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  • 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.

  • 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!

  • Quantum computing at the temple of science NRC

    2019-02-14 16:15:34
    - The future of computing is fast approaching and Canada is leading the charge: quantum computers are widely expected to revolutionize entire categories of complex data analysis and computation. D‑Wave Systems, a Canadian firm based in Vancouver and the undisputed world leader in developing and delivering quantum annealing computer systems and software, is working with the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) to road‑test a cutting‑edge quantum computing system across the Government of Canada data science community.

  • Lidar for greenhouse gases measure ONERA

    2019-02-13 23:40:33

  • DLR in 2019 – Research for the Energy Transition, environment-friendly aviation and a greater understanding of the Universe DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-02-13 08:28:00
    On 14 February 2019, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) presented some of its planned research and management activities for 2019 at its annual press conference in Berlin.

  • Taking a “measured” risk: how Opsens broke into the medical industry NRC

    2019-02-12 21:04:12
    - According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more people die each year from cardiovascular disease than from any other cause.

  • The National Research Council of Canada and Aspect Biosystems work toward new ways to deliver therapeutics to the brain, the holy grail of biopharmaceutical sciences NRC

    2019-02-12 15:26:53
    - The National Research Council of Canada and Aspect Biosystems are working to develop new therapeutic models that could lead to improved treatments in the future and better outcomes for patients suffering from brain disease.

  • Empowering women in chemistry through mentorship and networking NRC

    2019-02-11 15:09:36
    - Panel discussion marks the centennial of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

  • Meet YiSi, a machine translation teacher who cracks down (nicely) on errors in meaning NRC

    2019-02-10 17:51:13
    - Most Canadians have seen bad machine translations based on word-for-word equivalents that can lead to confusion and can sometimes be quite funny.

  • NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases 2018 Annual Report NASA - Aeronautics

    2019-02-07 22:16:00
    The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, issued its 2018 annual report Friday examining the agency’s safety performance over the past year and highlighting accomplishments, issues and concerns.

  • Collaboratively overcoming airport crises more quickly DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-02-07 09:35:07
    The onset of winter at the airport – heavy snowfall is forecast, so restricted operations can be expected for several hours. To ensure that the processes continue to run smoothly even during severe weather events in winter, close coordination and cooperation between all key players at the airport are essential.

  • Thales Alenia Space and French aerospace research center ONERA sign cooperation agreement ONERA

    2019-02-04 11:40:41

  • UAV Show 2018 : ONERA presents its drone offer ONERA

    2019-02-04 11:40:41

  • A new civil aeronautics director ONERA

    2019-02-04 11:40:41

  • ONERA accelerometers: NASA launches new satellites ONERA

    2019-02-04 11:40:41

  • AL 13 : Aerospace Control Systems ONERA

    2019-02-04 11:40:41

  • Luc Vignaud rewarded by the NATO Scientific Council ONERA

    2019-02-04 11:40:41

  • First discovery of an exoplanet by the VLT/SPHERE ONERA

    2019-02-04 11:40:41

  • Russia trains for war FOI

    2019-02-03 11:44:51
    Russian military exercises have become increasingly extensive during the last ten years, according to a report from FOI. Although Russia previously focused on managing small-scale conflicts, it now practices how to start and conduct large-scale war.

  • ASD Annual Meeting ILOT

    2019-02-03 06:39:43
    On the 30th of January, 2019 the representative of the Institute of Aviation participated in the annual meeting of ASD (AeroSpace and Defense Industries Association of Europe) in Brussels. The event was attended by over 150 members, who represented the aerospace industry active in the defense sector.

  • [Press release] JAXA and Boeing sign collaboration agreement JAXA - Aeronautics

    2019-01-31 02:00:00

  • Unlocking the potential of biologics to put a bulls-eye on cancer NRC

    2019-01-29 19:55:22
    - Dr. Ali Tehrani, President and CEO of Zymeworks Inc.

  • Protecting aircraft from ice – new heating system makes ice 'sweat' DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-01-29 09:36:47
    Winter has arrived, and aircraft are suffering in the biting cold. As is the case with cars, ice can form on aircraft flight deck windows and flight instrument sensors. The wings are also among the critical points of aircraft, and icing can lead to significant aerodynamic penalties.

  • [JAXA Aeronautics Magazine] "FLIGHT PATH" No.22 JAXA - Aeronautics

    2019-01-29 08:30:00
    JAXA Aeronautics Magazine "FLIGHT PATH" Featuring hot topics at the Aeronautical Technology Directorate, our biannual magazine "FLIGHT PATH" introduces JAXA's R&D activities in aeronautical field. Latest issue: No.22 | 2018 WINTER New!

  • 2019: The International Year of Indigenous Languages NRC

    2019-01-27 16:22:16
    - More people speak an Aboriginal language at home than have an Aboriginal language as a mother tongue, especially among youth

  • Anna-Lena Österborg acting Director-General FOI

    2019-01-24 13:52:50
    The Swedish Government has appointed Deputy Director-General Anna-Lena Österborg to the position of Acting Director-General, from the 24th of January onwards, until a new Director-General has been appointed.

  • Canada-United Kingdom Symposium on Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (EIAI-2019) NRC

    2019-01-23 16:04:56
    - The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is pleased to co-organize the 2019 Canada-United Kingdom Symposium on Ethics in Artificial Intelligence (EIAI-2019) in partnership with Digital Catapult and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).

  • Director-General Jan-Olof Lind appointed State Secretary to the Minister for Defence FOI

    2019-01-23 08:20:33
    FOI´s Director-General Jan-Olof Lind has been appointed new State Secretary to Peter Hultqvist, Minister for Defence. Jan-Olof Lind was Director-General at FOI until the 23rd of January.

  • Climate model shows that cleaner aircraft emissions reduce the climate impact of contrail cirrus DLR - Aeronautics

    2019-01-22 12:19:21
    Fewer soot particles in the exhaust stream of aircraft reduces the formation of ice crystals and therefore the climate impact of the resulting contrail cirrus. Halving the ice particles that form in the contrail decreases the climate-warming effect of the contrail cirrus by 20 percent.

  • HIGH speed civil Tilt Rotor wind tunnel project (HIGHTRIP) ILOT

    2019-01-22 11:24:20
    HIGHTRIP is a project co-financed by the European Commission in the frame of Clean Sky 2 (Horizon 2020). Consortium, coordinated by NLR, is composed of four partners. Institute of Aviation will take part in the design activities, whereas companies P.W.

  • Eurostars webinar (English) NRC

    2019-01-21 20:18:07
    - Time: 2:00pm to 3:30pm (EDT)

  • Eurostars webinar (French) NRC

    2019-01-20 16:19:40
    - Time: 2:00pm to 3:30pm (EDT)

  • Testing and Operation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems ILOT

    2019-01-20 13:43:06
    The Institute of Aviation cordially invites you to attend the conference “Testing and Operation of Unmanned Aircraft Systems” on the 6th of March 2019 in Warsaw. Invitation Organizer Contact Registration Invitation The Institute of Aviation, the Association of Unmanned Aircraft Systems and the Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering of the Warsaw University of Technology [.

  • 2018 Nobel Laureate in Physics returns to the National Research Council of Canada NRC

    2019-01-17 17:04:39
    - Today, surrounded by researchers and students, Mr. Iain Stewart, President of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC), welcomed Dr. Donna Strickland, the 2018 Nobel Laureate in Physics, back to the NRC.

  • Brexit is already affecting security policy FOI

    2019-01-17 14:22:16
    Britain wants to be a major power, but it is not certain that its finances will suffice once the country leaves EU. This is a conclusion of FOI researchers in a report on the implications of Brexit for security policy.

  • A changing energy landscape can weaken Russia’s economy FOI

    2019-01-16 12:18:36
    The USA is extracting more of its oil and gas than it did earlier. At the same time, we are gradually replacing the use of fossil fuels in our cars. In the long run, these changes may eventually undermine both the Russian economy, which is dependent on energy export, and the Russian armed forces, according to a report from FOI.

  • The National Research Council of Canada and Fives join forces to develop inspection technology for the aerospace sector NRC

    2019-01-14 15:27:19
    - The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and Fives are working together to improve the efficiency of manufacturing composite parts. They are developing an advanced profilometer that will provide faster and more accurate part inspection.

  • 19th Polish-American Conference on Science and Technology ILOT

    2019-01-14 13:08:59
    On April 16-17, 2019 in Columbus, USA, the 19th Polish-American Conference on Science and Technology will take place. The organizers of the event are the Institute of Aviation and Ohio State University.

  • Institute of Aviation participated in the development of modern helicopter rotors ILOT

    2019-01-14 09:40:24
    The Institute of Aviation once again proved its competence in the field of services for the aviation industry. As part of the completed research project of the Gyro-Tech Innovation in Aviation Sp.

  • Aerospace statistics – an ATI view ATI

    2019-01-13 09:18:41
    November is a busy month for UK aerospace sector statistics; the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) publishes both the Annual Business Survey (ABS) and data on Business Enterprise Research and Development (BERD).

  • Short-term employment of conscripts heightens Finnish readiness FOI

    2019-01-13 08:35:54
    In Finland, approximately ten per cent of conscripts form readiness units once their compulsory national service has been fulfilled. Their tasks have been adapted to modern hybrid warfare.

  • Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual Meeting NRC

    2019-01-12 15:53:59
    - More than 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world will gather to discuss and take part in presentations and sessions focusing on “Transportation for a Smart, Sustainable, and Equitable Future”.

  • National Research Council of Canada astronomers help map the farthest space probe flyby in history NRC

    2019-01-02 16:39:15
    - The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and the NASA New Horizons team are celebrating the success of New Horizons’ extended mission to the Kuiper belt, the farthest space probe flyby in history.

  • Improving safety for airport tower ground operations NLR

    2018-12-20 12:44:05
    The post Improving safety for airport tower ground operations appeared first on Netherlands Aerospace Centre.

  • Use of civilian drones in Germany – DLR study shows acceptance for rescue and research applications, with the existing reservations DLR - Aeronautics

    2018-12-17 09:35:12
    Scenarios for the application of civilian unmanned aerial systems (UAS) are becoming increasingly wide-ranging and diverse. In addition to initial tests of parcel deliveries from the air, the first applications in agriculture and the energy sector are already in use, with inspections carried out using unmanned aerial vehicles.

  • New collaboration to better protect Canadians from the impacts of pyrrhotite NRC

    2018-12-16 15:38:25
    - The National Research Council of Canada will announce a new collaboration project with the Government of Quebec and Université Laval to solve problems caused pyrrhotite damage to concrete.

  • Foreign interventions freeze the conflict in Syria FOI

    2018-12-16 07:12:28
    A 2018 FOI report on the Syrian civil war notes that foreign interventions are increasingly freezing the conflict. The study builds on interviews with everybody from politicians and military personnel to religious leaders and aid workers.

  • [Cooperation] JAXA and Russia's TsAGI Hold a Workshop on Aviation Technologies JAXA - Aeronautics

    2018-12-13 08:00:00
    Cooperation with overseas organizations TopicsMore December 14, 2018 JAXA and Russia's TsAGI Hold a Workshop on Aviation Technologies The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Russia's Zhukovsky Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, a member of the National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) held a 2 day workshop on aeronautical technologies in Moscow, Russia, from November 28 to 29, 2018.

  • EREA Annual Event 2018 ILOT

    2018-12-12 13:21:22
    On 3rd December 2018 in Brussels, just like each year, the EREA Annual Event was held. The event is aimed at presenting the yearly activities and achievements of the Association of European Research Establishments in Aeronautics to the public, and offering an opportunity for discussions and face-to-face meetings of the stakeholders from the European aeronautics [.

  • National Research Council of Canada recognizes scientific and technological achievements NRC

    2018-12-11 19:55:44
    - Employees were recognized and celebrated today for their contributions to the National Research Council of Canada's (NRC) scientific and technological achievements over the past year.

  • 12th “Fatigue of aircraft structures” conference ILOT

    2018-12-11 09:29:50
    On 10-11 January 2019 the Institute of Aviation will witness the 12th conference on “Fatigue of aircraft structures”. The event is organized by the Materials and Structures Research Center. The conference will cover all the issues related to fatigue of materials and aircraft structures, in particular: Full scale fatigue tests; Aircraft materials fatigue; New types [.

  • 9th IFAR Summit during 100th anniversary of TsAGI ILOT

    2018-12-10 13:43:27
    On 26-29th November, 2018 in Moscow, the 9th IFAR Summit was organized jointly with the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Russian Aero-Hydrodynamic Institute TsAGI, which is also a member of the above-mentioned organization.

  • IFAR Summit deals with global aeronautical issues NLR

    2018-12-10 10:37:44
    The International Forum for Aviation Research (IFAR) met at the end of November for the 9th time. This annual IFAR Summit took place in Moscow, on the occasion of the celebration of the 100th Anniversary ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute […]

  • National Research Council of Canada signs Memorandum of Understanding with Ministry of Science and Technology of Thailand NRC

    2018-12-09 19:55:57
    - The National Research Council and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Thailand are working together to advance research collaborations in food innovation and smart and efficient farming.

  • Contributing to the development of science and innovation in Canada NRC

    2018-12-06 19:10:37
    - The National Research Council is pleased to announce it is investing $435,041 for three contracts to support the 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing Challenge. These are the first contracts awarded under the Innovative Solutions Canada program.

  • One-day workshop for the NRC's Challenge Program on Energy materials NRC

    2018-12-04 15:49:33
    - Industry, academic and research experts interested in next-generation materials for clean and sustainable energy are invited to a one-day consultation to help define the direction of the NRC's Challenge program in this field.

  • SCOTT project creates unlimited simulation possibilities for air force NLR

    2018-12-04 09:30:25
    On Monday 19 November, the official kick-off event for the SCOTT project was held at the School of Air Control in Nieuw-Milligen, part of the Air Operations Control Station Nieuw-Milligen (AOCS NM)of the Ministry of Defence.

  • ILR-33 Amber rocket engineers awarded a bronze medal at iENA Trade Fair in Nuremberg ILOT

    2018-12-03 08:47:47
    On October 31st – November 3rd, 2018, Nuremberg hosted one of the largest and oldest specialist fairs in Europe devoted to inventions, ideas and new products: iENA International Trade Show “Ideas, Inventions, New Products”.

  • New version of foi.se FOI

    2018-12-03 08:30:24
    FOI has launched a new version of our website.

  • Invitation for a meeting with Ryszard Witkowski ILOT

    2018-12-02 14:22:18
    SALT Aviation in cooperation with the Institute of Aviation and Przegląd Lotniczy magazine invite you to a meeting with Mr. Ryszard Witkowski on the occasion of the resumption of his book: “Helicopters: construction and usage”.

  • Practice makes perfect at FOI’s IT security training facility FOI

    2018-12-02 09:48:40
    Seldom is everything perfect the first time around, but practice leads to perfection. FOI has taken note and since 2008 has built up a unique training facility, CRATE, where IT technicians from Swedish authorities and companies can practise cyber defence.

  • Design and fabrication services at the NRC – adding value for Canada NRC

    2018-11-29 22:58:56
    - The hallmark of the National Research Council's (NRC)Design and Fabrication Services Branch is its ability to work with NRC researchers in a responsive, collaborative manner, leveraging the diverse capabilities of the branch in direct support of important research and technical services.

  • Implementation of a new cloud-based HR system solution at the NRC NRC

    2018-11-29 22:54:01
    - The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has recently implemented a new cloud-based human resources (HR) talent management system, "SuccessFactors", in the areas of hiring, onboarding, off boarding, learning and performance management.

  • The NRC to contribute to Canada’s efforts to address Zika NRC

    2018-11-29 22:50:49
    - Until the Zika virus (ZV) outbreak in Brazil caught the global medical and public health communities by surprise in 2015, ZV was considered to be a benign pathogen for healthy humans.

  • Empowering the future leaders of STEM: NRC

    2018-11-29 22:42:35
    - A key goal of the National Research Council of Canada's (NRC) Aerospace Research Centre is to advance scientific knowledge in order to stimulate innovation, enhance our capabilities and sustain our relevance as a knowledge generator.

  • Collaboration centres – A collaborative approach to attaining greater impact for Canada NRC

    2018-11-29 22:22:30
    - Recognizing that we can accomplish much more by working with others than on our own, the NRC embarked on a bold initiative in 2018‑19: to create collaboration centres with leading Canadian organizations in order to accelerate science excellence and technology development.

  • From Amsterdam to Sydney in three hours: hypersonic flights in the stratosphere NLR

    2018-11-29 10:06:54
    A hypersonic aircraft can travel at velocities up to eight times the speed of sound (i.e. Mach8), and up to ten times faster than a present-day standard airliner. At those speeds, it would take only three hours to fly from […]

  • Government of Canada offers latest edition of the National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings for free NRC

    2018-11-27 18:45:39
    - Government of Canada offers latest edition of the National Energy Code of Canada for Buildings for free

  • DLR assists civil aviation with information about space weather DLR - Aeronautics

    2018-11-27 13:26:33
    The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) has designated three global space weather service centres to assist aviation with observations and forecasts of near-Earth space and atmospheric conditions during strong solar storms. One of these centres will be set up by the Pan-European Consortium for Aviation Space Weather User Services (PECASUS) under the leadership of the Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI).

  • Launch of XLCargoDrones center NLR

    2018-11-27 12:00:09
    Launch of new innovation center XLCargoDrones to accelerate unmanned cargo aircraft industry Amsterdam, November 28th, 2018 Today, innovation center XLCargoDrones has been launched at the Amsterdam Drone Week. The University of Twente, NLR- Netherlands Aerospace Centre and the Amsterdam University […]

  • ESA Director General has visited the Institute of Aviation ILOT

    2018-11-27 09:40:12
    On November 20, 2018, the Institute of Aviation hosted a delegation from the European Space Agency and the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Technology. The main guest of the visit was the ESA General Director, Mr.

  • SAT-AM Annual Review Meeting ILOT

    2018-11-27 09:08:32
    On November 14-15, 2018, the CIRA (Italian Aerospace Research Center) hosted the third annual meeting summarizing the implementation of the SAT-AM project (More Affordable Small Aircraft Manufacturing). The meeting was attended by representatives of: Clean Sky2, Evektor, Piaggo Aerospace and project partners, i.e.

  • InSight mission on Mars – the success of Polish technical thought ILOT

    2018-11-26 10:11:06
    On November 26, 2018, the InSight landed Mars. A team of Polish engineers responsible for the construction of the KRET HP3 penetrator for testing subsurface layers was involved in the mission. The device was created in the Astronika company with the help of Polish scientific units, including the Institute of Aviation, where material tests on [.

  • How sweet it is: the private-hobby-turned-global-hit story of Hummingbird Chocolate NRC

    2018-11-25 15:59:56
    - Imagine creating a small business that simply began as a fun hobby—and within five years, owning a collection of some 75 international medals for your product. That’s exactly what happened with Hummingbird Chocolate.

  • Shrinking entire medical labs onto chips with the help of nanotechnology NRC

    2018-11-25 14:28:49
    - New collaboration centre created by the National Research Council of Canada and the University of Toronto.

  • Gripen pilots train in Sweden FOI

    2018-11-25 14:08:16
    An international exercise involving Gripen pilots from five countries was recently conducted at FOI’s Air Combat Simulation Center, FLSC. The exchange of experience hones everyone’s tactical capability.

  • Clean Space Industrial Days 2018 ILOT

    2018-11-25 10:45:55
    Engineers of the Center of Space Technologies participated in the ESA Clean Space Industrial Days 2018 event at ESTEC in the Netherlands on October 23-25, 2018. Representatives of the Institute of Aviation were invited by the European Space Agency to give a presentation on the progress in the field of engines for permanent propellants for [.

  • Surftec Industrial R&D Group Biannual Members' Meeting NRC

    2018-11-22 19:29:56
    - During this 2-day meeting, participants will learn about the new Surftec! (Surface technologies industrial R&D group). In operation since 1995, Surftec recently reviewed its terms and conditions and improved its value proposition to:

  • Plenary meeting of the Committee on Space Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences ILOT

    2018-11-22 12:56:53
    On November 21, 2018 the Institute of Aviation hosted an open plenary session of the Committee on Space Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences (CSRPAS) which was jointly opened by the chairman of the Committee, professor Piotr Wolański and director of the Institute of Aviation, Paweł Stężycki, PhD Eng.

  • Increases in defence allocation eaten up by index recalculation FOI

    2018-11-21 08:06:51
    Although defence allocations have grown in recent years, they have been almost entirely erased by the annual recalculation using the Defence Price Index. This is shown by calculations from FOI.

  • AIRSHOW CHINA 2018: TsAGI key takeaways TsAGI

    2018-11-19 21:00:00
    Inearly November, the delegation ofthe The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) took part inAIRSHOW CHINA 2018— the 12th International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition and International Airport equipment Exhibition inZhuhai (China).

  • Institute of Aviation has established a cooperation with the Institute of Ceramics and Building Materials ILOT

    2018-11-19 13:04:28
    The Institute of Aviation has established a cooperation with the Institute of Ceramics and Building Materials in the field of research, expertise and technical analyzes using the infrastructure and laboratory bases of both parties.

  • NASA’s Quiet Supersonic Technology Project Passes Major Milestone NASA - Aeronautics

    2018-11-18 17:37:00
    NASA has officially committed to a development timeline that will lead to the first flight of its X-59 Quiet Supersonic Technology (QueSST) aircraft in just three years.

  • Director of the Institute of Aviation on the future of Polish aviation at the Congress 590 ILOT

    2018-11-18 13:25:11
    The third edition of the Congress 590 – one of the most important economic events in Poland took place on November 15-16, 2018 in Jasionka near Rzeszów. The event was a venue for discussions on the improvement of the Polish economy where representatives of business, science, politics and legislation marked their presence in many meetings, [.

  • Bird/Wildlife Strike Prevention Conference with MSRC employees ILOT

    2018-11-18 12:53:23
    The World Birdstrike Association together with the Civil Aviation Office organize an international conference “Bird / Wildlife Strike Prevention” which will be held on November 19-21, 2018. The conference will be devoted to reducing the risks to air traffic associated with the occurrence and activity of animals.

  • Former ICAS president visiting the Institute of Aviation ILOT

    2018-11-18 09:59:11
    Susan X. Ying, PhD, a former president of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS), and currently vice president of the Californian technology company Ampaire providing solutions for electric aircraft visited the Institute of Aviation on November 15, 2018.

  • IS continues to spread terror propaganda FOI

    2018-11-18 08:49:13
    The Islamic State terror organisation persists in spreading its digital propaganda successfully, even though major social media platforms are effectively working to prevent it.

  • TsAGI participates in the XXVI aircraft industry workshop of the Russian-French Council on economic, financial, industrial and commercial issues TsAGI

    2018-11-17 21:00:00
    #medialib# Inthe middle ofNovember arepresentative ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) participated inthe XXVI workshop onaviation ofthe Russian-French Council oneconomic, financial, industrial and commercial issues.

  • Short course at Québec Mining + Énergie 2018: Advances in LIBS instrumentation and Emerging Mining Applications NRC

    2018-11-15 14:38:31
    - As part of the Québec Mines+Énergieconference, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) is presenting a short course on advances in field mineral analysis.

  • TsAGI centenary in the history of aviation: the Buran programme TsAGI

    2018-11-13 21:00:00
    Anevent ofatruly global scale took place atBaikonur Cosmodrome inNovember, 15, 1988: Its first and only experimental unmanned flight ofthe spaceplane Buran.

  • World’s first research centre to improve Canadians’ air travel experience NRC

    2018-11-13 18:18:09
    - Air transport allows thousands of Canadians to connect with families and explore other parts of the world. It is also at the core of Canada’s economic future. To remain a leader in the aerospace industry and keep air travel safe and enjoyable for all Canadians, we need to invest in leading-edge technologies.

  • TsAGI hosts IFAR Young Researchers Conference TsAGI

    2018-11-12 21:00:00
    The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Zhukovsky Institute”) hosted the Young Researchers Conference ofInternational Forum for Aviation Research (YRCIFAR 2018), dedicated tothe Institute’s centenary.

  • Higher-performing materials for photovoltaics to be developed in Canada NRC

    2018-11-12 19:25:03
    - What are organic photovoltaics? They are thin, light, flexible and mechanically resistant solar cells based on organic semiconductors— materials that can conduct electricity under certain conditions. The organic photovoltaics industry continues to gain momentum worldwide, causing an increased demand for new advanced materials.

  • Increased Nordic defence cooperation FOI

    2018-11-12 08:13:52
    Nordic defence cooperation continues to develop, through joint exercises, information exchange and mutual use of each other’s resources, concludes FOI in a study of Nordic operational defence cooperation.

  • TsAGI centenary in the history of aviation: the Tupolev Tu-95 missile bomber TsAGI

    2018-11-10 21:00:00
    The Tu-95, NATO reporting name “Bear” isthe only propeller-powered strategic bomber still inoperational use today.

  • Visit of representatives of Turkish research and development institutions ILOT

    2018-11-07 09:52:29
    On October 27, 2018, the Institute of Aviation held a Polish-Turkish meeting of representatives of research institutes, administration and science. The Turkish side was represented by scientific and managing staff from Izmir Institute of Technology and Teknopark Izmir.

  • TsAGI centenary in the history of aviation: the MiL Mi-28 and Mi-28N helicopters TsAGI

    2018-11-06 21:00:00
    November isthe timing ofdebuts for the attack Mi-28 and Mi-28N helicopters. The first one got off the ground in1982, the second, dubbed “Night Hunter,” in1996.

  • NASA Updates Media Invitation to Observe Quiet Supersonic Flight Series Operations NASA - Aeronautics

    2018-11-06 19:05:00
    NASA has updated the date for the media day event at which journalists are invited to learn about the agency’s Quiet Supersonic Flights 2018 campaign.

  • Lightweight construction and the factory of the future: DLR@UBC cooperation agreement signed in Augsburg DLR - Aeronautics

    2018-11-06 14:18:41
    Representatives from the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the University of British Columbia, Vancouver (UBC) came together in Augsburg to sign a cooperation agreement for the DLR@UBC research initiative.

  • 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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