News from Aviation Research

  • The ATI’s Strategic Review Committee: January date announced ATI

    2017-09-15 09:36:25
    In the past year, around £500 million of projects have been launched through the ATI programme. New projects have been funded across the ATI’s priority value streams: aerostructures, propulsion and systems. These projects have 70 unique partner organisations participating, including 20 small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

  • The ATI at the ISABE conference ATI

    2017-09-15 08:54:20
    The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) recently attended the 23nd International Society of Air-breathing Engines (ISABE) conference in Manchester. Among a line-up of senior industry speakers, Dr Simon Weeks, the ATI’s Chief Technology Officer, was invited to provide an overview of the Institute and its technology strategy for the UK aerospace sector.

  • ATI contributes to new BSI report on aerospace standards ATI

    2017-09-15 08:31:42
    The Aerospace Technology Institute has been working with the British Standards Institute (BSI) to help develop aerospace safety standards through two key national strategy groups. The ATI and BSI are contributors to the Composite Leadership Forum (CLF) and Additive Manufacturing UK (AMUK).

  • ATI welcomes new Hexcel carbon fibre research ATI

    2017-09-13 10:46:19
    The ATI has welcomed the announcement from Hexcel that it is launching a new Government-backed research project and expanding its manufacturing facility in Leicester. Supported through the ATI programme, the £7.4 millionfour-year Multi AXial Infused Materials (MAXIM) project will develop progressive, cost-effective materials and manufacturing solutions for large aerospace and automotive composite structures.

  • Hexcel’s carbon fibre research joins ATI programme ATI

    2017-09-13 10:46:19
    The ATI has welcomed the announcement from Hexcel that it is launching a new Government-backed research project and expanding its manufacturing facility in Leicester. Funded by the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) and part of the ATI programme, the £7.4 millionfour-year Multi AXial Infused Materials (MAXIM) project will develop progressive, cost-effective materials and manufacturing solutions for large aerospace and automotive.

  • #DLRparabolicflights – major milestone for experiencing microgravity in real time DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-09-10 10:00:00
    Twenty nine parabolic flight campaigns run by the Space Administration of the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) have resulted in 97 flight days, 3270 parabolas and almost 19 hours of microgravity.

  • New Canadian telescope will map largest volume of space ever surveyed NRC

    2017-09-06 20:28:51
    2017-09-07, Kaleden, BC - A Canadian effort to build one of the most innovative radio telescopes in the world will open the universe to a new dimension of scientific study. The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, today installed the final piece of this new radio telescope, which will act as a time machine allowing scientists to create a three-dimensional map of the universe extending deep into space and time.

  • Drs. Andrew Sachrajda and Alan Steele named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada NRC

    2017-09-06 13:53:50
    2017-09-07, Ottawa, Ontario - Congratulations to the NRC's Dr. Andrew Sachrajda, principal research officer in quantum physics, named Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and Dr. Alan Steele, Chief Metrologist for Canada, named Specially Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

  • Smart concrete: A step forward towards smart cities NRC

    2017-09-04 14:43:26
    2017-09-05, Ottawa, Ontario - Building out of concrete is a common practice in our modern society because of its established reputation as a sustainable, versatile and affordable building material. However, despite all of these positive qualities, the risk of corrosion in concrete structure has drawn a great deal of attention from researchers in the construction industry.

  • Seeing beyond the near deep – tech firm revolutionizes underwater exploration NRC

    2017-09-04 14:36:55
    2017-09-05, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador - Named for the mythical sea creature eulogized by Jules Verne, Kraken Sonar Systems Inc., of St. John’s, Newfoundland, is scoring commercial success by unlocking the secrets of our coastlines and oceans with leading-edge underwater imaging technology.

  • Extension of the certification scope for the Maintenance Organization of the Institute of Aviation ILOT

    2017-09-04 12:59:35
    The Maintenance Organization of the Institute of Aviation, which has been operating since 2011, has obtained the EN.145.62 certificate for ‘B2 category – piston engines’ from the Civil Aviation Office on August 25, 2017.

  • Trade mission to Nevada ILOT

    2017-09-04 12:04:51
    On August 28 – September 3, 2017, an official delegation of representatives of the Institute of Aviation set off on trade mission to Nevada, USA. The visit was part of the preparations for the Nevada state trade mission to Poland, which will be held on 14-18 October 2017.

  • Spoiler success for Spirit Aerosystems ATI

    2017-09-03 12:45:42
    The Aerospace Technology Institute sends its congratulations to the Spirit Aerosystems team in Prestwick on winning a new Airbus contract to produce carbon-composite wing components. The contract, for the ‘spoiler’ wing component of the Airbus A320 aircraft, will lead to a fundamental step change in the manufacturing processes at Prestwick and see the introduction of composite manufacturing and advanced automation.

  • Vacancy: Non-Executive Director ATI

    2017-08-31 08:43:45
    The Opportunity Position Title: Non-Executive Director Location: London / Cranfield The Role The Aerospace Technology Institute is seeking to appoint a new Non-Executive Director to its Board. We are seeking an individual with experience in operational and strategic leadership of a SME with a notable interest in the development of technology.

  • Risks with online societal services FOI

    2017-08-28 12:30:50
    Critical societal services are often dependent on information technologies to function effectively. Many of them are vulnerable to cyberattack via Internet connections.

  • Student Best Paper Award of the 5th OpenFOAM User Conference VKI

    2017-08-24 12:48:50
    Congratulation to Maria Faruoli who has been selected for the student best paper award of the 5th OpenFOAM User Conference (17-19 October 2017, Wiesbaden) out of all student submissions.https://www.esi-group.com/company/events/2017/5th-openfoam-user-conference-2017

  • FSUE «TsAGI» promotes the corporate culture of the of aviation industry TsAGI

    2017-08-23 21:00:00
    The Public Joint-Stock Company “United Aircraft Corporation” (PJSCUAC) visited the Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) atthe end ofAugust.

  • Juliusz Piasecki has passed away ILOT

    2017-08-23 12:14:43
    With deep sadness and regret we received news of sudden death of our colleague Juliusz Piasecki, a wonderful boss and a friend, always serene and cheerful . Juliusz Piasecki started working at the Institute of Aviation in 1982.

  • EDC Industrial IoT is coming on October 13th ILOT

    2017-08-23 10:56:49
    On Friday, October 13th, first EDC Industrial IoT will take place in Poland.This event, organized by Engineering Design Center, will be a part of the 8th Night at the Institute of Aviation.

  • Predix 2.0 Hackathon is coming on October 13th ILOT

    2017-08-23 10:56:49
    On Friday, October 13th, first Predix 2.0 Hackathon will take place in Poland.This event, organized by Engineering Design Center, will be a part of the 8th Night at the Institute of Aviation.

  • Altair Engineering collaborates on ATI-funded POSTIE project with Rolls-Royce ATI

    2017-08-20 15:03:31
    The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) has awarded Altair Engineering Ltd a £1.9m grant to enable Altair to collaborate with Rolls-Royce on the design of its next-generation engine architecture, UltraFan®. UltraFan® forms part of Rolls-Royce’s future vision for aircraft engines with a focus on weight reduction and fuel efficiency, together with reduced noise.

  • FSUE «TsAGI» shares experience with participants of the "Project Headquarters" competition. TsAGI

    2017-08-14 21:00:00
    InAugust, the Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) contributed toacompetitive tender for young engineers, “Project Headquarters.” The event took place atthe Moscow Polytechnic University.

  • Solar Eclipse 2017 NRC

    2017-08-14 17:29:32
    2017-08-21, Visible across North America - A total solar eclipse happens when the moon completely blocks the sun. In 2017, a total solar eclipse will be visible in parts of the United States and Canadians will experience a partial solar eclipse.

  • Encouraging the elves who tidy up the water NRC

    2017-08-13 17:59:33
    2017-08-18, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Chemical spills on a river, lake or ocean shoreline are a top priority for Calgary entrepreneur Stephen Neal. He likes to tackle these accidents as quickly and completely as possible using his highly-effective containment technology.

  • I ncreased IT protection requires teamwork FOI

    2017-08-13 09:40:27
    Protecting against attacks on IT systems is no longer just a technical matter. Today, it requires organisational engagement and attentive personnel.

  • TsAGI aerodynamicists test a model of a lightweight convertible airplane TsAGI

    2017-08-07 21:00:00
    InJuly, specialists ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) completed another testing cycle ofalightweight convertible airplane (LCA).

  • Polish Aviation Day 2017 ILOT

    2017-08-07 09:32:13
    The Armed Forces General Command invites all interested persons to an official celebration of the Polish Aviation Day that will be held on August 23-28, 2017 in Warsaw. The Polish Aviation Day (August, 28th) was set up to commemorate the victory of Franciszek Żwirka and Stanisław Wigura in the International Tourist Plane Competition (The Challenge [.

  • Government investment in aerospace is making a real difference ATI

    2017-08-06 15:22:05
    Over the past year the Aerospace Technology Institute has developed its market and economic modelling capabilities to project the aerospace sector’s future performance. The first results of this work will be published in an upcoming issue of our INSIGHT series.

  • Gifted graduates of the Educational Center “Sirius” participate in the scientific events of TsAGI TsAGI

    2017-08-02 21:00:00
    Graduates ofthe Educational Center “Sirius”— prize-winners ofthe Russian Federation Presidential award— participated inthe scientific events ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center" Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky“) within the framework ofthe business program ofMAKS-2017.

  • Research into the digitalisation of aviation DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-08-02 11:32:21
    On 3 August 2017, Rolf Henke, Executive Board Member of the German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) responsible for Aeronautics, opened the new DLR Institute of Software Methods in Dresden, together with Martin Dulig, Saxon State Minister for Economic Affairs, Labour and Transport.

  • Institute of Aviation joins the Air Show Radom 2017 exhibitor team ILOT

    2017-08-01 09:12:58
    Numerous attractions are waiting for aviation enthusiasts this year at the 15th International Air Show Radom 2017, which will be held on 26-27 August 2017 at the 42nd Żwirki and Wigury Air Base airport.

  • [Press release] JAXA clear-air turbulence detection system to be on Boeing ecoDemonstrator 2018 JAXA - Aeronautics

    2017-08-01 05:00:00

  • 25th International Defence Industry Exhibition MSPO ILOT

    2017-07-31 09:23:30
    The jubilee edition of the International Defence Industry Exhibition MSPO will be held in Kielce, Poland from 5 to 10 September 2017. The Institute of Aviation will present its R&D offer for industry 4.0.

  • High altitude research aircraft investigates particle layer above Asia DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-07-30 13:02:32
    It is one of the big unknowns in climate research. The aerosol cloud that sits above the Asian summer monsoon consists of small droplets and dust particles that reach an altitude of up to 17 kilometres and have an effect on the climate.

  • MAKS-2017: key events of TsAGI scientific and business program TsAGI

    2017-07-29 21:00:00
    The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) presents the main results ofits scientific and business program within the framework ofthe XIII International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017.

  • Giving voice to children’s lives NRC

    2017-07-27 17:56:08
    2017-07-28, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Learning to speak is one of our earliest and most joyful tasks in life. It is key to our identity – helping us to forge our first relationships and participate fully in life.

  • Completion of the internship of the fifth group of students from Ohio State University ILOT

    2017-07-27 12:00:56
    On July 25th 2017 a seminar was held, closing the three month internship of four students from Ohio State University at the Institute of Aviation. This is the fifth group of American students to complete their internship at the Institute of Aviation.

  • New sensor technology saves lives FOI

    2017-07-27 11:57:13
    FOI contributes to the development of various technologies for assisting the emergency services. Among other things, it is assessing sensor technology for listening, imaging, and detection. This involves everything from finding hollow spaces in collapsed buildings to listening for survivors or detecting dangerous gases.

  • The National Research Council teams with United States Coast Guard and Department of Homeland Security to advance icebreaking technology NRC

    2017-07-25 13:00:15
    2017-07-26, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador - Today, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) hosted dignitaries from the United States Coast Guard (USCG), United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science & Technology (S&T) Directorate, and United States (U.S.

  • AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum ILOT

    2017-07-25 10:37:06
    An event called “AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum”, the world’s largest aerospace conference, was held in Atlanta, USA on July 10-12, 2017. The Institute of Aviation was represented by the Center of Space Technologies researchers: Grzegorz Rarata, PhD, Paweł Surmacz, PhD Eng.

  • Active rotor control to reduce noise and vibration DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-07-24 06:59:43
    Under some operating conditions, rotors are the main source of noise produced by a helicopter. To reduce this noise and the simultaneous vibrations, the German Aerospace Centre (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), together with Airbus Helicopters Deutschland, has tested active rotor control on a modern, five-blade rotor in a wind tunnel as part of the SKAT (Scalability and risk minimisation of technology) research project.

  • Dowty Propellers announces new UK facility ATI

    2017-07-23 12:54:38
    The Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) welcomes Dowty Propellers’ announcement to create a new UK facility to deliver capabilities for propeller systems and future propulsion systems. The facility, which will be a new UK headquarters for Dowty Propellers, will not only benefit the Gloucester area where the facility will be based, but will also bring wider economic benefits to the UK.

  • New ATI INSIGHTs into Emerging Technologies ATI

    2017-07-23 12:48:38
    Following our first INSIGHT _01 paper which looked at Digital Transformation, the Aerospace Technology Institute (ATI) is delighted to present INSIGHT 02 & 03 , focusing on Emerging Technologies for Propulsion and Commercial Aircraft Systems.

  • DLR and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy present their new strategy DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-07-23 10:57:36
    On 24 July 2017, the German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) presented the new DLR strategy at the Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

  • Sebastian Kawa won the world championship on the GP 14 VELO glider ILOT

    2017-07-23 09:34:31
    Sebastian Kawa won the gold medal on the GP 14 VELO glider during the world championships in the 13.5 m class. The competition took place in Szatymaz, Hungary, between July 3-15, 2017.

  • NASA to Show Technologies at Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture 2017 NASA - Aeronautics

    2017-07-20 20:08:00
    Visitors to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s 2017 AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin will see NASA’s latest technologies from across the agency.

  • Development of cooperation with Chinese colleagues is one of the directions of TsAGI’s work at MAKS-2017 TsAGI

    2017-07-18 21:00:00
    The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center" Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky") held aseries ofmeetings with colleagues from China during MAKS-2017. The events were held inthe Russian Centre ofAeronautical Science.

  • 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.

  • TsAGI at MAKS-2017: road-show, innovation cluster, international cooperation development TsAGI

    2017-07-17 21:00:00
    The MAKS-2017 delegation from TsAGI (amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) headed byDirector General Sergey Chernyshev took part inthe road-show “Zhukovsky: Opportunities for investment and innovation,” signed the Agreement onthe establishment ofanaviation technology cluster, and held anumber ofmeetings with representatives ofAsia and Europe.

  • 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.

  • SAGITTA successfully completes first flight DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-07-17 10:16:15
    The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR), in tandem with project leader Airbus Defence and Space, has successfully flight tested a new aircraft as part of the development of future production-ready drones (UAVs, unmanned aerial vehicles).

  • TsAGI at the opening of MAKS-2017 TsAGI

    2017-07-16 21:00:00
    The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) exhibited atthe XIII International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2017.

  • Russian and Chinese scientists discuss the issues of aviation science at TsAGI TsAGI

    2017-07-16 21:00:00
    The XVRussia-China Conference onfundamental issues ofaerodynamics, flight dynamics, strength and flight safety took place on17-18 July inthe framework ofMAKS 2017at the Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) .

  • HALO research aircraft measures emissions from major cities DLR - Aeronautics

    2017-07-16 12:13:10
    Emissions from major cities can spread beyond the limits of these urban areas under certain weather conditions. When this happens, the wind often carries particles and gaseous pollutants over 1000 kilometres.

  • TsAGI Director General delivers address at the Educational Center “Sirius” TsAGI

    2017-07-15 21:00:00
    Sergey Chernyshev, the Director General ofthe Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) visited the children’s educational center “Sirius” inSochi, where hedelivered alecture on“The aircraft industry ofthe future: challenges, problems, solutions” for the students of“Science” approach.

  • 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.

  • TsAGI program at MAKS-2017: science development, dialogue with business community, youth seminar TsAGI

    2017-07-10 21:00:00
    The Zhukovsky Central AeroHydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI, amember ofthe National Research Center “Institute named after N.E.Zhukovsky”) has prepared anextensive scientific and business program for its participation inthe international aviation and space Salon MAKS-2017.

  • 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 […]

  • TransNav 2017 ILOT

    2017-07-04 10:47:34
    The Institute of Aviation representatives participated in the 12th International Conference on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation (TransNav 2017) hosted by Gdynia Maritime University. Krzysztof Szafran, Dr Habil. Eng. and Zbigniew Pągowski, Dr Eng.

  • 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.

  • 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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