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.
A service centre for wide-body passenger aircraft, including Boeing 787 Dreamliners, Boeing 777s and Airbus A350s, will be built at Rzeszów-Jasionka Airport, southern Poland. It is expected to be the largest facility of its type in Central and Eastern Europe.