies (SJAC), the Japan Aircraft Development Corporation (JADC), the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), the University of Tokyo and Chubu Aerospace Industry and Technology Center (C-ASTEC).

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