News from Aviation Research

  • First in Canada: pediatric applied micro-analytics research centre to be established in Montreal NRC

    2017-07-18 15:13:28
    2017-07-19, Montréal, Quebec - CHU Sainte-Justine and the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) are joining forces by creating a new state-of-the-art centre to provide breakthroughs in pediatric precision medicine.

  • Ticketing is Now Open – ATI Conference 2017: Realising Ambition ATI

    2017-07-17 10:55:37
    The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) is delighted to announce ticketing for its inaugural conference is now open. The conference, due to be held on the 28th & 29th November at the NEC in Birmingham, is titled Realising Ambition, building on the Raising Ambition technology strategy we published last year.

  • ODAS 2017 in Aussois, a successful event! ONERA

    2017-07-12 00:00:00
    The 17th ONERA-DLR symposium took place in Aussois, near Modane, from June 7 to June 9, 2017. 35 participants from ONERA and the DLR gathered to discuss the subject of numerical flow simulation (CFD) and the related validation experiments.

  • Increased concern for chemical weapons attacks FOI

    2017-07-11 07:40:44
    The use of chemical agents for injuring and killing people is increasing in conflict areas such as Syria and Iraq. This is apparent from FOI’s latest report to the Armed Forces, on the CBRN threat from non-state actors.

  • Ivan Padilla Montero, laureate for the best student paper award of EUCASS 2017 Conference VKI

    2017-07-10 09:52:44
    The EUCASS 2017 Conference "European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences" took place from 3-6 July in Milan, Italy.About 600 participants, of which 149 students, have attended the conference. The number of papers received reached a total of about 700, of which 550 were presented either orally or in poster format.

  • Work begins on new ATI-funded Loughborough University centre ATI

    2017-07-09 14:19:00
    Work has officially begun on the new multi-million pound National Centre in Combustion and Aerothermal Technology at Loughborough University. Representatives from the University, the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI), Rolls-Royce, Charnwood Borough Council and Leicestershire County Council got construction work underway by turning the first turf.The National Centre will put Loughborough at the heart of UK aerospace engineering and technology development.

  • TsAGI at MAKS-2017 TsAGI

    2017-07-08 21:00:00
    The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) will demonstrate the results ofits scientific and experimental research atthe XIII International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017, which will beheld July 18-23, 2017at airfields ofthe Gromov Flight Research Institute (Zhukovsky city).

  • TsAGI advanced projects to be demonstrated at MAKS-2017 TsAGI

    2017-07-08 21:00:00
    The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) will take part inthe XII International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017, which will beheld July 18-23, 2017at airfields ofthe Gromov Flight Research Institute (Zhukovsky city).

  • The Netherlands and Norway join forces in space NLR

    2017-07-06 09:54:56
    The Netherlands and Norway are going to conduct scientific research in the field of space. It concerns matters that are relevant to military operations. The focus is on designing a ‘space demonstrator’ using a small satellite.

  • Paris Air Show 2017 ILOT

    2017-07-06 09:21:29
    The 52th International Paris Air Show was held on 19-25 June 2017 in Le Bourget, Paris. The event brought together thousands of visitors who had the opportunity to see the latest aircraft and technology solutions for aviation and space industries.

  • Vacancy: Lead Technologist – Whole Aircraft ATI

    2017-07-06 09:07:03
    The Aerospace Technology Instituteis looking for a Lead Technologist to join its Whole Aircraft team and act asthe ATI’s internal expert on fixed and rotary wing aircraft conceptual design and commercial aircraft requirements, and provide insightful input into the ATI’s technology strategy.

  • ATI at the Paris Air Show 2017 ATI

    2017-07-06 08:19:44
    The Aerospace Technology Institute’s (ATI) Corporate Development Officer Malcolm Scott, Chief Technology Officer Dr Simon Weeks, and Chief Strategy Officer James McMicking were in Le Bourget last week attending the Paris Air Show – and braving the extreme heat of a Parisian summer.

  • NLR tests large drone at Twente Airport NLR

    2017-07-05 13:47:36
    NLR is testing a large drone at Twente Airport this week. NLR is using the XCalibur+ Jet Trainer – a drone approved for professional use in accordance with the Assessment Specifications for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, Class1 (AS-RPAS1) – to […]

  • Government to invest £100m to attract highly-skilled researchers to the UK ATI

    2017-07-04 08:48:17
    Universities and Science Minister, Jo Johnson MP, has announced that the government is investing £100 million to attract highly-skilled researchers to the UK through a new Rutherford Fund. The fund is named after Ernest Rutherford, one of the UK’s most distinguished scientists: the pioneer of nuclear physics, a Nobel Laureate, holder of chairs at the Universities of Manchester and Cambridge.

  • CAE and ONERA Signed a new Framework Agreement for Cooperation on Aeronautics Research during 2017 Paris Air Show ONERA

    2017-07-04 00:00:00
    On June 20th, 2017, CAE * President Dr. Zhang Xinguo and ONERA CEO Mr. Bruno Sainjon signed a new Framework Agreement for Aeronautics Research Cooperation at the AVIC ** Chalet during the 52th Paris Airshow in presence of relevant leaders and experts of both sides and media.

  • ‘Hania’ Walker – support the Institute of Aviation project ILOT

    2017-07-03 09:18:38
    As part of the nationwide “Pomagam Pomagać” (I help to help) project, a team of engineers from the Center of Transport and Energy Conversion invites you to fill in a survey that will help to improve the ‘Hania’ walker – to develop new features, reduce costs and optimize exercises.

  • Completion of „Reaching the clouds” charity action ILOT

    2017-07-03 08:16:03
    The charity action “Reaching the clouds”, inaugurated to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Institute of Aviation, finally reached its goal. The collected funds allowed the organization of a plane trip to Gdańsk for sixteen students from Zespół Szkół nr 126 in Warsaw.

  • NASA Invites Public to Celebrate 100 Years of Aerospace Breakthroughs NASA - Aeronautics

    2017-06-28 14:23:00
    NASA invites the public to three days of discussion and storytelling with notable aerospace experts to mark the 100th anniversary of the agency’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. Portions of the event will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

  • 15th anniversary of the State Commission on Aircraft Accident Investigation ILOT

    2017-06-28 13:50:37
    On June 28, 2017, the State Commission on Aircraft Accident Investigation (PKBWL) celebrated its 15th anniversary. To celebrate this occasion, a scientific symposium was held, attended by members of the committee and invited guests.

  • Results of the election to the Scientific Council of the Institute of Aviation ILOT

    2017-06-28 12:49:36
    On June 23, 2017, elections to the Scientific Council of the Institute of Aviation took place. This year’s candidates in group B to the Council were: Andrzej Iwaniuk, Ph.D., Leszek Loroch, Ph.D.

  • Digital pilot in the cockpit – the A-PiMod project receives the German Mobility Award DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-06-28 08:18:40
    The idea behind the A-PiMod project is to install a digital pilot in the cockpit to provide its human colleagues with in-flight advice. The research was conducted by the Institute of Flight Guidance at the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), in cooperation with seven partners from science and industry.

  • DLR Senate gives the go-ahead for the foundation of seven DLR institutes DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-06-28 07:58:44
    The Senate of the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) approved the establishment of seven DLR institutes in its meeting on 28 June 2017. DLR was tasked with building new institutes by a resolution of the Budgetary Committee of the Deutscher Bundestag in November 2016.

  • Successful first step for land selection in Winnipeg NRC

    2017-06-27 17:49:19
    2017-06-28, Ottawa, Ontario - The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is building an advanced manufacturing research and development and demonstration facility in Winnipeg.

  • 12th National Rotorcraft Forum ILOT

    2017-06-27 09:00:21
    On June 23, 2017 the 12th National Rotorcraft Forum was held at the Institute of Aviation. The meeting brought together numerous scholars and experts from the aviation industry. This year’s edition was an opportunity to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mi-2 helicopter presence in the Polish Air Force.

  • Industry-University Education MoU – ASTRI VKI

    2017-06-26 05:11:40
    On June 21st, 2017, a group of major European space manufacturing industries (all members of Eurospace: Airbus Defence & Space, Arianegroup, Avio, OHB, RUAG Space, Telespazio, Thales Alenia Space) and universities (Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers of Paris, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, KTH Royal Institute of Technology of Stockholm, University of Montpellier, La Sapienza University of Rome, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Von Karman Institute of Brussels) have signed at Le Bourget a memorandum of understanding on an education partnership agreement aiming - through their joint and coordinated efforts - at organizing for multi-nationality teams of students a structured transition between their educational path and their entry into the professional world.

  • NASA Completes Milestone Toward Quieter Supersonic X-Plane NASA - Aeronautics

    2017-06-25 20:03:00
    NASA has achieved a significant milestone in its effort to make supersonic passenger jet travel over land a real possibility by completing the preliminary design review (PDR) of its Quiet Supersonic Transport or QueSST aircraft design.

  • #LifeAtTheATI Scott Pendry, International R&D Engagement Manager ATI

    2017-06-25 15:49:50
    Around one year on from when we first published a profile of Scott, we caught up with him to see what developments the last 12 months have brought. 1. What is your current job role and has this changed since your profile was last published? If so how? I’m responsible for the ATI’s international engagement, a part of the ATI’s.

  • Guest blog: Opportunities for Sharing in Growth ATI

    2017-06-25 15:35:44
    By Andy Page, CEO of Sharing in Growth There is huge opportunity for the UK aerospace supply chain to benefit from record worldwide growth. The global aerospace industry is expected to double in size in the next 10 years with an anticipated total civil aerospace market in excess of £4 trillion by 2035.

  • Joint EPSRC and ATI Symposium ATI

    2017-06-25 15:22:21
    The ATI has been working with the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to provide direction for early-stage research led by the University of Bristol, Cranfield University, Newcastle University and University College London (UCL).

  • Difficult to describe and assess threats to IT systems FOI

    2017-06-25 06:38:49
    Making correct assessments of probabilities and consequences of threats against IT systems is a daunting challenge. An FOI study has arrived at several important conclusions about what the Armed Forces should consider in its assessments.

  • NRC opens R&D opportunities for Canadian SMEs in South Korea NRC

    2017-06-22 17:45:07
    2017-06-23, Ottawa, Ontario - The NRC and the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology (KIAT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today under the Canada-South Korea Science, Technology and Innovation agreement to facilitate R&D collaboration between Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and South Korean innovators.

  • Wojciech Potkański has passed away ILOT

    2017-06-22 10:08:02
    We deeply regret to inform you that on June 22, 2017 in Warsaw at the age of 73, Mr. Wojciech Potkański passed away. Between 1995 and 2015 he served as the Deputy Director of the Institute of Aviation and Director’s Proxy on Research, the co-founder of the Center for Materials and Structures Research Center and [.

  • Measuring aircraft noise in an innovative way NLR

    2017-06-21 14:17:05
    Recently NLR has tested a new method to measure the noise of aircraft engines during a flight. NLR’s Cessna Citation research aircraft has been equipped with a so-called nose boom, a pole on the nose of the Citation, which catches […]

  • PhD Best Presentation and Best Poster Awards VKI

    2017-06-21 07:21:33
    The faculty is pleased to announce the PhD Best Presentation Award 2017 and the PhD Best Poster Awards (PhD Symposium March 1-3, 2017) as chosen by the committee and attendees based on technical merit, relevance, originality, knowledge of subject, quality of material, and quality of presentation:

  • Perseid Meteor Shower Event at the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory NRC

    2017-06-20 18:19:24
    2017-08-12, Kaleden, BC - Interested in astronomy? If you live in the Okanagan Valley, plan a visit to the Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory (DRAO) this summer to take in unobstructed views of the annual Perseid Meteor Shower.

  • Towards aircraft of the future DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-06-20 14:54:02
    The Advisory Council for Aviation Research and Innovation in Europe ACARE disclosed its latest Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) at the Paris Airshow on 21 June 2017. Rolf Henke, ACARE Chairman and DLR Executive Board member responsible for aeronautics research, presented the new research agenda to Clara de la Torre, Director for Transport at the Directorate-General for Research & Innovation at the European Commission.

  • DLR agrees strategic partnership with ONERA and Airbus DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-06-20 12:40:04
    On 21 June 2017 at the Paris Air Show, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), Airbus and the French aviation research institute ONERA signed an agreement on a strategic partnership to develop new software in the area of computational fluid dynamics (CFD).

  • DLR and Embraer agree on cooperation in aviation research DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-06-20 08:43:25
    The Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer and the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft-und Raumfahrt; DLR) have signed an agreement to expand their research collaboration in the aeronautics sector.

  • CAE, NLR and DNW signed agreements at the Paris Air Show NLR

    2017-06-20 07:19:17
    On June 20th, 2017 the Chinese Aeronautical Establishment (CAE), NLR andGerman-Dutch Wind Tunnels -DNW have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) Extension and a project MoU at the Paris Airshow. CAE President Dr.

  • ONERA at the Paris Air Show: together with its partners ONERA

    2017-06-20 00:00:00
    Present at every edition of the Paris Air Show, ONERA awaits you on its institutional stand (Hall 2A, C271). For this 52nd edition, it will also leave its mark through five research projects, reflecting the confidence of its institutional and industrial partners.

  • ONERA participates in Racer ONERA

    2017-06-20 00:00:00
    ONERA helicopter skills bring decisive elements to the Racer, the fast rotorcraft demonstrator of Airbus Helicopters.

  • TsAGI takes part in the AIAA AVIATION Forum 2017 TsAGI

    2017-06-19 21:00:00
    Scientists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) made areport asapart ofAIAA AVIATION Forum 2017.

  • £8m New Funding Awarded To Aerospace Innovation Programme ATI

    2017-06-19 13:51:06
    An industrial strategy initiative supporting the development of ground-breaking new aerospace technologies has been awarded £8m funding for its second round of projects. The grant to the National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme (NATEP) from the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) will allow it to build on the first 114 projects, involving 268 companies, supported since its launch in 2013.

  • LIG Nex1 and NLR sign memorandum of understanding for future business opportunities NLR

    2017-06-19 08:09:36
    Paris, Le Bourget– 19 June 2017 LIG Nex1 of South Korea and Netherlands Aerospace Centre-NLR wish to explore possibilities to work together in future business opportunities. For this a memorandum of understanding has been signed at the Paris Air Show […]

  • DLR develops key components for the RACER flying demonstrator DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-06-19 08:00:14
    More than 400 kilometres per hour – that is how fast the Rapid And Cost-Effective Rotorcraft (Racer), which was presented by Airbus Helicopters at the Paris Air Show on 20 June 2017, will fly.

  • TsAGI attends SATA Conference TsAGI

    2017-06-18 21:00:00
    Specialists of the Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, a member of the National Research Center “Institute named after N.E. Zhukovsky”) took part in the 53-rd Annual SATA Conference (Subsonic Aerodynamic Testing Association).

  • TsAGI scientists participate in the II Russian National Acoustical Conference TsAGI

    2017-06-18 21:00:00
    Representatives ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky) made areport atthe IIRussian National Acoustic Conference.

  • “Workin’ on the Chain Gang”: Doing business on the Blockchain NRC

    2017-06-18 18:54:40
    2017-06-19, - Innovation in Canada is an important topic. This buzzword isn’t just on the lips of business and industry; it’s at the forefront of the mind of our federal government, and was one of its central themes of Budget 2017.

  • DLR at the Paris Air Show DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-06-18 09:01:02
    The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft-und Raumfahrt; DLR) will be at the Paris Air Show from 19 to 25 June 2017. This year, the focus will be on mobility and digitalisation.

  • Al-Shabaab’s terror affects neighbours differently FOI

    2017-06-18 06:41:42
    Al-Shabaab, the armed Islamist group in Somalia, also attacks targets in neighbouring countries. But Kenya has been much harder afflicted by terror than Ethiopia. One reason may be differences in the status of the Muslim populations in the two countries, according to a new report from FOI.

  • Cooperation with European organizations in the field of civil aviation discussed at TsAGI TsAGI

    2017-06-17 21:00:00
    Aseminar oncooperation with European organizations oncivil aeronautical research was arranged atZhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofNational research center “Institute named after N.E. Zhukovsky”) inthe beginning ofJune.

  • ONERA welcomes you to its stand at the Paris Air Show! ONERA

    2017-06-16 00:00:00
    The 2017 edition of the International Aeronautics and Space Exhibition starts today. Up until Sunday, June 25, ONERA will be showcasing its work, through its institutional stand located in Hall 2A, Module C271.

  • The National Research Council of Canada’s Altitude Icing Wind Tunnel allows manufacturers to certify aircraft components and probes NRC

    2017-06-14 20:29:38
    2017-06-15, Paris, France - Aviation accidents are tragic events that sometimes leave important clues about risks to flight safety. Following two such accidents, investigations and studies revealed new ice cloud threats – supercooled large droplets and ice crystal/mixed phase ice.

  • The National Research Council of Canada shortens time to aeronautical product certification NRC

    2017-06-14 20:29:28
    2017-06-15, Paris, France - Through its Aeronautical Product Development Technologies program (APDT), the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has shortened the time-to-market for new aeronautical products by three months. To achieve this goal, the NRC relied on 16 enhanced testing technologies to accelerate the certification process, including the NRC’s world-class wind tunnel and flight testing, structural testing and engine testing facilities.

  • A revolutionary technology for drones to avoid collisions and enhance safety NRC

    2017-06-14 20:21:02
    2017-06-15, Paris, France - With unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) becoming increasingly popular, the risk of collision with manned aircraft has become a concern. To integrate UAVs into the national airspace, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has developed its latest cutting-edge technology in the form of the Passive Intelligent Collision Avoidance Sensor (PICAS) system, which allows unmanned aircraft to detect oncoming aircraft more accurately than ever before in order to avoid collisions and enhance safety.

  • The National Research Council of Canada joins partners to investigate aircraft contrails from biofuel blends NRC

    2017-06-14 20:20:22
    2017-06-15, Paris, France - After conducting the world’s first civil jet flight powered by 100 percent biofuel in 2012, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is continuing to advance sustainable aviation by undertaking a project that will help understand biofuel attributes and their overall environmental impact.

  • The "perfect" experiment using attosecond technology NRC

    2017-06-14 13:53:59
    2017-06-15, Ottawa, Ontario - For the first time ever, physicists from three continents have been able to completely measure and describe the quantum-mechanical wave function of an ionized electron by using attosecond science techniques.

  • 61st Graduation Day and SPARGE VKI

    2017-06-14 11:20:15
    The 61st Graduation Day on 30st of June will be the occasion to present you a unique research activity at VKI:Sloshing PARabolic fliGht Experiment (SPARGE) The management of conventional and cryogenic propellants is one of the key technologies, which influences spacecraft or satellite operating conditions.

  • PP20 Inlet Certification – Bird Strike Test ILOT

    2017-06-13 09:19:17
    On May 24, 2017, after more than two years of preparations, the Institute of Aviation completed its first PP20 Inlet Certification (Bird Strike Test). The certification was carried out by engineers of the Materials and Structures Research Center (Institute of Aviation), Engineering Design Center (Institute of Aviation and GE), and Middle River Aircraft Systems (General [.

  • Nuclear weapons developments influence Swedish security policy FOI

    2017-06-12 14:17:28
    Nuclear weapons have in recent years played a more visible role in Russia’s defence and security policy, among other things. This is going to affect Swedish security policy. These developments make discussion of a number of issues from a Swedish perspective particularly urgent, according to a new FOI report.

  • Institute of Aviation with NATO, ESA and EU Industry Safety Certificates ILOT

    2017-06-12 10:24:32
    After conducting industrial safety proceedings, the Internal Security Agency found the Institute of Aviation to have full ability to protect classified information NATO, ESA and EU level (3rd level), as well as at national levels (1st and 2nd level).

  • ONERA at the Paris Air Show: Inventing together the future of aerospace ONERA

    2017-06-12 00:00:00
    Are you an institution, a government partner, an industry actor, a journalist, a student or an aviation enthusiast? ONERA welcomes you on its stand from the 19th to the 25th of June.

  • TsAGI attends STAI Meeting TsAGI

    2017-06-11 21:00:00
    Specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) took part inthe 127th international meeting ofthe Supersonic Tunnel Association (STAI).

  • ATI Stakeholder Review – we want your feedback! ATI

    2017-06-11 16:38:59
    The ATI values its relationship and engagement with stakeholders. We have launched our first formal process to gather the views of the aerospace community. We are invitingour stakeholders to share their thoughts and perspectives about the Institute’s role, remit and impact on the UK’s civil aerospace sector.

  • ATI Conference 2017: Realising Ambition ATI

    2017-06-11 15:41:47
    The Aerospace Technology Institute will be holding its inaugural biannual conference at the NEC in Birmingham on 28th & 29th November 2017. We are convening the UK aerospace sector to provide an update on the ATI strategy and the £3.9bn investment programme for aerospace R&T, to hear directly from industry leaders on key topics, and to provide an opportunity for.

  • ATI FirstThursday: Through-life Engineering Services ATI

    2017-06-11 14:48:09
    Our recent FirstThursday event held at our central London office focused on Through-life Engineering Services (TES). We welcomed Professor Andrew Harrison, Engineering Associate Fellow – Life Cycle Engineering at Rolls-Royce, as our guest speaker.

  • #LifeAtTheATI: Shagufta Mustafa, Communications Officer ATI

    2017-06-11 14:20:00
    Shagufta joined the ATI in April 2016. As Communications Officer, she is responsible for the Institute’s social media activity (such as Twitter and LinkedIn), writing content for the web site and eNewsletter, coordinating the programme of writing and designing white papers and reports, and reaching out to journalists who cover aerospace.

  • Elections to the Scientific Council of the Institute of Aviation ILOT

    2017-06-08 09:12:10
    Pursuant to art. 24 sec. 1 pt. 6 of the Act on research institutes of 30 April 2010 (Journal of Laws of 2016, item 371, as amended) and paragraph 4 sec. 1 of the Elections Regulations to the Scientific Council of the Institute of Aviation of 7 June 2017, the director of the Institute of [.

  • TsAGI for MC-21: innovative solutions TsAGI

    2017-06-06 21:00:00
    OnMay28, 2017 the maiden flight ofthe MC-21-300 commercial aircraft took place. The developer ofthe aircraft isthe PJSC Irkut Corporation.

  • Tech brings art up close and personal NRC

    2017-06-06 18:18:47
    2017-06-07, Vancouver, British Columbia

  • DLR and Lufthansa Technik investigate biofuels in new study DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-06-06 14:49:57
    Biofuels have the potential to make air transport more climate-friendly and reduce dependency on fossil raw materials, since they are produced using renewable raw materials, such as oil plants, grain, algae and wood.

  • Summation of the 17th Polish- American Conference on Science and Technology ILOT

    2017-06-06 13:02:03
    The 17th Polish-American Conference on Science and Technology took place in Columbus, Ohio, on May 30-31, 2017. This conference, co-organized by the Institute of Aviation and the Ohio State University, brings together representatives of academia, industry and governments of both countries.

  • Institute of Aviation among the guests and exhibitors of impact’17 ILOT

    2017-06-06 09:30:28
    During 31 May and 1 June 2017 the Congress Centre ICE Kraków hosted the biggest event in CEE region devoted entirely to economy 4.0. The two-day meeting brought together over 5000 participants among whom there were many guests from Poland and abroad.

  • Optimizing the treatment of municipal sludge NRC

    2017-06-05 17:49:38
    2017-06-06, Montréal, Quebec - A Quebec municipality recently leveraged NRC expertise to successfully implement a new, highly efficient method of treating their biosolids. The method harnesses latent energy to substantially reduce both the volume of biosolids and disposal costs.

  • How do hurricanes affect people? TsAGI

    2017-06-04 21:00:00
    Inthe beginning ofJune several video recordings forTV channels “Russia” and “Moscow24” were shot atZhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E. Zhukovsky”).

  • The NRC and Siemens Canada to address national priorities through strategic partnership NRC

    2017-06-04 14:26:31
    2017-06-05, Ottawa, Ontario - The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and Siemens Canada have joined forces through a strategic agreement to advance solution-oriented development and applications of technology in a number of key areas of national interest.

  • World Environment Day 2017 NRC

    2017-06-04 13:56:15
    2017-06-05, Ottawa, Ontario - The National Research Council of Canada is proud to celebrate World Environment Day 2017. Today we reflect on the many ways we connect to nature through our research.

  • FOI calculates aviation’s climate impact with greater precision FOI

    2017-06-04 12:44:14
    The model that FOI uses to calculate the climate impact of Sweden’s civil aviation has just become better. This is an outcome of a research project that the Swedish Transport Agency commissioned FOI, together with LFV, the Swedish civil aviation administration, to carry out.

  • NASA Selects Three Aeronautics Teams to Explore ‘Ambitious’ Ideas NASA - Aeronautics

    2017-06-04 12:28:00
    Three teams of NASA researchers who have dreamed up potential solutions for pieces of the Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) puzzle have received the nod to officially begin formal feasibility studies of their concepts.

  • TsAGI scientists discuss HEXAFLY-INT Project TsAGI

    2017-06-03 21:00:00
    Aregular workshop onHEXAFLY-INT project (High-Speed EXperimental FLY Vehicles— INTernational) took place atthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) atthe end ofMay.

  • Media Invited to Demonstrations of NASA Drone Traffic Management Technologies NASA - Aeronautics

    2017-06-01 14:21:00
    NASA’s three-week national campaign to further test and refine its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) technologies continues, and media are invited to see these technologies in action Tuesday, June 6, at four Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) test sites across the country.

  • US students visited the Institute of Aviation ILOT

    2017-06-01 09:04:56
    On Monday, May 29th 2017, the Engineering Design Center hosted a group of 20 students of American universities who came to Poland on a two-week long scholarship visit under the patronage of President of Poland Andrzej Duda.

  • New R&D group enabling development of next generation of battery materials NRC

    2017-05-31 15:55:38
    2017-06-01, Boucherville, Quebec - Safe, affordable and efficient energy storage technologies are an important component of a low-carbon economy.

  • SkipTheDishes redesigns online restaurant delivery NRC

    2017-05-29 15:10:47
    2017-05-30, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Who couldn’t use a little more time in their day? That’s just what the founders of Prairie-based SkipTheDishes thought when they started their IT-driven restaurant delivery hub in late 2012.

  • Nanotechnology breakthrough rocks molecular electronics NRC

    2017-05-28 19:08:58
    2017-06-09, Edmonton, Alberta - Rock music fans have long loved the distorted sound of electric guitars. From the Rolling Stones to Metallica, some of the world’s most popular bands have relied on distortion pedals to alter audio signals and deliver the distinctive sound that has become synonymous with great rock.

  • Nuclear weapons a topical issue in Europe FOI

    2017-05-28 13:26:47
    As a result of Russia’s military action against several of its neighbours, the security situation in our part of Europe has also worsened. Northern Europe and especially the Baltic region are at the intersection of this East-West conflict.

  • TsAGI hosts working meeting of TILDA project TsAGI

    2017-05-27 21:00:00
    In May, a working meeting related to the TILDA project was hosted by the Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute named after professor N.E. Zhukovsky (TsAGI, part of the National Research Center “Institute named after professor N.E.

  • TsAGI visited by shortlisted participants of “Future of the Aviation” contest TsAGI

    2017-05-27 21:00:00
    On26th ofMay the Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute named after professor N.E. Zhukovsky (TsAGI, part ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E. Zhukovsky”) was visited bystudents and young specialists— shortlisted participants ofthe “Future ofthe Aviation” engineering contest.

  • TsAGI improves test procedure in transonic wind tunnel TsAGI

    2017-05-27 21:00:00
    The scientists of the Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute named after professor N.E. Zhukovsky (TsAGI, part of the National Research Center “Institute named after N.E. Zhukovsky”) improved the procedure of comprehensive experimental research in a transonic wind tunnel.

  • Cyber Resilience in UK Air Traffic Management ATI

    2017-05-25 14:00:43
    By Alasdair Shannon, Head of CNI Cyber Solutions for Leonardo Security & Information Systems The WannaCry ransomware attacks this month have raised public awareness on the disruptive effects of a major cyber-attack on our daily lives.

  • Guest blog: Cyber Resilience in UK Air Traffic Management ATI

    2017-05-25 14:00:43
    By Alasdair Shannon, Head of CNI Cyber Solutions for Leonardo Security & Information Systems The WannaCry ransomware attacks this month have raised public awareness on the disruptive effects of a major cyber-attack on our daily lives.

  • #LifeAtTheATI: Natasha Coomber, Executive Assistant ATI

    2017-05-25 12:29:16
    Natasha joined the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) in February this year to support the Executive Management team and manage the Institute’s central London office. As Executive Assistant, part of the Operations team, Natasha’s role is central to the efficient running of the business.

  • Boeing hosts UK delegation in Seattle ATI

    2017-05-25 12:25:44
    The Departments for International Trade (DIT) and Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), together with Boeing, organised for a UK delegation (which included the Aerospace Technology Institute and up to 40 UK aerospace supply chain companies) to attend a two-day Boeing Technology Showcase in Seattle on 25th and 26th April.

  • SAE Standards Summit: Cologne, April 2017 ATI

    2017-05-25 08:16:37
    The ATI (last month) attended the 2017 SAE Aerospace Standards Summit (focusing on emerging technologies and the enabling role of standards) which brought together civil and military regulators, aerospace industry leaders and subject matter experts.

  • TsAGI Specialists participate in the conference “Environmental acoustics” TsAGI

    2017-05-24 21:00:00
    Experts ofthe Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute named after professor N.E. Zhukovsky (TsAGI, part ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E. Zhukovsky”) participated inthe Second All-Russian Conference ofYoung Scientists and Specialists “Environmental acoustics,” which was held inMay.

  • UK-Sweden Collaboration Meeting, May 2017 ATI

    2017-05-24 14:45:17
    Last year the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) shared insights of its attendance at the Swedish Aerospace Technology Congress 2016 through a blog post highlighting the opportunities for collaborative projectsbetween UK andSwedish partners.

  • FOI in successful Gripen simulation demonstration at I/ITSEC FOI

    2017-05-23 15:19:51
    The Swedish Air Force’s aerial combat simulation centre is a world leader in the use of simulation technology for training and educating fighter pilots, especially for the Gripen system. The technology was demonstrated in an American exercise, with excellent results.

  • EPSRC & ATI Hybrid-electric & Electric Aircraft Research Results Symposium ATI

    2017-05-23 13:05:45
    The ATI and EPSRC are hosting a symposium to explore the findings of research into future disruptive technologies in aerospace, particularly those focused on hybrid-electric and electric aircraft. The event will share findings from four EPSRC-supported studies that have been scoping key issues towards future electric aircraft.

  • Seminar on “European R&D projects – how to successfully apply to H2020 programme” ILOT

    2017-05-23 12:06:08
    On the 23rd of May, the Institute of Aviation became a venue for the seminar entitled “European R&D projects – how to successfully apply to H2020 programme”. The presentation was delivered by Ms.

  • Jerzy Zięborak has died ILOT

    2017-05-23 10:31:31
    We announce with a deep regret that at the age of 89, Dr. Eng. Jerzy Zięborak, a long-time employee of the Institute of Aviation and an outstanding specialist in flight and structural strength research has passed away.

  • 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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