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  • Shaping the future of small satellites NLR

    2019-06-20 13:54:15
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  • How can we reduce fuel consumption? DRAGON ONERA

    2019-06-20 10:40:26

  • KLM and NLR integrate Augmented Reality in maintenance and repair NLR

    2019-06-19 12:28:48
    The post KLM and NLR integrate Augmented Reality in maintenance and repair appeared first on Netherlands Aerospace Centre.

  • Cooperation agreement between ONERA, JAXA and DLR for rotor optimisation research signed at Paris Air Show ONERA

    2019-06-19 10:40:40

  • Joint research for the next generation of rotor blades DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-06-18 15:11:36
    JAXA, ONERA and DLR signed an agreement for trilateral cooperation on rotorcraft on 18 June 2019 during the Paris Air Show at Le Bourget. This trilateral research agreement will investigate optimisation methods for the creation of a new generation of rotorcraft blades.

  • DLR and ONERA – joint research into AI for the aerospace sector DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-06-18 08:24:10
    On 17 June 2019, during the 53rd Paris Air Show at Le Bourget, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the French research organisation ONERA (Office National d’Études et de Recherches Aérospatiales) met at the DLR stand to agree their collaboration in the field of artificial intelligence (AI).

  • Urban Air Mobility, Alternate Propulsion Among NASA Research at Aviation Forum NASA - Aeronautics

    2019-06-17 11:26:00
    NASA’s cutting-edge aeronautics research will be the focus of agency discussions and demonstrations at this year’s American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) annual Aviation Forum and Exposition, otherwise known as Aviation 2019.

  • GRAVES, the 1st European space surveillance system ONERA

    2019-06-17 10:40:27

  • How can we reduce fuel consumption? : DRAGON ONERA

    2019-06-17 10:40:27

  • Integration of the MQ-9B SkyGuardian into European Airspace NLR

    2019-06-17 09:17:46
    The post Integration of the MQ-9B SkyGuardian into European Airspace appeared first on Netherlands Aerospace Centre.

  • DLR at the Paris Air Show 2019 DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-06-16 10:20:48
    The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) will be showcasing its latest projects and research results from 17 to 23 June 2019 at this year’s Paris Air Show.

  • Technology enabling launchers reusability will be developed by Polish entities ILOT

    2019-06-11 12:19:17
    The European Space Agency (ESA) has signed a contract with the Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation to conduct 3-year research aimed at developing thrust regulation system for rocket engines utilizing green liquid propellants.

  • Vlaams Supercomputer Centrum (VSC) User Day: Poster Award attributed to Giacomo Alessi VKI

    2019-06-04 12:05:41
    Vlaams Supercomputer Centrum (VSC) User Day Poster Award attributed to Giacomo Alessi On 4 June 2019, Giacomo Alessi received the Poster Award during the Vlaams Supercomputer Centrum (VSC) User Day held at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium.

  • FALcon: Formation flight for in-Air Launcher 1st stage Capturing demonstration VKI

    2019-06-04 11:28:16
    Formation flight for in-Air Launcher 1st stage Capturing demonstration The FALcon project is focused on further developing launch system reusability technologies and in particular the “in-air capturing” concept for the efficient retrieval of rocket stages with the aim of further lowering cost for the next generation of European launchers.

  • 3D printing of high performance polymers for Industry & SME’s NLR

    2019-06-03 15:51:07
    The post 3D printing of high performance polymers for Industry & SME’s appeared first on Netherlands Aerospace Centre.

  • Polish engineers are testing the technologies of the future to enable unmanned flights in urban conditions ILOT

    2019-06-03 11:47:42
    Engineers from Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation took part in unique worldwide tests of Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management (UTM) in urban area, which took place in Reno, Nevada, USA.

  • [Collaboration] Cooperation with overseas organizations JAXA - Aeronautics

    2019-05-30 08:00:00
    Cooperation with overseas organizations Topics Cooperation with overseas organizations As Japan’s public aeronautical R&D institution, JAXA Aeronautical Technology Directorate (ATD) aims to contribute to the enhancement of Japan’s global competitiveness in aviation industry, the realization of secure society through enhanced air transportation safety, and the creation of future air transportation breakthroughs.

  • Second launch of ILR-33 AMBER rocket ILOT

    2019-05-28 14:16:15
    On May 26th, 2019, at the Land Forces Training Centre „Drawsko”, engineers of Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation conducted an in-flight test of the ILR-33 AMBER rocket. Its aim was to verify new solutions implemented in the construction, including the configuration with steering surfaces (canards) and optimised oxidizer feeding system.

  • DLR tests innovative crisis management solutions in The Hague DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-05-27 09:05:44
    A comprehensive flood scenario was simulated in The Hague from 22 to 23 May 2019 as part of the Driving Innovation in Crisis Management for European Resilience (DRIVER+) project. Five innovative solutions were evaluated.

  • Super material graphene awaits a breakthrough FOI

    2019-05-27 06:44:30
    There is widespread interest in studying the material graphene, although a breakthrough has yet to be achieved.

  • Dr. Miguel Alfonso Mendez appointed assistant professor in the faculty VKI

    2019-05-22 07:05:00
    We have the pleasure to announce that the Board of directors has appointed Dr. Miguel Alfonso Mendez as an assistant professor in the VKI faculty, in the environmental and applied fluid dynamics department, entering into effect as from 1st of May 2019 .

  • How is the UK capitalising on emerging green-tech IP? ATI

    2019-05-19 13:53:12
    Our thanks to William McClintock, Strategy Associate at the ATI and author of the Global Aerospace Patents INSIGHT, for this blog. The UK Parliament’s declaration of a “climate emergency” is welcome news.

  • A record number of flight connections and falling prices DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-05-19 07:28:53
    Low-cost flights from Germany set a new record in the winter half-year 2018/2019. For the first time, there were 5325 low-cost airline flights per week, which represents a 10 percent increase from the previous year.

  • NASA Invites Media to Watch Drone Traffic Management Testing NASA - Aeronautics

    2019-05-15 14:46:00
    NASA is entering the final stage of testing its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) platform and invites media to learn more and watch drone demonstrations Tuesday, May 21, in Reno, Nevada.

  • Anniversary in Augsburg: the DLR Center for Lightweight-Production-Technology celebrates 10 years of research DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-05-14 10:40:00
    This year's Colloquium on Production Technology, held at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) site in Augsburg, coincided with a special occasion. The DLR Center for Lightweight-Production-Technology (Zentrum für Leichtbauproduktionstechnologie; ZLP) celebrated its tenth anniversary on 15 May 2019.

  • DLR tests the City-ATM system at the Köhlbrand Bridge in Hamburg DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-05-14 09:16:16
    Parcel-delivery drones, air taxis and uncrewed inspection aircraft will to fly over cities and interact with one another in the future. They must be able to recognise and avoid one another, ideally before even taking off.

  • [Aviation human factors] Flight evaluation and demonstration of SAVERH, which entered new research phase in JFY 2018 JAXA - Aeronautics

    2019-05-14 03:00:00
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  • Successful launch of UK-Sweden bilateral funding call ATI

    2019-05-13 09:45:15
    The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) and Innovair, the Swedish programme for aeronautics, together with delivery partners Innovate UK and Vinnova, have today announced the award of four projects that are being funded under a joint aerospace funding call between the UK and Sweden.

  • New collaboration framework between VKI and DANTEC DYNAMICS VKI

    2019-05-09 05:18:06
    The von Karman Institute and Dantec Dynamics have recently signed an agreement to set up a long-term cooperation on several fields of experimental fluid mechanics.

  • Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation strengthens cooperation with Turkish aviation sector ILOT

    2019-05-05 13:12:15
    On April 25-26, 2019, delegates of the Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation took part in meetings with representatives of Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI), ESEN and Yunus Emre Institute (YEE). The visit was held in Ankara on the initiative of Academic and Scientific Cooperation Project of Turkey (TABİP) operating within YEE.

  • TsAGI experts investigates icing together with European colleagues TsAGI

    2019-04-24 21:00:00
    InCentral Aerohydrodynamic Institute named after Prof. N.E. Zhukovsky (part ofZhukovsky Institute National Research Centre) the considerable attention ispaid toicing effect made onaerodynamics, stability and controllability ofaircraft.

  • TsAGI signed the Agreement of Cooperation with the Italian Aerospace Research Centre TsAGI

    2019-04-22 21:00:00
    Inmid-April the delegation ofCentral Aerohydrodynamic Institute named after Prof. Zhukovsky (part ofZhukovsky Institute National Research Centre) visited the Italian Aerospace Research Centre (CIRA).

  • Major opportunities and challenges for Europe’s defence industry FOI

    2019-04-22 07:48:20
    The European defence industry’s response to the increasing demand for military materiel is a particular focus of FOI’s second report in the Defence Economic Outlook series. The report connects the military expenditures of different countries to analysis of security policy and economics.

  • FITOEXPORT ILOT

    2019-04-18 09:25:25
    The main objective of the project is to enable Polish plant products to enter new markets and increase their competitiveness by effectively responding to import requirements of new customers and improving the controls carried out by the Main Inspectorate of Plant Health and Seed Inspection, using modern crop inspection methods and laboratory tests.

  • [STAR] Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and operation technology JAXA - Aeronautics

    2019-04-16 03:00:00
    Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and operation technology Next Generation Aeronautical Innovation Hub Center The Unmanned Airplane for Radiation Monitoring System (UARMS) Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) have already started making an impact in fields like pesticide application and aerial photography.

  • [STAR] Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management(UTM) JAXA - Aeronautics

    2019-04-16 03:00:00
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  • Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System Team Wins the 2018 Collier Trophy NASA - Aeronautics

    2019-04-15 16:29:00
    The National Aeronautic Association (NAA) announced the Automatic Ground Collision Avoidance System (Auto GCAS) Team as the recipient of the 2018 Robert J. Collier Trophy.

  • FOI participates in defence research cooperation in space FOI

    2019-04-14 09:00:24
    FOI is participating in a satellite project with sensor systems that can discover and determine the position of satellites as well as other objects in space, including pure debris. The launch of Satellite SPARC-1 is at the beginningof May this year.

  • DLR/NASA Design Challenge dedicated to concepts for small aircraft and new technologies for regional air transport DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-04-11 12:36:07
    Radically reduce the energy consumption of an aircraft. Last year, a four-member team of students from Munich demonstrated how this could be achieved with the 'eRay' Aircraft Concept and, in doing so, revealed the creative potential of the younger generation in the DLR/NASA Design Challenge.

  • View from the ATI: SAE Aerotech Americas 2019 ATI

    2019-04-11 09:00:21
    ATI’s Technologist, Nour Eid, reports from presenting at Aerotech Americas and the opportunity to see the Boeing 787 FAL. Last month I travelled to Charleston, South Carolina, for SAE Aerotech Americas where I presented an overview of how the ATI is exploring the potential of disruptive technologies, some recent technological innovations in UK aerospace and […]

  • MOU signing ceremony between the von Karman Institute and Keyyang Precision VKI

    2019-04-10 12:38:01
    Signing Ceremony for the Memorandum of Understanding between the von Karman Institute and Keyyang PrecisionFrom left to right: Mr.

  • View from the ATI: UK Technology & Capability Showcase, Collins Aerospace ATI

    2019-04-07 08:44:16
    Mark Scully, our Head of Technology for Propulsion & Advanced Systems, gives his view on the UK Technology and Capability Showcase for Collins Aerospace, held last month in Charlotte, NC 25-27th March.

  • Royal predicate marks 100th anniversary of NLR-Netherlands Aerospace Centre NLR

    2019-04-07 08:04:26
    Press release, 8 April 2019 – His Majesty King Willem Alexander has awarded the Royal predicate to the Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR) in honour of its 100th anniversary. This prestigious designation is the crowning glory on NLR’s work as a […]

  • Confidence-building measures won’t stop an aggressor FOI

    2019-04-07 06:27:07
    The OSCE has numerous tools for preventing conflict between states that wish to avoid war. But if one side deliberately seeks war, there are several loopholes in the agreement between 57 states, writes FOI in a study commissioned by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs.

  • 100 years NLR! Knowledge powers the future NLR

    2019-04-04 08:06:20
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  • Archimedes 2019: Silver medal for ILR-33 Amber rocket creators ILOT

    2019-04-01 09:25:45
    On March 26-29, 2019, the 22nd Moscow International Salon of Inventions and Innovative Technologies “ARCHIMEDES 2019” took place. The Archimedes exhibition in Moscow is one of the largest and most famous world events of this type.

  • Aviation development strategy in Poland on the New Generation Aviation conference ILOT

    2019-04-01 08:39:24
    On March 27, 2019, the Novotel Warszawa Airport hotel hosted an international conference and exhibition “New Generation Aviation – strategies, technologies, solutions”. The Institute of Aviation was an official partner and an active participant of the event.

  • Institute of Aviation at the JARUS conference ILOT

    2019-03-31 13:33:09
    Thanks to the invitation made by the Civil Aviation Office, the Institute of Aviation took part in the JARUS (Joint Authorities for Rulemaking on Unmanned Systems) conference, held on March 25-29, 2019 at the International Congress Center in Katowice, which aims to create a legislative framework for legislation related to Unmanned Aerial Systems.

  • For business, for science, for the Polish economy. Łukasiewicz Research Network is being created ILOT

    2019-03-31 10:31:04
    On April 1, 2019 Łukasiewicz, the third largest research network in Europe, will be launched. Soon, using the achievements of 38 research institutes, Łukasiewicz will present a comprehensive offer for entrepreneurs. It will be available for start-ups, small and medium enterprises, as well as large corporations and champion market players.

  • Advantages and risks of regional defence cooperation FOI

    2019-03-31 07:19:17
    Defence cooperation in smaller groups has become a way to deal with the deterioration in European security. For Sweden, according to an FOI report, this involves prioritising those clusters that deliver the greatest benefits for its defence capability.

  • The first rocket conference in Poland ILOT

    2019-03-27 10:52:02
    The Polish Space Agency and the Institute of Aviation invite you to participate in the conference “Development and application of missile technologies in Poland – a new opening”, which will be held on April 16, 2019 at the Institute of Aviation.

  • Emission-free electric flight – current projects and technologies DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-03-27 09:59:07
    Electric flight opens up a new dimension in aviation and offers unprecedented opportunities for sustainable mobility in the future. A growing number of projects in both research institutions and industry are investigating how electric – and thus emission-free and low-noise – aircraft concepts can be implemented and which application scenarios are the most promising.

  • DLR tests digital communications technologies combined with additional navigation functions for the first time DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-03-26 10:14:28
    At the end of March 2019, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) Falcon research aircraft will be taking off for what will be a world first in aviation.

  • New appointments to the Committee for Space and Satellite Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences ILOT

    2019-03-25 10:26:31
    On 22 March 2019, Professor Piotr Wolański ended his term of office as Chairman of the Space and Satellite Research Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences. He held this function for 16 years (four consecutive four-year terms, since 2002).

  • DLR researchers understand soot formation in engines DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-03-25 08:35:54
    Aviation is not only responsible for carbon dioxide emissions; it also causes other emissions that have an impact on climate change, in particular soot particles. These are produced both on the ground and at cruising altitudes, where they act as condensation nuclei for ice crystals and lead to the formation of contrails, which may linger in the sky as contrail cirrus clouds.

  • DLR implements test campaign for sectorless air traffic management DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-03-24 10:46:22
    Air traffic will continue to grow in the coming years, increasing the workload of air traffic controllers. Researchers at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) have been examining what would happen if controllers viewed airspace as a whole, rather than continuing the current practice of dividing it into small areas known as 'sectors'.

  • TsAGI centenary in history: the Ilyushin Il-114 TsAGI

    2019-03-23 21:00:00
    The Ilyushin Il-114 took its first flight inthe end ofMarch 1990. Itisthe Soviet and Russian twin-engine turboprop airliner, designed for local routes.

  • Innovative system of flight stabilisation with the use of trimmers ILOT

    2019-03-21 10:39:28
    The aircraft flight stabilisation is being performed by the Flight Managements Systems, and that particular task by its part – autopilots. They are comparatively expensive and not all the aircrafts are equipped with them.

  • The largest wind tunnel in Poland in 4K technology ILOT

    2019-03-20 14:15:43
    The Institute of Aviation presented a film made during the flight tests of the Polish national ski jumping team, which took place in the largest wind tunnel in Poland. These are the first and only shots of this type presenting the research possibilities of this facility with the participation of athletes.

  • Landing on the deck of a ship – DLR continues its research into maritime helicopter missions DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-03-19 14:50:13
    The HEDELA (HElicopter DEck Landing Assistance) project is aimed at investigating, evaluating and improving maritime helicopter missions. It is a joint effort by the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the Fuhlendorf flight squadron of the German Federal Police.

  • TsAGI’s fundamental research in large transonic wind tunnel TsAGI

    2019-03-18 21:00:00
    Scientists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) conduct basic research toimprove the efficiency ofthe next generation commercial aircraft.

  • Europe to Australia in three hours in the aircraft of the future FOI

    2019-03-18 07:32:42
    Imagine being able to travel from Europe to Australia in three hours. In the European cooperation project, STRATOFLY, FOI has a key role in producing a propulsion system that will power future aircraft at speeds ten times faster than today’s.

  • TsAGI specialists design a large-scale model of the IL-276 TsAGI

    2019-03-17 21:00:00
    Specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) completed the design oflarge-scale models ofthe prospective military transport aircraft IL-276.

  • TsAGI introduces new spin test facility TsAGI

    2019-03-16 21:00:00
    High-angle-of-attack flight may bring the aircraft tothe stall point and, asaconsequence, tothe spin. Tostudy these characteristics the aircraft models have wind tunnel tests with special installations that simulate critical modes bythe angle-of-attack rotation and angle-of-slideslip sensing.

  • View from the ATI: International Engagement ATI

    2019-03-14 15:19:40
    It’s been another busy week at the ATI for Scott Pendry, Head of International R&D and Policy Engagement. Find out what Scott has been up to this week as he reflects on the many plates he keeps spinning.

  • TsAGI centenary in the history of aviation: the Yakovlev Yak-141 TsAGI

    2019-03-13 21:00:00
    The Yak-141 made its first flight inMarch9, 1986. Itwas designed asamulti-purpose supersonic all-weather carrier-capable airliner ofvertical takeoff/landing (VLOT). Ithad tobecome the world’s first supersonic VTOLfighter.

  • The Sukhoi Su-57: TsAGI’s innovative solutions TsAGI

    2019-03-12 21:00:00
    The prototype aircraft T-50 first caught the air inthe beginning of2010. Itwas the Russian fifth generation multirole jet fighter, developed bythe Sukhoi Design Bureau within the PAK FAproject (Prospective Aeronautical Complex ofFront-line Air forces).The fighter isknown asthe Su-57now.

  • NLR and everis ADS boost ATM solutions NLR

    2019-03-12 09:56:04
    The post NLR and everis ADS boost ATM solutions appeared first on Netherlands Aerospace Centre.

  • Flight safety is the focus area for the leading center of aeronautical science TsAGI

    2019-03-11 21:00:00
    Flight dynamics and flight control have always been one ofthe major directions ofscientific research for the Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”). The Institute’s specialists make analysis ofaircraft stability and control, control algorithm synthesis, etc.

  • TsAGI participates in the XXI Winter School on Continuum Mechanics TsAGI

    2019-03-10 21:00:00
    Continuum mechanics deals with the basics equations ofmotion that governs the mechanics ofboth solid and fluid objects innature. This science isextremely important inaerospace engineering.

  • DLR at JEC World 2019 in Paris DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-03-10 17:32:37
    As part of JEC World 2019, the leading European trade fair for fibre-composite technology, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) is presenting its current research projects from 12 to 14 March 2019 in Paris.

  • ICAF 2019 ILOT

    2019-03-10 13:00:03
    The 36th Conference & 30th Symposium of the International Committee on Aeronautical Fatigue and Structural Integrity will be held on June 2-7, 2019 in Cracow, Poland. The organizers of the event are International Committee on Aeronautical Fatigue and Structural Integrity (ICAF) and Institute of Aviation.

  • 14th National Rotorcraft Forum ILOT

    2019-03-10 11:00:23
    We cordially invite you to attend the 14th National Rotorcraft Forum – the scientific conference and social meeting of people interested in the rotorcraft field. This is the next National Rotorcraft Forum, which the first of took place in 1995.

  • 10th European Forum for Marketing of Scientific and Research Organizations ILOT

    2019-03-10 10:48:32
    On 7-8 November 2019, the 10th European Forum for Marketing of Scientific and Research Institutions will be held at the Institute of Aviation. This year’s jubilee Forum will be an opportunity for discussion and exchange of views in the field of marketing of scientific and research institutions.

  • TsAGI studies conditions for the Arctic transport TsAGI

    2019-03-09 21:00:00
    One ofthe State’s key priorities today isthe development ofthe Arctic Region. This isnot only the development ofthe richest raw-materials base, but also the creation ofsocial and economic guarantees for the population, improving the system ofthe emergency medical aid, equipping itwith the advanced features.

  • Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship Adam Struzik visited the Institute of Aviation ILOT

    2019-03-07 13:20:25
    On March 7, 2019, the Institute of Aviation was visited by the Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship, Adam Struzik and the Director of the Department of Regional Development and European Funds in the Marshal Office of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship Regional Council, Marcin Wajda.

  • Novel Blood-Brain Barrier Model Opens the Door for Advances in Medical and Biopharmaceutical Research NRC

    2019-03-06 15:24:27
    - NRC researcher Dr. Anna Jezierski

  • “Operation of unmanned aircraft systems” conference summary ILOT

    2019-03-06 13:27:18
    On March 6, 2019, the Institute of Aviation hosted the participants of the conference “Operation of Unmanned Aerial Systems”. The director of the Center of Space Technologies, Leszek Loroch, addressed a welcome speech to all participants on behalf of the director of the Institute of Aviation.

  • DLR tests a new Multiple Remote Tower concept DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-03-06 10:19:16
    Since the invention of the Remote Tower concept by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in 2002, the idea has made great progress and is now being used for remote air traffic control, initially at small airports in Sweden and Germany.

  • A more nuanced view of Russian electronic warfare FOI

    2019-03-05 10:31:46
    Russia’s electronic warfare capability has developed powerfully in the last ten years. This applies to both offensive and defensive methods. But, as a FOI report discloses, what attracts most attention are offensive capabilities, often because of ignorance.

  • Turkey’s relations with NATO and control over northern Syria FOI

    2019-03-05 10:07:32
    Two FOI reports describe the contacts that Turkey, a NATO member, has with Russia, and the collision course that the USA and Turkey are on in north-eastern Syria.

  • TsAGI centenary in history: Chelyuskin rescue mission TsAGI

    2019-03-04 21:00:00
    The Chelyskin rescue mission lasted for more than three months from the middle February tothe middle April in1934. The Soviet steamship Chelyuskin was reinforced tonavigate through polar ice and became ice-bound inArctic waters with crew and passengers onboard.

  • TsAGI delegation at Aero India 2019 TsAGI

    2019-03-03 21:00:00
    The leadership ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) participated inthe 12-th International Aero India 2019Exhibition.

  • Russian A2/AD capability overrated FOI

    2019-03-03 08:03:59
    Western nations are concerned about Russia’s capability to prevent – from a distance – an enemy’s access to a geographic area (A2/AD). A new FOI report, “Bursting the bubble?” describes the danger as exaggerated and analyzes several possible countermeasures.

  • TsAGI scientists develop a set of measures to improve the efficiency of an experiment TsAGI

    2019-03-02 21:00:00
    One ofthe priorities ofthe modern theoretical and experimental aerodynamics iswind-tunnel tests upgrading. Itwill increase the experimental accuracy, its informational value and simultaneously reduce costs.

  • FOI tests for safer and longer battery life FOI

    2019-02-26 12:32:17
    Increasing numbers of military systems and vehicles rely on batteries for electricity. To build the knowledge base of the Armed Forces, among others, FOI has begun research on extending battery life and minimising the risk of fire and explosion.

  • Promotion of Polish space projects at the S&TS COPUOS meeting in Vienna ILOT

    2019-02-26 09:35:00
    On February 11-22, 2019, Prof. Piotr Wolański, Chairman of the Space and Satellite Research Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, chaired the Polish delegation at the meeting of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) in Vienna.

  • Investing in innovation: Oleet sales skyrocket with omega-3-enriched dairy NRC

    2019-02-25 17:48:53
    - Support from NRC IRAP allowed Oleet Processing to work with a graduate student from the University of Saskatchewan to study the effects of extruded flaxseed on a cow's health, as well as on milk production, over the course of many months.

  • Institute of Aviation involved in the discussion on the application of advanced UAV services in the energy sector ILOT

    2019-02-25 09:28:29
    On February 20, 2019, a meeting was held at the Ministry of Energy on the current technical capabilities of drones and key barriers hampering the demand for mature UAV services in the power sector.

  • Economic mission in Israel ILOT

    2019-02-24 09:15:56
    On January 27-30, 2019, a Polish economic mission to Israel (Tel Aviv) took place in order to establish a partnership between Polish and Israeli entities operating in the space sector. The Institute of Aviation was represented by Mariusz Kacprzak, head of the Remote Sensing Department.

  • TsAGI tests over-wing intake model of perspective engine TsAGI

    2019-02-23 21:00:00
    Specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) completed the aerodynamic model testing ofthe air intake ofprospective aviation engine ofhigh bypass ratio.

  • TsAGI’s book, devoted to powered lift systems, goes out TsAGI

    2019-02-20 21:00:00
    How can weimprove aircraft’s takeoff and landing, maneuvering and cruise performance? One ofthe most effective ways istoapply powered lift systems.

  • TsAGI mobile measuring systems are included on the National Register of Measuring Equipment. TsAGI

    2019-02-19 21:00:00
    Specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) developed unique mobile measuring systems (MMS), including for the purposes ofthe ditching research.

  • TsAGI develops a measuring unit for air-conditioning systems TsAGI

    2019-02-18 21:00:00
    Acabin air-conditioning system provides inthe aircraft’s cabin acceptable for passengers pressure and temperature. One ofthe system’s important requirements isasfollows. The air speed atthe head ofapassenger shall not exceed 10cm/s.

  • NASA Tests Urban Drone Traffic Management in Nevada, Texas NASA - Aeronautics

    2019-02-18 19:15:00
    NASA has selected two organizations to host the final phase of its four-year series of increasingly complicated technical demonstrations involving small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), commonly known as drones.

  • TsAGI members are among the winners of the XIX All-Russian Competition “Engineer of the Year” TsAGI

    2019-02-17 21:00:00
    Specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) became finalists ofthe 19th All-Russian Competition “Engineer ofthe Year 2018.”

  • Defence of the doctoral thesis of Paweł Abratowski, M.Sc. ILOT

    2019-02-17 09:12:19
    On February 12, 2019, a public defense of Paweł Abratowski’s PhD thesis on: “Numerical analysis of dynamic cooperation of the system: multi-barrelled machine gun – column” took place. The doctoral thesis is supervised by Prof.

  • A delegation of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation visits TsAGI. TsAGI

    2019-02-16 21:00:00
    Adelegation ofthe Ministry ofEducation and Science ofthe Russian Federation visited the Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) inFebruary14.

  • Lidar for greenhouse gases measurement ONERA

    2019-02-14 23:40:29

  • The NRC at the congress of the Francophone association for knowledge (ACFAS) NRC

    2019-02-14 18:50:59
    - The annual ACFAS congress (in French only) is the largest francophone gathering of science and knowledge, welcoming thousands of researchers from about thirty countries across multiple disciplines. Since 1933, the francophone scientific community has been attending the congress to present their recent breakthroughs, stay up-to-date on the latest research developments, discuss current challenges, and exchange ideas with peers, associations, and participating organizations – all in French, bien sûr!

  • 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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