Students from Kraków's AGH University of Science and Technology have become the first students in Poland to build a solar powered aircraft. Its maiden flight took place on Wednesday at the Polish Aviation Museum in Kraków.
US-visiting Polish President Andrzej Duda opened the Polish Business and Innovation Week in the state of Nevada on Saturday. The event is intended as a cooperation platform between US and Polish enterprise, among others in aircraft and space technology.
The defence ministry is looking to replace its current fourth-generation F-16 planes for 32 new fifth-generation F-35a jets from US defence firm Lockheed Martin.
Among those keen to snaffle up the 2mln EUR jet is Iron Maiden’s Aces High singer and keen pilot Bruce Dickinson.
LOT has had to suspend its five 737 Max jets after Boeing grounded all of its aircraft following horror crash in Ethiopia which killed all on board.
One of the tasks involved “raising the heaviest possible weight with the lightest possible aircraft” on a mission simulation to colonise the red planet.
Warsaw University of Technology’s SAE Aero Design club is hard at work, finishing preparations before flying their remote controlled aircrafts to another set of victories. TFN’s Joanna Jasińska sat down with four of the students – constructors and engineers – to find out what it’s all about, before they depart for California and the SAE Aero Design West contest on April 5-7.
The order, which cost almost 16 million złoty (3.7 million euros) gross, was funded by the Ministry of Defence as part of Poland’s army modernisation plan.
A newly-opened exhibition at the Warsaw University of Technology tells the fascinating history of Polish aviation. Running from October 22-23, the ‘Per aspera ad astra’ exhibition shows off some of Poland’s greatest aerial achievements, from fighter aircraft to rockets.
More than 130 attractions are planned for the 9th 'Night at the Institute of Aviation,' which will take place in Warsaw on October 12.