International & own

The Institute of Aviation cooperates with numerous R&D centres and manufacturers from the EU, Canada and the USA. Besides our commercial activity, we participated or are currently participating in the following research projects:

CURRENT

INNOLOT – Turbine for Turboshaft Engine Demonstrator  – project carried out within INNOLOT programme initiated by National Centre for Research and Development and Polish Aeronautical Technology Platform.

Head of the project: Grzegorz Socha, Associate Prof. PhD Eng.
phone: (+ 48) 22 846 00 11 ext. 347
e-mail: grzegorz.socha[at]ilot.edu.pl
Date: 01.06.2014 – 31.12.2016

MICROS – Micro sensor soldier’s life functions measurement technology – an element of an individual system, soldier’s autonomic navigation – led by Stanisław Popowski, PhD Eng. Project funded by the National Centre of Research and Development.

Head of the project: Stanisław Popowski, PhD Eng.
phone: (+ 48) 22 846 00 11 ext. 317
e-mail: stanislaw.popowski[at]ilot.edu.pl

MISTERY – Synthesis methodology of an aircraft steering system taking into account a high risk situation – project funded by the National Centre of Research and Development.

Head of the project: Ewelina Szpakowska-Peas, MSc. Eng.
phone: (+ 48) 22 846 00 11 ext. 350
e-mail: ewelina.szpakowska[at]ilot.edu.pl

Obtaining patent protection on particular European markets for the invention: “Method for Obtaing Hydrogen Peroxide, Especially of HTP Class for Propulsion Applications, and an Arragement for Vacuum Distillation” issued to the Polish Patent Office under the number P.403721 – project funded by the National Centre of Research and Development.

Head of the project: Beata Lisik, MSc.
phone: (+ 48) 22 846 00 11 ext. 462
e-mail: beata.lisik[at]ilot.edu.pl
Date: 01.12.2013 – 31.03.2017

OTEST – Innovative opto-numerical system for plane displacement measurements and analysis of mechanical properties of materials and structural elements in diverse environmental conditions – project performed as a part of INNOTECH Programme, carried out by the consortium of 3 partners: Astri Polska (leader), Faculty of Mechatronics of Warsaw University of Technology and Institute of Aviation, led by Piotr Kowalczyk, PhD Eng.

Head of the project: Piotr Kowalczyk, PhD Eng.
phone: (+ 48) 22 846 00 11 ext. 329
e-mail: piotr.kowalczyk[at]ilot.edu.pl
Date: 01.07.2014 – 31.08.2017

Research of the micro-mechanical properties of polycrystalline biphasic materials with the use of diffraction methods and crystallographic models – project funded by the National Science Centre

Head of the project: Elżbieta Gadalińska, MSc. Eng.
phone: (+ 48) 22 846 00 11 ext. 543
e-mail: elzbieta.gadalinska[at]ilot.edu.pl
Date: 21.08.2012 – 20.07.2017

 

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A detection-based collision avoidance system with obstacle avoidance maneuver prediction function for helicopters – development project carried out by the Project Leaders Team, led by Jarosław Stanisławski PhD.Eng.

Analysis of operation of the hybrid power supply system of the Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) – energy management – project carried out at the Center of Space Technology by Anna Mazur, MSc. Eng.

An effective and cost-efficient aircraft flutter analysis method based on resonance test results – research project carried out at the Composites Laboratory, led by Wojciech Chajec, MSc.Eng.

BAKOMET – Development of a non adhesive metal-composite bond for the introduction of concentrated loads into the primary sandwich structures of carbon preimpregnates – project funded by the National Centre of Research and Development. Head of the project: Daniel Szeląg, PhD Eng.

EOMC2 Earth Observation Mission Control Center – project carried out at the Center of Space Technology by Paweł Czapski, PhD Eng.

ESTERA – Multi-level Embedded Closed-Loop Control System for Fluidic Active Flow Control Actuation Applied in High-Lift and HighSpeed Aircraft Operations

ILX-27 – Unmanned helicopter – robot for special tasks – development project carried out by the Project Leaders Team in a consortium with the Air Force Institute of Technology and WZL-1 company. The project was led by Kazimierz Szumański, Professor, PhD Eng.

MOSUPS – Dynamically similar airplane model in joined wings layout – project carried out by the consortium consists of: Institute of Aviation – leader, Air Force Institute of Technology, MSP and Warsaw University of Technology; led by Cezary Galiński, Associate Prof. PhD Eng. Project was co-finaced by the National Centre of Research and Development. Head of the project: Cezary Galiński, Associate Prof. PhD Eng.

Passive protection of mobile objects (air and landbased) against AP missiles – a development project carried out in a consortium of ten partners at the Independent Landing Gear Laboratory, led by Rafał Kajka PhD Eng.

PRELOT – Development of technology for production of composite aerostructures from carbon preimpregnates while skipping the autoclave processing – project funded by the National Centre of Research and Development. Head of the project: Daniel Szeląg PhD Eng.

The geological structure of the most ancient of Mars craters from the Late Heavy Bombardment period based on spectrophotometric data from the Mars Express and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter probes and comparative analysis with the oldest earthly impact craters on the basis of satellite images – project carried out at the Center of Space Technology, led Natalia Zalewska, PhD

Wing mechanization flap “Butterfly wing” type demonstrator with the use of magnetorheological material – led by Paweł Skalski, PhD Eng. [14.12.2011 – 13.12.2014]

CURRENT

DARTDirect Air Transport – project carried out by the Center of New Technologies, financed by the European Space Agency (ESA)

Head of the project: Wojciech Miksa, PhD Eng.
phone: (+ 48) 22 846 00 11 ext. 713
e-mail: wojciech.miksa[at]ilot.edu.pl

ERA – Enhanced RPAS Automation – ERA

Head of the project: Jerzy Graffstein, PhD Eng.
phone: (+ 48) 22 846 00 11 ext. 271
e-mail: jerzy.graffstein[at]ilot.edu.pl

HYPROGEO – Hybrid Propulsion Module for transfer to GEO orbit

Head of the project: Wojciech Florczuk, MSc. Eng.
phone: (+ 48) 22 846 00 11 ext. 331
e-mail: wojciech.florczuk[at]ilot.edu.pl

 

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AEROFAST – Aerocapture for future space transportation

AEROPORTAL – A scheme supporting research and development activity of European Small and Medium sized Aviation Enterprises. AeroPortal is a consortium of experts in European technology funding in Aeronautics who offer their services free of charge to small and medium sized enterprises.

ASCOS – Aviation Safety and Certification of new Operations and Systems

CARGOMAP – Air cargo technology road map – project carried out at the Center of New Technologies

COMROTAG – Development and Testing of Computational Methods to Simulate Helicopter Rotors with Active Gurney Flap. Head of the project: Janusz Sznajder, PhD Eng.

CopAIR-LA – Cooperation European Union-Latin America in Aeronautics and Air Transport Research – A scheme supporting European research co-operation with Latin American countries in the field of aviation.

ESPOSA – Efficient Systems and Propulsion for Small Aircraft – the goal of the ESPOSA project was to develop new key components for small gas turbine engines up to 1000 kW and to develop new lean manufacture technologies.

FAMEC – Failure analysis and damage mechanisms of newely developed, gamma-prime strenghtened Ni-based superalloy. Head of the project: Grzegorz Socha, Associate Prof. PhD Eng.

GRASP – Green Advanced Space Propulsion – Alternative propulsion materials for space application.

PULCHER – Pulsed Chemical Rocket with Green High Performance Propellants – project was led by Wojciech Florczuk, MSc. Eng.

Research of the composible catalyst bed for decomposition of highly concentrated hydrogen peroxide to be applied in monopropellant thruster – project was led by Grzegorz Rarata, PhD Eng.

SAT – Small Air Transport

STARLET “Basic wind tunnel investigation to explore the use of Active Flow Control technology for aerodynamic load control” – project co-financed by the Clean Sky Joint Undertaking and the Institute of Aviation with support from the Ministry of Science, led by Janusz Sznajder PhD Eng.

TFAST – Transition Location Effect on Shock Wave Boundary Layer Interaction – the main objective of the TFAST project is to study the effect of laminar-turbulent transition location on the structure of interaction. Project was led by Janusz Sznajder, PhD Eng. More…

GRACE – Green bi-propellant apogee rocket engine for future spacecraft

Head of the project: Paweł Surmacz, MSc. Eng.
phone: (+ 48) 22 846 00 11 ext. 313
e-mail: pawel.surmacz[at]ilot.edu.pl

Date: 12.01.2015 – 31.12.2017

“FLITE 2” – “Flite Test Easy Extension” – “Modal Analysis of Aircraft Structures during in-Flight Testing

EUREKA project no 414/E-266/SPB/EUREKA/T-12/DWM 102/2004-2007
start date: 01 December 2004  –  finish datee: 30 November 2007 (Eureka)

“AERONET III” – “Aircraft Emission and Reduction Technologies  “– the effort to coordinate activities in the area of  the impact of aircraft emissions  and risk reduction technologies,  Aeronautics CA project no ACA3-CT-2003-502882
start date: 01 April  2004  –   finish date: 31 March 2008

“ADLAND” – “Adaptive Landing Gears for Improved Impact Absorption” –project no AST3-CT-2004-502793
start date: 01 December 2003  –  finish date: 30 November 2006

“SCRATCH IV” – “Support for Collaborative Aeronautical Technical Research” – the effort to encourage participation of small enterprises in projects carried out under the 6th Framework Programme, 4th edition, SSA project no ASA3-CT-2004-5109
start date: 01 May 2004  –   finish date: 30 April 2006. Contact point at the Institute of Aviation

“HISAC” – “High Speed Environmentally Friendly Aircraft”  – Aeronautics IP, project no AIP4-CT-2005-516132
start date: 01 May 2005   –    finish date: 30 April 2008

“AirTN” – “Air Transport Net” – the effort to coordinate activities for enhancement of global competitiveness of the EU in aviation AERONAUTICS CA, project no 518480
start date: 01 January 2006   –   finish  date: 31 December 2008

“UFAST” – “Unsteady Effects of Shock Wave Induced Separation” –AERONAUTICS STREP, no AST4-CT-2005-012226
start date: 01 December 2005 –  finish date: 30 November 2008

“SOFIA” – “Safe Automatic Flight Back and Landing of Aircraft” – IP project no AST5-CT-2006-030911
start date: 01 June 2006  –   finish date: 30 August 2009

“EPATS” – “European Personal Air Transportation System”  –  Aeronautics SSA, no 044549
start date: January 2007  –  finish date: June 2008, Project coordinator: the Warsaw Institute of Aviation

“CESAR” – “Cost Effective Small Aircraft” – Aeronautics IP, project no 30 888
start date: 1 September 2006   –  finish date 31 August 2009

“SCRATCH” –  “Support for Collaborative Aeronautical Technical Research”
– the effort to encourage participation of small enterprises in projects carried out under  6th Framework Programme – project extension”, Aeronautics SSA, project no ASA5-2006-036267
start date: Jun 2006-May 2007, Contact point at the Institute of Aviation

“SUPERSKYSENCE” – “Smart Maintenance of Hydraulic Fluid Using on Board Monitoring and Reconditioning System”  – Aeronautics IP project no 030863
start time: 01 June 2006  –  finish date: 30 August 2009

“DRESS” – “Distributed and Redundant Electro Mechanical Nose Gear Steering System” – Aeronautics STREP project no  AST5-CT-2006-30841
start time: June2006   –   finish date: June 2009

“HELIX” – “Innovative aerodynamic high lifts concepts” – “Nowoczesne aerodynamiczne systemy mechanizacji skrzydła” – Growth 3, RTD, czas realizacji: 01/06/2001-30/04/2005 (+ annex 2006 ),

“HiReTT” – “High Reynolds number tools and techniques for civil transport aircraft design” – “Narzędzia i Techniki Projektowania w Zakresie Dużych Liczb Reynoldsa dla Samolotów Komunikacyjnych” Growth 3, RTD, czas realizacji: 01/08/2002-30/11/ 2005

“UAVNET” – “Civilian UAV Thematic Network: Technologies, Application” – “Cywilne Samoloty Bezpilotowe: Technologia, Zastosowanie, Certyfikacja” , Growth 3, SSA/CA, czas realizacji: 01/05/2002-30/11/2005

“NAS-TAURUS” – “Technology development for aeroelastic simulations on unstructured grids” – “Opracowanie technologii symulacji aeroelastycznej na siatkach niestrukturalnych” Growth 3, RTD, czas realizacji: 01/07/2002-31/07/2004,

“X2-Noise” – “Thematic Network on Aeroacoustics of New Aircraft & Engine Configurations – Impact of Aircraft Noise on Future Designs” – “Sieć tematyczna w obszarze aeroakustyki nowych samolotów i konfiguracjii silników”, Growth 3, SSA/CA, czas realizacji: 01/11/2002-30/04/2006,

“FLITE” – “Flite test easy” – “Polepszenie procedur badania w locie dynamiki strukturalnej samolotu w warunkach naturalnych wzbudzeń” EUREKA projekt nr E12419, czas realizacji: 1.01.2002 – 30.04.2003,

“ViewLS” – Clear Views on Clean Fuels “Strategie rozwoju paliw alternatywnych w Europie-udział honorowy jako tzw. Diamond VIP” – Diamond VIP – czas realizacji 2003-2005

“FLITE” – “Flight Test Easy  – Improving the exploitation of in-flight test data under natural excitation conditions

“FLITE 2″ – “Flight Test Easy Extension” –  Modal Analysis of Aircraft Structures during in-Flight testing