13th Conference „Fatigue of aircraft structures”


Materials and Structures Research Center invites you to the 13th conference „Fatigue of aircraft structures”, which will take place in the Łukasiewicz Research Network – Institute of Aviation on January 16-17, 2019.

Symposium on Stress Measurement and Interpretation


For the eighth time, the employees of the Materials and Structures Research Center participated in the Symposium on Stress Measurement and Interpretation (SPINA). This time the meeting took place in the Institute of Materials Science of the University of Silesia in Chorzów.

12th “Fatigue of aircraft structures” conference


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.

Sebastian Kawa and GP 14 won World Championship



Sebastian Kawa flying the glider GP 14 VELO won gold medal at the 2nd 13.5m Class WGC in Szatymaz, Hungary July 3rd -16th, 2017. Glider GP 14 VELO was created within the project „Light and high-performance glider with innovative wing design” co-financed by the Operational Programme Innovative economy. Project was conducted by Institute of Aviation and company PESZKE S.C. from Krosno.

Resonant tests of Icare II motor glider


At the beginning of the year 2017 the resonant tests of Icaré II XX electric motor glider (http://www.icare-solar.de) was performed within the framework of the agreement reached last year between the Institute of Aviation and the Technical University of Stuttgart. The motor glider was designed and built in 1996 by students of the Institute of Aircraft Construction at the University of Stuttgart (Universität Stuttgart IFB).